37 U.S. Code § 1008 - Presidential recommendations concerning adjustments and changes in pay and allowances
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(a) The President shall direct an annual review of the adequacy of the pays and allowances authorized by this title for members of the uniformed services.
(b) Whenever the President considers it appropriate, but in no event later than January 1, 1967, and not less than once each four years thereafter, he shall direct a complete review of the principles and concepts of the compensation system for members of the uniformed services. Upon completion of such review he shall submit a detailed report to Congress summarizing the results of such review together with any recommendations he may have proposing changes in the statutory salary system and other elements of the compensation structure provided members of the uniformed services.
Source(Added Pub. L. 89–132, § 2(a),Aug. 21, 1965, 79 Stat. 546; amended Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title VI, § 642(b),Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 368.)
1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–106struck out at end “Upon completion of this review, but not later than March 31 of each year, the President shall submit to Congress a detailed report summarizing the results of such annual review together with any recommendations for adjustments in the rates of pay and allowances authorized by this title.”
Section effective Sept. 1, 1965, see section 10 ofPub. L. 89–132, set out as an Effective Date of 1965 Amendment note under section 203 of this title.
Delegation of Reporting Function
Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense
By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, including Section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, I authorize you to submit to the Congress the report summarizing the results of the review of the principles and concepts of the compensation system for members of the uniformed services, as required by P.L. 89–132, Sec. 2(a), August 21, 1965 (37 U.S.C. 1008 (b)).
You are authorized and directed to publish this memorandum in the Federal Register.George Bush.