5 U.S. Code § 5372b. Administrative appeals judges
(a) For the purpose of this section—
the term “administrative appeals judge position” means a position the duties of which primarily involve reviewing decisions of administrative law judges appointed under section 3105; and
(c) A rate of basic pay fixed under this section shall be—
(Added Pub. L. 106–554, § 1(a)(3) [title VI, § 645(a)(1)], Dec. 21, 2000, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–169; amended Pub. L. 108–271, § 8(b), July 7, 2004, 118 Stat. 814.)
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GS–15, referred to in subsec. (b), is contained in the General Schedule which is set out under section 5332 of this title.
2004—Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 108–271 substituted “Government Accountability Office” for “General Accounting Office”.
“The amendment made by subsection (a)(1) [enacting this section] shall apply with respect to pay for service performed on or after the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after—
the 120th day after the date of the enactment of this Act [Dec. 21, 2000]; or
if earlier, the effective date of regulations prescribed by the Office of Personnel Management to carry out such amendment.”