(Pub. L. 95–521, title V, § 502, as added Pub. L. 101–194, title VI, § 601(a), Nov. 30, 1989, 103 Stat. 1761; amended Pub. L. 101–280, § 7(a)(1), (b), May 4, 1990, 104 Stat. 161; Pub. L. 101–650, title III, § 319, Dec. 1, 1990, 104 Stat. 5117; Pub. L. 102–198, § 6, Dec. 9, 1991, 105 Stat. 1624; Pub. L. 102–378, § 4(b)(3), Oct. 2, 1992, 106 Stat. 1357.)

References in Text

The General Schedule, referred to in subsec. (a), is set out under section 5332 of this title.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 502 of Pub. L. 95–521, title V, Oct. 26, 1978, 92 Stat. 1867, is set out as a note under section 207 of Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure.


1992—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–378, § 4(b)(3), substituted “who occupies a position classified above GS–15 of the General Schedule or, in the case of positions not under the General Schedule, for which the rate of basic pay is equal to or greater than 120 percent of the minimum rate of basic pay payable for GS–15 of the General Schedule” for “whose rate of basic pay is equal to or greater than the annual rate of basic pay in effect for grade GS–16 of the General Schedule”.
1991—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–198 substituted heading for one which read “Senior Judges Teaching Compensation” and amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Any compensation for teaching received by a senior judge (as designated under section 294 (b) of title 28, United States Code) approved under subsection (a)(5) of this section shall not be treated as outside earned income for the purpose of the limitation under section 501 (a).”
1990—Pub. L. 101–650 designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), inserted heading, and added subsec. (b).
Pub. L. 101–280, § 7(a)(1), in introductory provisions substituted “a noncareer officer or employee” for “not a career civil servant”.
Pub. L. 101–280, § 7(b)(1), in par. (1) substituted “receive compensation for affiliating with or being” for “affiliate with or be” and “which provides professional services involving” for “to provide professional services which involves”, and struck out “for compensation” after “relationship”.
Pub. L. 101–280, § 7(b)(2), in par. (3) substituted “receive compensation for practicing” for “practice” and struck out “for compensation” after “relationship”.

Effective Date

Section effective Jan. 1, 1991, but shall cease to be effective if the provisions of section 703 of Pub. L. 101–194, 5 U.S.C. 5318 note , are subsequently repealed, see section 603 of Pub. L. 101–194, set out as an Effective Date of 1989 Amendment note under section 7701 of Title 26, Internal Revenue Code.