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Public Law No: 106-97 (11/12/1999)

[106th Congress Public Law 97]
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Public Law 106-97
106th Congress

                                 An Act

 To authorize a cost of living adjustment in the pay of administrative 
           law judges. <<NOTE: Nov. 12, 1999 -  [H.R. 915]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,


    Section 5372(b) of title 5, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1), by inserting ``(A)'' after ``(1)'' and 
        by striking all after the first sentence and inserting the 

    ``(B) Within level AL-3, there shall be 6 rates of basic pay, 
designated as AL-3, rates A through F, respectively. Level AL-2 and 
level AL-1 shall each have 1 rate of basic pay.
    ``(C) The rate of basic pay for AL-3, rate A, may not be less than 
65 percent of the rate of basic pay for level IV of the Executive 
Schedule, and the rate of basic pay for AL-1 may not exceed the rate for 
level IV of the Executive Schedule.'';
            (2) in paragraph (3)(A), by striking ``upon'' each time it 
        appears and inserting ``at the beginning of the next pay period 
        following''; and
            (3) by adding at the end the following:

    ``(4) <<NOTE: Effective date. President.>> Subject to paragraph (1), 
effective at the beginning of the first applicable pay period commencing 
on or after the first day of the month in which an adjustment takes 
effect under section 5303 in the rates of basic pay under the General 
Schedule, each rate of basic pay for administrative law judges shall be 
adjusted by an amount determined by the President to be appropriate.''.

    Approved November 12, 1999.


HOUSE REPORTS: No. 106-387 (Comm. on Government Reform).
            Oct. 25, considered and passed House.
            Nov. 8, considered and passed Senate.