Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 4.djvu/87

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PUBLIC LAW 104-204—SEPT. 26, 1996 110 STAT. 2933 (2) For the purpose of this section, the term "final basic pay", with respect to an employee, means the total amount of basic pay which would be payable for a year of service by such employee, computed using the employee's final rate of basic pay, and, if last serving on other than a full-time basis, with appropriate adjustment therefor, (h) REDUCTION OF AGENCY EMPLOYMENT LEVELS. — (1) Total full-time-equivalent employment in NASA shall be reduced by one for each separation of an employee who receives a voluntary separation incentive payment under this Act. The reduction will be calculated by comparing the agency's full-time-equivalent employment for the fiscal year in which the voluntary separation payments are made with the authorized full-time-equivalent employment for the prior fiscal year. (2) The Office of Management and Budget shall monitor and take appropriate action necessary to ensure that the requirements of this section are met. (3) The President shall take appropriate action to ensure President, that functions involving more than 10 full time equivalent employees are not converted to contracts by reason of the enactment of this section, except in cases in which a cost comparison demonstrates such contracts would be to the advantage of the Government. (4) The provisions of subsections (1) and (3) of this section may be waived upon a determination by the President that— (A) the existence of a state of war or other national emergency so requires; or (B) the existence of an extraordinary emergency which threatens life, health, safety, property, or the environment so requires. (i) REPORTS. —No later than March 31 of each fiscal year, NASA shall submit to the Office of Personnel Management, who will subsequently report to the Committee on Governmental Affairs of the Senate and the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight of the House of Representatives a report which, with respect to the preceding fiscal year, shall include— (1) the number of employees who received voluntary separation incentives; (2) the average amount of such incentives; and (3) the average grade or pay level of the employees who received incentives. (j) EFFECTIVE DATE. — (1) The provisions of this section shall take effect on the date of enactment of this Act. (2) No voluntary separation incentive under this section may be paid based on the separation of an employee after September 30, 2000. SEC. 433. (a) Subject to the concurrence of the Administrator of the General Services Administration (GSA) and notwithstanding section 707 of Public Law 103-433, the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration may convey to the city of Downey, California, all right, title, and interest of the United States in and to a parcel of real property, including improvements thereon, consisting of approximately 60 acres and known as Parcels III, IV, V, and VI of the NASA Industrial Plant, Downey, California. (b)(1) DELAY IN PAYMENT OF CoNSiDERATiON.After the end of the 20-year period beginning on the date on which the conveyance