EXECUTIVE
ORDER
EO 13368
Effective Date: January 05, 2005

Responsible Office: Office of Human Resources and Education
Subject: Adjustment 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(a), 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, are set forth on Schedule 4 attached hereto and
                made a part hereof.

                Sec. 3. Certain Executive, Legislative and Judicial
                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. 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), section 140 of Public Law 97-92, and
                section 306 of Division B of Public Law 108-447) at
                Schedule 7.

                Sec. 4. Uniformed Services. Pursuant to section 601(a)-
                (b) of Public Law 108-375, the rates of monthly basic
                pay (37 U.S.C. 203(a)) for members of the uniformed
                services, as adjusted under 37 U.S.C. 1009, and the
                rate of monthly cadet or midshipman pay (37 U.S.C.
                203(c)) are set forth on Schedule 8 attached hereto and
                made a part hereof.

                Sec. 5. Locality-Based Comparability Payments. (a)
                Pursuant to section 5304 of title 5, United States
                Code, and section 640 of Division H of Public Law 108-
                447, 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, 2005. The other schedules contained herein
                are effective on the first day of the first applicable
                pay period beginning on or after January 1, 2005.

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                Sec. 8. Prior Order Superseded. Executive Order 13332
                of March 3, 2004, is superseded.

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