2 U.S. Code § 1849 - Compensation of certain positions under jurisdiction of Architect of the Capitol

The Architect of the Capitol may fix the rate of basic pay for not more than 32 positions at a rate not to exceed the highest total rate of pay for the Senior Executive Service under subchapter VIII of chapter 53 of title 5 for the locality involved.

Source

(Pub. L. 101–520, title I, § 108,Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2268; Pub. L. 102–90, title I, § 104,Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat. 459; Pub. L. 105–55, title III, § 311(a), (b),Oct. 7, 1997, 111 Stat. 1201; Pub. L. 107–68, title I, § 129(c)(1),Nov. 12, 2001, 115 Stat. 580; Pub. L. 107–117, div. B, § 914(a),Jan. 10, 2002, 115 Stat. 2324; Pub. L. 109–55, title I, § 1201(a),Aug. 2, 2005, 119 Stat. 579; Pub. L. 111–316, § 1(a),Dec. 18, 2010, 124 Stat. 3452.)
Codification

Section was classified to section 166b–3b of former Title 40, prior to the enactment of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, § 1,Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062.
Amendments

2010—Pub. L. 111–316amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section related to compensation of certain positions under jurisdiction of Architect of the Capitol, specifying twelve positions fixed in relation to Senior Executive Service, nine positions fixed in relation to the General Schedule, and four positions for Executive Project Directors.
2005—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 109–55substituted “9 positions” for “8 positions”.
2002—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 107–117added subsec. (c).
2001—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–68, § 129(c)(1)(A), added subsec. (a) and struck out former subsec. (a) which read as follows: “Effective as of the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after November 5, 1990, the compensation of the Director of Engineering (under the Architect of the Capitol) shall be equal to such rate as the Architect considers appropriate, not to exceed 90 percent of the highest total rate of pay for the Senior Executive Service under chapter 53 of title 5 for the locality involved.”
Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 107–68, § 129(c)(1), redesignatedsubsec. (c) as (b) and struck out former subsec. (b) which read as follows:
“(1) Effective beginning with any pay period beginning on or after November 5, 1990, the Architect of the Capitol may fix the rate of basic pay—
“(A) for not more than one of the positions under paragraph (2) at a rate not to exceed 90 percent of the highest total rate of pay for the Senior Executive Service under chapter 53 of title 5 for the locality involved; and
“(B) for any other position under paragraph (2), at such rate as the Architect considers appropriate for such position, not to exceed 85 percent of the highest total rate of pay for the Senior Executive Service under chapter 53 of title 5 for the locality involved.
“(2) Authority under paragraph (1) may be exercised with respect to any of the following positions under the jurisdiction of the Architect of the Capitol:
“(A) The Senior Landscape Architect.
“(B) The Administrative Assistant.
“(C) The Executive Officer.
“(D) The Budget Officer.
“(E) The General Counsel.
“(F) The Superintendent of the Senate Office Buildings.
“(G) The Superintendent of the House Office Buildings.
“(H) The Supervising Engineer of the United States Capitol.”
1997—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–55, § 311(a), substituted “such rate as the Architect considers appropriate, not to exceed 90 percent of the highest total rate of pay for the Senior Executive Service under chapter 53 of title 5 for the locality involved” for “the rate of basic pay payable for level V of the Executive Schedule”.
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 105–55, § 311(b)(1), struck out at end “For purposes of the preceding sentence, ‘the maximum rate allowable for the Senior Executive Service’ means the highest rate of basic pay that may be set for the Senior Executive Service under section 5382 (b) of title 5.”
Subsec. (b)(1)(A), (B). Pub. L. 105–55, § 311(b)(2), substituted “the highest total rate of pay for the Senior Executive Service under chapter 53 of title 5 for the locality involved” for “the maximum rate allowable for the Senior Executive Service”.
1991—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 102–90, § 104(a)(3), inserted sentence at end relating to maximum rate allowable for Senior Executive Service.
Subsec. (b)(1)(A). Pub. L. 102–90, § 104(a)(1), substituted “90 percent of the maximum rate allowable for the Senior Executive Service;” for “the rate payable for grade GS–18 of the General Schedule;”.
Subsec. (b)(1)(B). Pub. L. 102–90, § 104(a)(2), substituted “85 percent of the maximum rate allowable for the Senior Executive Service.” for “the rate payable for step 2 of grade GS–17 of the General Schedule.”
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–90, § 104(b), added subsec. (c).
Effective Date of 2010 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 111–316applicable with respect to pay periods beginning on or after Dec. 18, 2010, see section 1(c) ofPub. L. 111–316, set out as a note under section 1805 of this title.
Effective Date of 2005 Amendment

Pub. L. 109–55, title I, § 1201(b),Aug. 2, 2005, 119 Stat. 579, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to pay periods beginning on or after the date of the enactment of this Act [Aug. 2, 2005].”
Effective Date of 2002 Amendment

Pub. L. 107–117, div. B, § 914(b),Jan. 10, 2002, 115 Stat. 2324, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to pay periods beginning on or after October 1, 2001.”
Effective Date of 2001 Amendment

Pub. L. 107–68, title I, § 129(c)(2),Nov. 12, 2001, 115 Stat. 580, provided that: “The amendment made by paragraph (1) [amending this section] shall apply with respect to pay periods beginning on or after the expiration of the 21-day period which begins on the date the Architect of the Capitol submits to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and Senate a list containing the 12 positions for which the Architect will fix the rate of basic pay under the amendment, the rate of basic pay for each such position, and the job description for each such position.”
Effective Date of 1997 Amendment

Pub. L. 105–55, title III, § 311(c),Oct. 7, 1997, 111 Stat. 1202, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [amending this section] shall apply with respect to pay periods beginning on or after January 1, 1998.”

 

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