H.R.4809 - To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide higher rates of basic pay for Federal employees within Mercer County, New Jersey.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 05/14/1990)|
|Committees:||House - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/17/1990 Executive Comment Requested from OMB, OPM. (All Actions)|
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HR 4809 IH 101st CONGRESS 2d Session H. R. 4809 To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide higher rates of basic pay for Federal employees within Mercer County, New Jersey. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 14, 1990 Mr. SMITH of New Jersey introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service A BILL To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide higher rates of basic pay for Federal employees within Mercer County, New Jersey. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) subchapter VII of chapter 53 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: `Sec. 5376. Higher pay based on locality `(a) For the purpose of this section, the term `statutory pay system' has the meaning given such term by section 5301(c) (and includes the pay system under chapter 54). `(b) Effective for pay periods beginning on or after January 1, 1991-- `(1) the rate of basic pay for any employee under a statutory pay system who is employed within Mercer County, New Jersey, shall be equal to 108 percent of the rate of basic pay which would otherwise apply, subject to paragraph (2); and `(2) the maximum rate of basic pay payable to any employee under this section shall be equal to 108 percent of the maximum rate allowable under section 5308. `(c) The Office of Personnel Management shall prescribe regulations necessary for the administration of this section, including regulations for determining where an individual is employed. `(d) For purposes of section 5303, rates of pay established under this section may be taken into account to such extent as the President (or the Office of Personnel Management or other agency, as applicable) considers appropriate.' (b) CLERICAL AMENDMENT- The table of sections for chapter 53 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding after the item relating to section 5375 the following: `5376. Higher pay based on locality.'