EXECUTIVE
ORDER
EO 13322
Effective Date: January 01, 2004

Responsible Office: Office of Management Systems
Subject: Adjustments of Certain Rates of Pay

Adjustments of Certain Rates of Pay

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including the laws cited herein, 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)), as adjusted under 5 
                U.S.C. 5303(b), 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. The ranges of rates 
                of basic pay for senior executives in the Senior 
                Executive Service, as established pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 
                5382, as amended by section 1125 of Public Law 108-136, 
                are set forth on Schedule 4 attached hereto and made a 
                part hereof.

                Sec. 3. Executive and Certain Other Salaries. The rates 
                of basic 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. 5311-5318) 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), section 140 of Public Law 97-92, and 
                Public Law 108-167) at Schedule 7.

                Sec. 4. Uniformed Services. Pursuant to section 601(a)-
                (b) of Public Law 108-136, the rates of monthly basic 
                pay (37 U.S.C. 203) for members of the uniformed 
                services, as adjusted under 37 U.S.C. 1009, and the 
                rate of monthly cadet or midshipman pay are set forth 
                on Schedule 8 attached hereto and made a part hereof.

                Sec. 5. Locality-Based Comparability Payments.

                    (a) Pursuant to sections 5304 and 5304a of title 5, 
                United States Code, locality-based comparability 
                payments shall be paid in accordance with Schedule 9 
                attached hereto and made a part hereof.
                    (b) The Director of the Office of Personnel 
                Management shall take such actions as may be necessary 
                to implement these payments and to publish appropriate 
                notice of such payments in the Federal Register.

                Sec. 6. Administrative Law Judges. The rates of basic 
                pay for administrative law judges, as adjusted under 5 
                U.S.C. 5372(b)(4), are set forth on Schedule 10 
                attached hereto and made a part hereof.

                Sec. 7. Effective Dates. Schedule 8 is effective on 
                January 1, 2004. The other schedules contained herein 
                are effective on the first day of the first applicable 
                pay period beginning on or after January 1, 2004.

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                Sec. 8. Prior Order Superseded. Executive Order 13282 
                of December 31, 2002, as amended by Executive Order 
                13291 of March 21, 2003, is superseded.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    December 30, 2003.
 

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