EXECUTIVE
ORDER
EO 13420
Effective Date: December 26, 2006

Responsible Office: Office of Infrastructure
Subject: Adjustment sof CertainRates 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, and section 137 of Public Law 
                109-289, division B, as amended by section 7 of Public 
                Law 109-383) 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), at 
                Schedule 7.

                Sec. 4. Uniformed Services. Pursuant to section 601(a)-
                (c) of Public Law 109-364, 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 5 U.S.C. 5304a, 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. Rates for the Congress, under 
                Schedule 6, are effective on February 16, 2007. 
                Schedule 7 reflects continuation of the pay rates in 
                effect as of the first day of the applicable pay period 
                beginning on or after January 1, 2006. Schedule 8 is 
                effective on January 1, 2007. The other schedules 
                contained herein are effective on the first day of the 
                first applicable pay period beginning on or after 
                January 1, 2007.

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                Sec. 8. Prior Order Superseded. Executive Order 13393 
                of December 22, 2005, is superseded.
                
                
                    President, George Bush

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    December 21, 2006.
		

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