Under Rule 6.7, OPM and an agency with a performance system established in the out-of-service service may enter into an agreement setting out the conditions under which the staff of the Agency`s system may be transferred to the competition department. OPM has agreements with: an exchange agreement gives current federal employees in the out-of-service service the opportunity to apply for revenue transportation jobs in the competition department. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) provides the following list of major appointing agencies that can use agencies to make career and career appointments. OPM established this list to support federal personnel specialists. The list contains quotes about the applicable law. It also contains the conditions applicable to appointments under exchange agreements concluded between an agency and the OPM. OPM also provides an incomplete list of legal appointing authorities outside of Title 5, United States Code (5 U.S.C.). The OPM does not regulate the appointing authorities outside of Title 5. For a description of the authorities that are not Title 5, agencies should consult the cited laws. An agency may not competitively appoint a staff member covered by an exchange agreement to an appointment related to a career or career under the conditions listed below. Any interchangeable agreement shall set these conditions. The conditions are not mentioned in the Code of Federal Regulations.
Persons who do not qualify for appointment under the Interchange Agreement may apply for a post under a competition review procedure or other appointments, provided that the person fulfils all applicable admission conditions. The Portability of Benefits for Nonappropriated Fund Employees Act of 1990 (Pub. 101-508) allows the service to have a non-misappropriated fund instrument (NAFI) to determine the salaries and benefits of a Department of Defense (DOD) staff member who moves to a meeting of a DOD official and a NAFI Coast Guard officer, travelling to a coastguard official meeting on or after 1 January; 1987, but only if the worker changes between the two dates without a length of service exceeding 3 days. Public Law 104-106 (10 February 1996) also amended the Portability Act to allow certain pension benefits with working hours not exceeding one year. In order to be covered by these provisions, an appointment may be made on the basis of the interchange agreement or another appointing authority in force. . . .