EO 12944 – Adjustments of Certain Rates of Pay and Allowances

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the
laws of the United States of America, including section 704 of Public Law
101–194; section 302 of the Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act of
1990, as incorporated in section 529 of Public Law 101–509; section 301(a)
of Public Law 102–40; section 630(a) of Public Law 103–329; section 601
of Public Law 103–337; section 31 of title 2, United States Code; section
104 of title 3, United States Code; sections 5303, 5318, and 5382 of title
5, United States Code; section 3963 of title 22, United States Code; and
section 461(a) of title 28, United States Code, it is hereby ordered as follows:


Section 1. Statutory pay systems. The rates of basic pay or salaries of
the statutory pay systems (as defined in 5 U.S.C. 5302(1)) are set forth
on the schedules attached hereto and made a part hereof:
(a) The General Schedule (5 U.S.C. 5332(a)) at Schedule 1;
(b) The Foreign Service Schedule (22 U.S.C. 3963) at Schedule 2; and
(c) The schedules for the Veterans Health Administration of the Department
of Veterans Affairs (38 U.S.C. 7306, 7404; section 301(a) of Public Law
102–40) at Schedule 3.


Sec. 2. Senior Executive Service. Pursuant to section 5382 of title 5, United
States Code, the rates of basic pay for senior executives in the Senior
Executive Service are set forth on Schedule 4 attached hereto and made
a part hereof.


Sec. 3. Executive salaries. The rates of pay or salaries for the following
offices and positions are set forth on the schedules attached hereto and
made a part hereof:
(a) The Executive Schedule (5 U.S.C. 5312–5318) at Schedule 5;
(b) The Vice President (3 U.S.C. 104) and the Congress (2 U.S.C. 31)
at Schedule 6; and
(c) Justices and judges (28 U.S.C. 5, 44(d), 135, 252, and 461(a)) at Schedule
7.


Sec. 4. Uniformed services. Pursuant to section 601 of Public Law 103–
337, the rates of monthly basic pay (37 U.S.C. 203(a)), the rates of basic
allowances for subsistence (37 U.S.C. 402), the rates of basic allowances
for quarters (37 U.S.C. 403(a)) for members of the uniformed services, and
the rate of monthly cadet or midshipman pay (37 U.S.C. 203(c)(1), as amended by section 601(c) of Public Law 103–337) are set forth on Schedule 8 attached hereto and made a part hereof.


Sec. 5. Interim geographic adjustments. (a) Pursuant to section 302 of the Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act of 1990, as incorporated in section 529 of Public Law 101–509, employees under statutory pay systems covered under section 1 of this order and members of the United States Park Police who are assigned to a duty station located in one of the geographical areas listed in Schedule 9 shall be entitled, except as may be provided under subsection (b) of this section, to receive an interim geographic adjustment at the rate shown on Schedule 9, which is attached hereto and made a part hereof.
(b)(1) The Office of Personnel Management shall prescribe regulations
governing the application of interim geographic adjustments to General

Schedule employees, including the determination of what, if any, geographic
adjustments shall be payable in the case of employees receiving special
pay rates.
(2) The Secretary of State shall prescribe regulations governing the application of interim geographic adjustments to employees under the Foreign Service Schedule, consistent with the regulations and determinations prescribed under paragraph (1) of this subsection.
(3) The Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall prescribe regulations governing
the application of interim geographic adjustments to employees under the
schedules for the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs, consistent with the regulations and determinations prescribed under paragraph (1) of this subsection.
(4) The Secretary of the Interior shall prescribe regulations governing
the application of interim geographic adjustments to members of the United
States Park Police, consistent with the regulations and determinations prescribed under paragraph (1) of this subsection.
(c) The Office of Personnel Management is hereby designated and empowered to exercise the authority of the President under section 302(c)(1)(D) of the Federal Employees Pay Comparability Act of 1990, as incorporated in section 529 of Public Law 101–509, to extend the application of interim geographic adjustments shown on Schedule 9, upon the request of an agency head, to employees who would not otherwise be covered.


Sec. 6. Effective dates. The rates of monthly basic pay and allowances
for subsistence and quarters for members of the uniformed services provided for at Schedule 8 are effective on January 1, 1995. The other schedules provided for herein are effective on the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after January 1, 1995.


Sec. 7. Executive Order No. 12826 of December 30, 1992, and Executive
Order No. 12886 of December 23, 1993, are superseded

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