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OPM RIN: 3206-AL14 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Medical Qualification Determinations 
Abstract:

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) proposed to revise its regulations for medical qualification determinations.  The revised regulations would update references and language; add and modify definitions; clarify coverage and applicability; address the need for medical documentation and medical examination and/or testing for an applicant or employee whose position may or may not have medical standards, physical requirements and/or physical fitness standards or testing; and may recommend the establishment of agency medical review boards.  The final rule will provide agencies with more comprehensive guidance regarding medical evaluation and clearance procedures and implementation of a comprehensive physical fitness and medical standards program for applicants and employees.

 
Agency: Office of Personnel Management(OPM)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 5 CFR 339   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 3301 to 3302    5 U.S.C. 3312(b)    5 U.S.C. 3318(b)    5 U.S.C. 3320    5 U.S.C. 3504    5 U.S.C. 5112    E.O. 9830   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/27/2007  72 FR 73282   
NPRM Comment Period End  02/25/2008    
Final Action  12/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Phil Spottswood
Employee Services
Office of Personnel Management
1900 E Street NW.,
Washington, DC 20415
Phone:202 606-1389
Fax:202 606-2329
Email: phil.spottswood@opm.gov