Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 105 Part 1.djvu/892

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105 STAT. 864 PUBLIC LAW 102-141 —OCT. 28, 1991 with any health plan under the Federal employees health benefit program which provides any benefits or coverage for abortions. Abortion. SEC. 514. The provision of section 513 shall not apply where the life of the mother would be endangered if the fetus were carried to term. SEC. 515. None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be used to solicit bids, lease space, or enter into any contract to close or consolidate executive seminar centers for the Office of Personnel Management. SEC. 516. The Administrator of General Services, under section 210(h) of the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949, as amended, may acquire, by means of a lease of up to thirty years duration, space for the United States Courts in Tacoma, Washington, at the site of Union Station, Tacoma, Washington. SEC. 517. Funds under this Act shall be available as authorized by sections 4501-4506 of title 5, United States Code, when the achievement involved is certified, or when an award for such achievement is otherwise payable, in accordance with such sections. Such funds may not be used for any purpose with respect to which the preceding sentence relates beyond fiscal year 1992. SEC. 518. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, during fiscal year 1992, the authority to establish higher rates of pay under section 5303 of title 5, United States Code, may— (1) in addition to positions paid under any of the pay systems referred to in subsection (a) of section 5303 of title 5, United States Code, be exercised with respect to positions paid under any other pay system established by or under Federal statute for positions within the executive branch of the Government; and (2) in addition to the circumstance described in the first sentence of subsection (a) of section 5303 of title 5, United States Code, be exercised based on— (A) pay rates for the positions involved being generally less than the rates payable for similar positions held— (i) by individuals outside the Government; or (ii) by other individuals within the executive branch of the Government; (B) the remoteness of the area or location involved; (C) the undesirability of the working conditions or the nature of the work involved, including exposure to toxic substances or other occupational hazards; or (D) any other circumstances which the President (or an agency duly authorized or designated by the President in accordance with the last sentence of section 5303(a) of title 5, United States Code, for purposes of this subparagraph) may identify. Nothing in paragraph (2) shall be considered to permit the exercise of any authority based on any of the circumstances under such paragraph without an appropriate finding that such circumstances are significantly handicapping the Government's recruitment or retention efforts. (b)(1) A rate of pay established during fiscal year 1992 through the exercise of any additional authority under subsection (a) of section 5303 of title 5, United States Code— (A) shall be subject to revision or adjustment, (B) shall be subject to reduction or termination (including pay retention), and