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602a.15.    Creation of eligible lists.
602a.16.    Duration of eligible lists.
602a.17.    Amendment of eligible lists.
602a.18.    Replacement and integration of eligible lists.
602a.19.    Cancellation of eligible lists.

§ 602a.15. Creation of eligible lists.

 Upon the scoring of an examination, the Office of Administration will create an eligible list, which shall contain the names of the applicants who qualified for and successfully passed the examination. Eligible lists shall be arranged in order of final examination scores and must include applicable veterans’ preference points in accordance with the act, 51 Pa.C.S. Chapter 71 (relating to veterans’ preference), and this subpart.

§ 602a.16. Duration of eligible lists.

 The duration of an eligible list will be fixed by the Office of Administration based on the needs and interests of the Commonwealth.

§ 602a.17. Amendment of eligible lists.

 (a)  Amendments permitted. The Office of Administration may amend an eligible list to correct a clerical error; to correct an eligible’s score; to indicate a change in veteran status; to add or remove a name; or to suspend or change an applicant’s eligibility for certification, appointment or promotion.

 (b)  Effect of amendment. An amendment to an eligible list may not disadvantage an eligible lawfully appointed or promoted to the relevant position based on a valid certification previously issued.

§ 602a.18. Replacement and integration of eligible lists.

 (a)  Replacement and integration permitted. A newly established eligible list may replace an earlier eligible list appropriate for the same job classification. The Office of Administration may integrate an eligible list with an equivalent list established later based on final examination scores and veterans’ preference points, when applicable.

 (b)  Notice. When an examination is announced that may result in the replacement of an eligible list, the eligibles whose names remain on the list being replaced shall be notified of their opportunity to participate in the examination.

§ 602a.19. Cancellation of eligible lists.

 (a)  Cancellation permitted. The Office of Administration may cancel an eligible list where it determines that illegality or fraud occurred in connection with the eligible list.

 (b)  Public hearing. Prior to cancelling an eligible list, the Office of Administration shall hold a public hearing, which shall be conducted in accordance with Chapter 607a (relating to practice and proceedings before the Office of Administration) of this subpart.

 (c)  Notice. When an eligible list is cancelled, the eligibles whose names remain on the list being cancelled shall be notified of the cancellation.

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