Editorial Notes
Amendments

2003—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 108–136, § 602(a), amended heading and text of subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Whenever the General Schedule of compensation for Federal classified employees, as contained in section 5332 of title 5, is adjusted upward as provided in section 5303 of such title, the President shall immediately make an upward adjustment in the monthly basic pay authorized members of the uniformed services by section 203(a) of this title.”

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 108–136, § 602(b), substituted “shall have the force and effect of law.” for “shall—

“(1) have the force and effect of law; and

“(2) carry the same effective date as that applying to the compensation adjustments provided General Schedule employees.”

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 108–136, § 602(c)(1), (3), added subsec. (c) and struck out former subsec. (c) which related to equal percentage increase for all members.

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 108–136, § 602(c)(1), (2), redesignated subsec. (f) as (d) and struck out former subsec. (d) which related to allocation of increase among pay grades and years-of-service.

Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 108–136, § 602(c)(1), (4), added subsec. (e) and struck out heading and text of former subsec. (e). Text read as follows: “Whenever the President plans to exercise the authority of the President under subsection (d) with respect to any anticipated increase in the monthly basic pay of members of the uniformed services, the President shall advise Congress, at the earliest practicable time prior to the effective date of such increase, regarding the proposed allocation of such increase.”

Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 108–136, § 602(c)(2), redesignated subsec. (f) as (d).

Subsec. (g). Pub. L. 108–136, § 602(c)(1), struck out heading and text of subsec. (g). Text read as follows: “The allocations of increases made under this section shall be assessed in conjunction with the quadrennial review of military compensation required by section 1008(b) of this title.”

1999—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 106–65 designated existing provisions as par. (1) and added par. (2).

1997—Pub. L. 105–85, § 604(a)(1), amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section consisted of subsecs. (a) to (f) relating to adjustments of compensation for members of the uniformed services.

Subsecs. (f), (g). Pub. L. 105–85, § 605, added subsec. (f) and redesignated former subsec. (f) as (g).

1996—Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 104–106 struck out “, and a full report shall be made to the Congress summarizing the objectives and results of those allocations” after “of this title”.

1991—Subsecs. (b)(3), (c) to (e). Pub. L. 102–25 struck out “of this section” and “of this subsection” wherever appearing.

1980—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–513, § 516(24)(A), struck out “, United States Code,” after “5”.

Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 96–513, § 516(24)(B), struck out reference to section 8 of the Act of Dec. 16, 1967 (Pub. L. 90–207).

Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 96–513, § 803(1), substituted “subsections (c) and (d) of this section” for “subsection (c)”.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 96–342, § 803(2), (3), redesignated existing provision as par. (1), inserted “of this section” after “subsection (b)(3)” in two places and after “subsection (a)”, substituted “75 percent” for “75 per centum”, redesignated subsec. (d) as par. (2), substituted “under paragraph (1) of this subsection” for “under subsection (c)” in two places, inserted “of this section” after “subsection (a)”, “subsection (c)”, and “subsection (b)(3)”, respectively, and “of this title” after “section 403(b) or (c)” in two places.

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 96–342, § 803(3), (4), added subsec. (d) and redesignated former subsec. (d) as (c)(2).

Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 96–342, § 803(5), inserted “or (d) of this section” after “subsection (c)” and struck out “among the different elements of compensation” after “allocation of such increase”.

Subsec. (f). Pub. L. 96–342, § 803(6), struck out “among the three elements of compensation” after “under this section” and inserted “of this title” after “section 1008(b)”.

1976—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 94–361, § 303(a), inserted introductory phrase “subject to subsection (c),”.

Subsecs. (c) to (f). Pub. L. 94–361, § 303(b), added subsecs. (c) to (f).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1999 Amendment

Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title VI, § 602(b), Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 649, provided that:

“The amendments made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall take effect on October 1, 2000.”

Effective Date of 1997 Amendment

Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title VI, § 604(b), Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1784, provided that:

“The amendments made by subsection (a) [amending this section] shall take effect on January 1, 1998.”

Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–513 effective Dec. 12, 1980, see section 701(b)(3) of Pub. L. 96–513, set out as a note under section 101 of Title 10, Armed Forces.

Effective Date

Pub. L. 93–419, § 9, Sept. 19, 1974, 88 Stat. 1153, provided that:

“This Act [enacting this section, amending sections 101, 203, 402, and 403 of this title, and enacting provisions set out as notes under this section] is effective upon enactment [Sept. 19, 1974].”

Increase in Basic Pay

Pub. L. 116–92, div. A, title VI, § 609, Dec. 20, 2019, 133 Stat. 1425, provided that:

“Effective on January 1, 2020, the rates of monthly basic pay for members of the uniformed services are increased by 3.1 percent.”

