EXECUTIVE
ORDER
EO 13374
Effective Date: March 17, 2005

Responsible Office: Office of Human Capital Management
Subject: Amendments to EO 12293-The Foreign Service of the US

Amendments to Executive Order 12293--The Foreign 
                Service of the United States

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, including section 402 of the Foreign Service 
                Act of 1980, as amended (22 U.S.C. 3962), and in order 
                to adjust the basic salary rates for each class of the 
                Senior Foreign Service, it is hereby ordered as 
                follows:

                Section 1. Section 4 of Executive Order 12293 of 
                February 23, 1981, as amended, is amended to read as 
                follows:

                ``Sec. 4. Pursuant to section 402 of the Foreign 
                Service Act (22 U.S.C. 3962), and subject to any 
                restrictions therein, there are established the 
                following salary classes with titles for the Senior 
                Foreign Service, at the following ranges of basic rates 
                of pay:

(a)

 Career Minister



Range from 100 percent of the minimum rate of basic pay for senior-level 
positions under 5 U.S.C. 5376 to 100 percent of the rate payable for level 
II of the Executive Schedule.

(b)

 Minister-Counselor



Range from 100 percent of the minimum rate of basic pay for senior-level 
positions under 5 U.S.C. 5376 to 107 percent of the rate payable for level 
III of the Executive Schedule.

(c)

 Counselor



Range from 100 percent of the minimum rate of basic pay for senior-level 
positions under 5 U.S.C. 5376 to 102 percent of the rate payable for level 
III of the Executive Schedule.''

                Sec. 2. Section 2 of Executive Order 12293, as amended, 
                is amended by striking ``the Director of the 
                International Communication Agency, the Director of the 
                United States International Development Cooperation 
                Agency'' and inserting in lieu thereof ``the 
                Administrator of the United States Agency for 
                International Development''.

                Sec. 3. Executive Order 13325 of January 23, 2004, is 
                revoked.

                Sec. 4. This order is not intended to, and does not, 
                create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, 
                enforceable by any party at law or in

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                equity against the United States, its departments, 
                agencies, entities, officers, employees, or agents, or 
                any other person.

                    (Presidential Sig.)B

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    March 14, 2005.
		

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