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H.R. 5957
September 21, 2016
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114TH CONGRESS, 2D SESSION, H. R. 5957 IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Received AN ACT
To include disabled veteran leave in the personnel management system of the Federal Aviation
Administration. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in
Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the
‘‘Federal Aviation Administration Veteran Transition Improvement Act of 2016’’.
SECTION 2. INCLUSION OF DISABLED VETERAN LEAVE IN FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION
PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.
(a) IN GENERAL.—Section 40122(g)(2) of title 49,  United States Code, is amended—
(1) in subparagraph (H), by striking ‘‘; and’’ and inserting a semicolon;
(2) in subparagraph (I)(iii), by striking the period at the end and inserting ‘‘; and’’; and
(3) by adding at the end the following:
‘‘(J) subject to paragraph (4) of this subsection, section 6329, relating to disabled veteran leave.’’.
(b) CERTIFICATION OF LEAVE.—Section 40122(g) of such title is amended— (1) by redesignating
paragraph (4) as paragraph (5); and  (2) by inserting after paragraph (3) the following:
‘‘(4) CERTIFICATION OF DISABLED VETERAN LEAVE.—
In order to verify that leave credited to an employee pursuant to paragraph (2)(J) is used for treating a  
service-connected disability, that employee shall, notwithstanding section 6329(c) of title 5, submit to the
Assistant Administrator for Human Resource Management of the Federal Aviation Administration certification
in such form and manner as the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration may prescribe, that the
employee used that leave for purposes of being furnished treatment for that disability by a health care
provider.’’.
(c) APPLICATION.—The amendments made by this section shall apply with respect to any employee of the
Federal Aviation Administration hired on or after the date that is one year after the date of the enactment of
this  Act.
(d) POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.—Not later than 270 days after the date of the enactment of this Act,
the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration shall prescribe policies and procedures to carry out
the amendments made by this section that are comparable, to the maximum extent practicable, to the
regulations prescribed by the Office of Personnel Management under section 6329 of title 5, United States
Code. Passed the House of Representatives September 20, 2016.
Attest: KAREN L. HAAS, Clerk.
Federal Aviation Administration Veteran Transition Improvement Act of 2016’’