Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 3.djvu/104

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104 STAT. 1456 PUBLIC LAW 101-509—NOV. 5, 1990 SEC. 202. UNIFORM ALLOWANCES. (a) AMENDMENTS TO SECTION 5901 OF TITLE 5, UNITED STATES CODE.—Section 5901(a) of title 5, United States Code, is amended— (1) in the first sentence, by striking "an amount' through the period and inserting "such sums as may be necessary to carry out this subchapter."; and (2) by striking "$125 a year" each place it appears and inserting "$400 a year (or such higher maximum amount as the Office of Personnel Management may establish under section 5902).". (b) AMENDMENTS TO SECTIONS 5902 AND 5903 OF TITLE 5, UNITED STATES CIODE.— Title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking sections 5902 and 5903 and inserting the following: "§ 5902. Increase in maximum uniform allowance "The Office of Personnel Management may, from time to time, by regulation adjust the maximum amount for the cost of uniforms and the maximum allowance for uniforms under section 5901. "§ 5903. Regulations "The Office of Personnel Management may prescribe such regulations as it considers necessary for the administration of this subchapter. ". SEC. 203. DIFFERENTIAL FOR PHYSICAL HARDSHIP OR HAZARD. Section 5545(D) of title 5, United States Code, is amended— (1) in the first sentence, by striking "irregular or intermittent"; and (2) in paragraph (1), by striking "thereof;" and inserting "thereof, except in such circumstances as the Office may by regulation prescribe;". SEC. 204. EXCEPTION FROM LIMITATION ON PREMIUM PAY. Section 5547 of title 5, United States Code, is amended— (1) in subsection (a), by inserting after "GS-15" the following: "(including any applicable locality-based comparability pay- ment under section 5304 or similar provision of law and any applicable special rate of pay under section 5305 or similar provision of law)"; and (2) by amending subsection (b) to read as follows: "(b)(l) Subject to regulations prescribed by the Office of Personnel Management, the first sentence of subsection (a) shall not apply to an employee who is paid premium pay by reason of work in connection with an emergency which involves a direct threat to life or property, including a forest wildfire emergency. "(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1), no employee referred to in such paragraph may be paid premium pay under the provisions of law cited in the first sentence of subsection (a) if, or to the extent that, the aggregate of such employee's basic pay and premium pay under those provisions would, in any calendar year, exceed the maximum rate payable for GS-15 in effect at the end of such calendar year.". SEC. 205. HEALTH CARE POSITIONS. (A) IN GENERAL. — Section 5371 of title 5, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: