The Office of Personnel Management, Merit Systems Protection Board, and Special Counsel may investigate and report on matters concerning—
the enforcement and effect of the rules prescribed by the President under this title for the administration of the competitive service and the regulations prescribed by the Office of Personnel Management under section 1302(a) of this title; and
the action of an examiner, a board of examiners, and other employees concerning the execution of the provisions of this title that relate to the administration of the competitive service.
(Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 401; Pub. L. 95–454, title IX, § 906(a)(4), (11), Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1225.)