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Procedural
Requirements
NPR 3335.1I
Effective Date: June 20, 2016
Expiration Date: December 20, 2022
COMPLIANCE IS MANDATORY FOR NASA EMPLOYEES
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Subject: Merit Promotion and Placement

Responsible Office: Office of the Chief Human Capital Officer


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Chapter 9. Nepotism, Personal Favoritism, and Recusal

9.1.1 An employee who has the authority to take, direct others to take, recommend, or approve any personnel action will not appoint, employ, promote, advance, or advocate for appointment, employment, promotion, or advancement of any relative as defined in 5 U.S.C. 3110.

9.1.2 No employee shall take, or direct others to take, any prohibited personnel practice as set forth in 5 U.S.C. 2302.

9.1.3 No employee may, in recommending or selecting candidates for promotion, show or give preference to any candidate based upon factors not pertinent to the candidate's qualifications for performing work.

9.1.4 A management official may not appoint, employ, promote, or advance one of his/her relatives (by blood or marriage) to a position in the Agency, nor may a management official advocate a relative for appointment, employment, promotion, or advancement in the Agency.

9.1.5 An individual may not be appointed, employed, promoted, or advanced if the action was advocated by a management official who is serving in or exercising jurisdiction or control over the organization and who is a relative of the individual.

9.1.6 These provisions apply to all individuals involved in the rating, ranking, evaluation, and/or selection processes for actions under this plan.

9.1.7 All Agency personnel should recuse themselves from any official activities associated with the recruitment, placement, and promotion process where there is a reasonable basis for questioning their impartiality.



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