(a) Additional Compensation Based on Title 5 Authorities.— The Secretary of Defense may provide employees in defense intelligence positions compensation (in addition to basic pay), including benefits, incentives, and allowances, consistent with, and not in excess of the level authorized for, comparable positions authorized by title 5.
(b) Allowances Based on Living Costs and Environment.—
(1)In addition to basic pay, employees in defense intelligence positions who are citizens or nationals of the United States and are stationed outside the continental United States or in Alaska may be paid an allowance, in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense, while they are so stationed.
(2)An allowance under this subsection shall be based on—
(A)living costs substantially higher than in the District of Columbia;
(B)conditions of environment which
(i) differ substantially from conditions of environment in the continental United States, and
(ii) warrant an allowance as a recruitment incentive; or
(C)both of the factors specified in subparagraphs (A) and (B).
(3)An allowance under this subsection may not exceed the allowance authorized to be paid by section
5941(a) of title
5 for employees whose rates of basic pay are fixed by statute.
Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in sections
1604(b)(2), (d) of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 104–201, §§ 1632(a)(3),
Section effective Oct. 1, 1996, see section 1635 ofPub. L. 104–201, set out as an Effective Date of 1996 Amendment note under section
1593 of this title.
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