(Added Pub. L. 101–509, title V, § 529 [title I, § 109(a)(1)(A)], Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1427, 1451; amended Pub. L. 104–52, title V, § 521,Nov. 19, 1995, 109 Stat. 494; Pub. L. 105–61, title I, § 121,Oct. 10, 1997, 111 Stat. 1289.)
References in Text
The General Schedule, referred to in subsec. (a), is set out under section
of this title.
1997—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–61
amended subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (a) consisted of pars. (1) to (8) providing maximum levels of General Schedule at which Secretary of the Treasury was to set basic rates of pay for positions in police forces of Bureau of Engraving and Printing and United States Mint.
1995—Subsec. (a)(8). Pub. L. 104–52
, which directed amendment of this section by adding par. (8), was executed by adding par. (8) at end of subsec. (a) to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
Effective Date; Conversion and Savings Provisions
Pub. L. 101–509
, title V, § 529 [title I, § 109(c)], Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1427
, 1452, provided that:
“(1) This section and the amendments made by this section [enacting this section, amending section
of this title, and enacting provisions set out as a note below] shall become effective on the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after the 30th day following the date of enactment of this Act [Nov. 5, 1990].
“(2)(A) A special pay rate (as defined in subparagraph (B)) shall apply to an individual holding a position if—
“(i) as a result of the initial exercise of authority with respect to such position under the amendment made by subsection (a)(1)(A) [enacting this section], such individual would (but for this paragraph) be paid—
“(I) at the step of the grade for which such special pay rate is then in effect; or
“(II) at a level which is between steps for which special pay rates are then in effect; and
“(ii) such position is within the area or location with respect to which that special pay rate or those special pay rates, as applicable, are then in effect.
The Secretary of the Treasury shall prescribe regulations for determining which special pay rate shall apply in a situation described in clause (i)(II).
“(B) For the purpose of this paragraph, the term ‘special pay rate’ means a rate which—
“(i) is established under section
, United States Code (or a succeeding provision of law);
“(ii) is applicable to positions within the police forces of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the United States Mint; and
“(iii) has been in effect (including any adjustments under section 5303(d) of such title) since on or before the effective date of this section.
“(3) No rate of basic pay in effect immediately before this section takes effect shall be reduced by reason of the enactment of this section.”
Special Pay Rates Not Affected
Pub. L. 101–509
, title V, § 529 [title I, § 109(b)], Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1427
, 1451, as amended by Pub. L. 102–378
, § 3(1),Oct. 2, 1992, 106 Stat. 1355
, provided that: “Nothing in this section or in any amendment made by this section [enacting this section, amending section
of this title, and enacting provisions set out as a note above] shall—
“(1) affect any special pay rate under section
, United States Code, established before this section takes effect; or
“(2) impair any authority to fix or adjust special pay rates under such section
(or a succeeding provision of law) for positions within the police forces of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the United States Mint.”
[Amendment by Pub. L. 102–378
529 [title I, § 109(b)] of Pub. L. 101–509
, set out above, effective Nov. 5, 1990, see section 9(b)(6) ofPub. L. 102–378
, set out as an Effective Date of 1992 Amendment note under section
of this title.]