5 U.S. Code § 5349 - Prevailing rate employees; legislative, judicial, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, and government of the District of Columbia

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(a) The pay of employees, described under section 5102 (c)(7) of this title, in the Library of Congress, the Botanic Garden, the Government Printing Office, the Government Accountability Office, the Office of the Architect of the Capitol, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, and the government of the District of Columbia, shall be fixed and adjusted from time to time as nearly as is consistent with the public interest in accordance with prevailing rates and in accordance with such provisions of this subchapter, including the provisions of section 5344, relating to retroactive pay, and subchapter VI of this chapter, relating to grade and pay retention, as the pay-fixing authority of each such agency may determine. Subject to section 213 (f) of title 29, the rates may not be less than the appropriate rates provided for by section 206 (a)(1) of title 29. If the pay-fixing authority concerned determines that the provisions of subchapter VI of this chapter should apply to any employee under his jurisdiction, then the employee concerned shall be deemed to have satisfied the requirements of section 5361 (1) of this title if the tenure of his appointment is substantially equivalent to the tenure of any appointment referred to in such paragraph.
(b) Subsection (a) of this section does not modify or otherwise affect section 5102 (d) of this title, section 305 of title 44, and section 5141 of title 31.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 92–392, § 1(a),Aug. 19, 1972, 86 Stat. 572; amended Pub. L. 95–454, title VIII, § 801(a)(3)(H),Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1222; Pub. L. 97–258, § 3(a)(11),Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1063; Pub. L. 100–426, title III, § 301,Sept. 9, 1988, 102 Stat. 1602; Pub. L. 101–474, § 5(j),Oct. 30, 1990, 104 Stat. 1100; Pub. L. 108–271, § 8(b),July 7, 2004, 118 Stat. 814.)
Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those comprising subsec. (a) of this section were contained in Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 471; Pub. L. 90–83, § 1(97),Sept. 11, 1967, 81 Stat. 220 (formerly classified to section 5341 (a) of this title) prior to the general amendment of this subchapter by section 1(a) ofPub. L. 92–392.
Amendments

2004—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 108–271substituted “Government Accountability Office” for “General Accounting Office”.
1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–474struck out “the Administrative Office of the United States Courts,” before “the Library of Congress”.
1988—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–426inserted reference to General Accounting Office.
1982—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 97–258substituted “section 5141” for “section 180”.
1978—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–454substituted “subchapter VI of this chapter, relating to grade and pay retention,” for “section 5345, relating to retention of pay,”, “subchapter VI of this chapter” for “section 5345 of this title”, and “section 5361 (1)” for “paragraph (2) of section 5345 (a)”.
Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–454effective on first day of first applicable pay period beginning on or after 90th day after Oct. 13, 1978, see section 801(a)(4) ofPub. L. 95–454, set out as an Effective Date note under section 5361 of this title.
Effective Date

Section effective on first day of first applicable pay period beginning on or after 90th day after Aug. 19, 1972, see section 15(a) ofPub. L. 92–392, set out as a note under section 5341 of this title.

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