(1)the term “statutory pay system” means a pay system under—
(A)subchapter III, relating to the General Schedule;
(B)section 403 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980, relating to the Foreign Service of the United States; or
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38, relating to the Veterans Health Administration (other than a position subject to section
7451 of title
(2)the term “ECI” means the Employment Cost Index (wages and salaries, private industry workers) published quarterly by the Bureau of Labor Statistics;
(3)the “base quarter” for any year is the 3-month period ending on September 30 of such year;
(4)the term “pay agent” means the agent designated by the President under section
(5)the term “locality” or “pay locality” means any locality, as established or modified under section
(6)the term “pay disparity”, as used with respect to a locality, means the extent to which rates of pay payable under the General Schedule are generally lower than the rates paid for the same levels of work by non-Federal workers in the same locality; except as otherwise required in this subchapter, a pay disparity shall be expressed as a single percentage which, if uniformly applied to employees within the locality who are receiving rates of pay under the General Schedule, would cause the rates payable to such employees to become substantially equal (when considered in the aggregate) to the rates paid to non-Federal workers for the same levels of work in the same locality;
(7)the term “comparability payment” means a payment payable under section
(8)the term “rates of pay under the General Schedule”, “rates of pay for the General Schedule”, or “scheduled rates of basic pay” means the rates of basic pay under the General Schedule as established by section
5332, excluding pay under section
5304 and any other additional pay of any kind; and
(9)the term “General Schedule position” means any position to which subchapter III applies.
2004—Par. (8). Pub. L. 108–411added par. (8) and struck out former par. (8) which read as follows: “the term ‘rates of pay under the General Schedule’, ‘rates of pay for the General Schedule’, or ‘scheduled rates of basic pay’ means—
“(A) the rates of basic pay set forth in the General Schedule; and
“(B) in the case of an employee receiving a retained rate of basic pay under section
5363, the rate of basic pay payable under such section; and”.
1993—Par. (8). Pub. L. 103–89, § 3(b)(1)(E)(i), redesignated subpar. (C) as (B) and struck out former subpar. (B) which read as follows: “in the case of an employee covered by the performance management and recognition system, the rates of basic pay under chapter 54; and”.
Par. (9). Pub. L. 103–89, § 3(b)(1)(E)(ii), substituted “applies” for “applies (including any position under the performance management and recognition system)”.
1992—Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 102–378, § 2(25)(A), amended subpar. (C) generally. Prior to amendment, subpar. (C) read as follows: “chapter
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38, relating to the Veterans Health Services and Research Administration;”.
Amendment by Pub. L. 108–411effective on the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after the 180th day after Oct. 30, 2004, with provisions relating to conversion rules, see section 301(d) ofPub. L. 108–411, set out as a note under section
5363 of this title.
Section effective on such date as the President shall determine, but not earlier than 90 days, and not later than 180 days, after Nov. 5, 1990, see section
529 [title III, § 305] of Pub. L. 101–509, set out as an Effective Date of 1990 Amendment note under section
5301 of this title.
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