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[74 Stat. 647]
[74 Stat. 647]
PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

74 S T A T. ]

647

PUBLIC LAW 86-682-SEPT. 2, 1960

that the carriage of pouches increases the expense of the e(iuipment required by the carrier or materially increases the amount of labor performed by him. The compensation may not exceed the sum of $12 per annum for each mile the carrier is required to carry the pouches, (e) I n addition to the other compensation, rural carriers shall be paid the authorized fee for making special delivery of mail. The fee may not be paid when— ^1) no special delivery service is rendered, [2) delivery is made into a rural mail box, or (3) delivery is made to the addressee or his representative on the rural carrier's route. (f) In addition to the compensation provided in the Rural (carrier Schedule, each rural carrier shall be paid for equipment maintenance a sum equal to— (1) 10 cents per mile for each mile or major fraction of a mile scheduled or (2) $3.50 per day, whichever is greater. I n addition to the allowance provided by the proceedin^^ sentence, the Postmaster General may pay such amount as he determines to be fair and reasonable, not in excess of $2.50 per day, to rural carriers entitled to additional compensation under subsection (c) of this section for servicing heavily patronized routes. Payment for equipment maintenance shall be made at the same periods and in the same manner as payments of regular compensation. (g) Any other employee in the postal field service who is assigned to serve a rural route, and who furnishes the vehicle used in the performance of that service, shall be paid the equipment maintenance allowance provided for the route so served, in addition to his compensation. (h) The length of rural routes shall be determined in accordance with records of the Department. The Postmaster General shall change the records whenever he determines they are not correct. § 3544. Fourth Class Office Schedule (a) There is established a basic salary schedule which shall be known as the Fourth Class Office Schedule, and for which the symbol shall be " F O S ", for postmasters in post offices of the fourth class which is based on the gross postal receipts as contained in returns of the post office for the calendar year immediately preceding. Basic salary shall be paid to postmasters in post offices of the fourth class in accordance with this schedule, and basic salary so paid, together with other forms of compensation provided by this title, shall replace existing forms of compensation for those postmasters. F O U R T H CLASS OFFICE

SCHEDULE

Per annum rates and steps Gross receipts

$1,300 to $1,499.99... Temporary rate $900 to $1,299.99 Temporary rate $600 to $899.99 Temporary rate $350 to $599.99 Temporary rate $250 to $349.99 Temporary rate $200 to $249.99 Temporary rate $100 to $199.99 Temporary rate Under $100 Temporary rate

$2,703 2,771 2,477 2,539 2,027 2,078 1,577 1,616 1,127 1,155 901 924 676 693 450 461

$2,793 2,863 2,559 2,623 2,094 2,148 1,629 1,669 1,164 1,193 931 954 698 715 465 476

$2,883 2,955 2,641 2,707 2,161 2,218 1,681 1,722 1,201 1,231 961 984 720 737 480 491

$2,973 3,047 2,723 2,791 2,228 2,288 1,733 1,775 1,238 1,269 991 1,014 742 759 495 506

$3,063 3,139 2,805 2,875 2,295 2,358 1,785 1,828 1,275 1,307 1,021 1,044 764 781 510 521

$3,153 3,231 2,887 2,959 2,362 2,428 1,837 1,881 1,312 1,345 1,051 1,074 786 803 525 536

$3,243 3,323 2,969 3,043 2,429 2,498 1,889 1,934 1,349 1,383 1,081 1,104 808 826 540 561