Provisions relating to adjustment of compensation for members of the uniformed services for prior years were contained in the following acts:

Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title VI, § 601, Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1417.

Pub. L. 114–328, div. A, title VI, § 601, Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2155.

Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title VI, § 601, Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1773.

Pub. L. 111–84, div. A, title VI, § 601, Oct. 28, 2009, 123 Stat. 2347.

Pub. L. 110–417, [div. A], title VI, § 601, Oct. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 4482.

Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title VI, § 601, Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 145.

Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title VI, § 601, Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2240.

Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title VI, § 601, Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3286.

Pub. L. 108–375, div. A, title VI, § 601, Oct. 28, 2004, 118 Stat. 1943.

Pub. L. 108–136, div. A, title VI, § 601, Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1495, as amended by Pub. L. 109–148, div. A, title VIII, § 8124(a)(1), Dec. 30, 2005, 119 Stat. 2727.

Pub. L. 107–314, div. A, title VI, § 601, Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2563.

Pub. L. 107–107, div. A, title VI, § 601, Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1129.

Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title VI, §§ 601, 602], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–143.

Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title VI, § 601(a)–(c), Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 645, as amended by Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [[div. A], title X, § 1087(c)(1)(C)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–292.

Pub. L. 105–261, div. A, title VI, § 601, Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2036.

Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title VI, § 601, Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1771.

Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title VI, § 601, Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2539.

Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title VI, § 601, Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 356.

Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title VI, § 601(a), (b), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2779.

Pub. L. 103–160, div. A, title VI, § 601, Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1677.

Pub. L. 102–484, div. A, title VI, § 601, Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2420.

Pub. L. 102–484, div. D, title XLIV, § 4402, Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2701, as amended by Pub. L. 103–160, div. A, title VI, § 602(a), (b)(1), Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1678.

Pub. L. 102–190, div. A, title VI, § 601, Dec. 5, 1991, 105 Stat. 1372.

Pub. L. 102–190, div. A, title XI, § 1111(c), Dec. 5, 1991, 105 Stat. 1491.

Pub. L. 101–510, div. A, title VI, § 601, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1575.

Pub. L. 101–189, div. A, title VI, § 601(a), (b), Nov. 29, 1989, 103 Stat. 1444.

Pub. L. 100–456, div. A, title VI, § 601(a), (b), Sept. 29, 1988, 102 Stat. 1976.

Pub. L. 100–180, div. A, title VI, § 601(a), (b), Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1092, as amended by Pub. L. 100–202, § 110(b), Dec. 22, 1987, 101 Stat. 1329–436.

Pub. L. 99–661, div. A, title VI, § 601(a), (b), title XIII, § 1310(c), Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3873, 3983.

Pub. L. 99–500, § 144(b), Oct. 18, 1986, 100 Stat. 1783–350, and Pub. L. 99–591, § 144(b), Oct. 30, 1986, 100 Stat. 3341–353.

Pub. L. 99–145, title VI, § 601, Nov. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 635.

Pub. L. 98–525, title VI, § 601, Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2533.

Pub. L. 98–94, title IX, § 901, Sept. 24, 1983, 97 Stat. 634.

Pub. L. 97–60, title I, § 101, Oct. 14, 1981, 95 Stat. 989, as amended by Pub. L. 98–557, § 35(a), (c), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2877, eff. Oct. 1, 1984; Pub. L. 100–180, div. A, title XIII, § 1314(d)(3), (e)(2), Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1176, eff. Oct. 1, 1986.

Pub. L. 96–342, title VIII, § 801, Sept. 8, 1980, 94 Stat. 1090.

Pub. L. 94–106, title VIII, § 819, Oct. 7, 1975, 89 Stat. 544.

Pub. L. 93–419, §§ 5–7, Sept. 19, 1974, 88 Stat. 1153.

Executive Documents
Adjustment of Pay Rates

For adjustment of pay rates under this section, see the executive order detailing the adjustment of certain rates of pay set out as a note under section 5332 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Executive Order No. 11812

Ex. Ord. No. 11812, Oct. 7, 1974, 39 F.R. 36307, which provided for the adjustment of pay rates effective Oct. 1, 1974, was superseded by Ex. Ord. No. 11883, Oct. 6, 1975, 40 F.R. 47091.

Executive Order No. 11998

Ex. Ord. No. 11998, June 27, 1977, 42 F.R. 33021, which related to the President’s Commission on Military Compensation, was revoked by Ex. Ord. No. 12110, Dec. 28, 1978, 44 F.R. 1069, formerly set out as a note under section 14 of the Appendix to Title 5.