(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
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
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
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.
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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