Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 63 Part 1.djvu/995

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63 STAT.] 81ST CONG. , IST SESS.-CH. 782-OCT. 28 , 1949 SEC. 204. (a) The classes of employees whose compensation is authorized by section 3 of the Legislative Pay Act of 1929, as amended (46 Stat. 38; 55 Stat. 615), to be fixed by the Architect of the Capitol without regard to the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, are authorized to be compensated without regard to this Act. (b) This Act shall not apply to any officer or employee of the Office of the Architect of the Capitol whose compensation is fixed by any other law. (c) Sections 202 and 203 shall not apply to the Office of the Architect of the Capitol. SEc. 205. Title X of this Act shall not apply to (1) the Administra- tive Office of the United States Courts, (2) the Library of Congress, (3) the Botanic Garden, (4) the Government Printing Office, (5) the Office of the Architect of the Capitol, and (6) the municipal govern- ment of the District of Columbia. TITLE III-BASIS FOR CLASSIFYING POSITIONS SEC. 301. For the purposes of this Act, the term- (1) "position" means the work, consisting of the duties and responsibilities, assignable to an officer or employee; (2) "class" or "class of positions" includes all positions which are sufficiently similar, as to (A) kind or subject-matter of work, (B) level of difficulty and responsibility, and (C) the qualifica- tion requirements of the work, to warrant similar treatment in personnel and pay administration; and (3) "grade" includes all classes of positions which (although different with respect to kind or subject-matter of work) are sufficiently equivalent as to (A) level of difficulty and responsi- bility, and (B) level of qualification requirements of the work, to warrant the inclusion of such classes of positions within one range of rates of basic compensation, as specified in title VI. SEC. 302. (a) Each position shall be placed in its appropriate class. The basis for determining the class in which each position shall be placed shall be the duties and responsibilities of such position and the qualifications required by such duties and responsibilities. (b) Each class shall be placed in its appropriate grade. The basis for determining the grade in which each class shall be placed shall be the level of difficulty, responsibility, and qualification requirements of the work of such class. SEC. 303. No appropriated funds shall be used to pay the compensa- tion of any officer or employee who places a supervisory position in a class and grade solely on the basis of the size of the group, section, bureau, or other organization unit or the number of subordinates supervised. Such factors may be given effect only to the extent war- ranted by the work load of the organization unit and then only in combination with other factors, such as the kind, difficulty, and com- plexity of work supervised, the degree and scope of responsibility delegated to the supervisor, and the kind, degree, and character of the supervision actually exercised. TITLE IV-PREPARATION AND PUBLICATION OF STANDARDS SEC. 401. (a) The Commission, after consultation with the depart- ments, shall prepare standards for placing positions in their proper classes and grades. The Commission is authorized to make such inquiries or investigations of the duties, responsibilities, and qualifica- tion requirements of positions as it deems necessary for this purpose. 957 Nonapplicability. 5U.S.C.§662; Supp. II, § 662 note. 42 Stat. 1488 . 5 U.S . C . §§661-674; Supp. II, § 662 et seq. Post, p. 972. Ante, pp . 954, 956. Post, p. 971. "Position. " "Class"; "class of positions." "Grade. " Basis for classifica- tion. Rlitrlctlon on use of funds. Inquiries or investi- gtions.