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OPM RIN: 3206-AN70 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: Personnel Investigations 

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is proposing to revise its regulations governing personnel investigations to address requirements governing the use of a polygraph for employment screening of applicants and appointees. The proposed rule change will put into regulation policies that were formerly prescribed in the Federal Personnel Manual, now abolished, chapter 736, section 2-6, titled Use of the Polygraph in Personnel Investigations. 

Agency: Office of Personnel Management(OPM)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 5 CFR 736   
Legal Authority: 5 U.S.C. 1302    5 U.S.C. 3301    5 U.S.C. 7301    5 U.S.C. 7312    E.O. 10577, 3 CFR 1954 to 1958 Comp., p. 218, as amended    E.O. 13488, as amended (see 5 U.S.C.A. 7301 note) and Civil Service Rules II, V, and VI as amended and codified at 5 CFR parts 2, 5, and 6    Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12    E.O. 13467, as amended (see 50 U.S.C.A. 3161 note)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  05/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Lisa Loss
Director, Suitability and Credentialing Executive Agent Programs
Office of Personnel Management
1900 E Street NW,
Washington, DC 20415-8200
Phone:202 606-0960