PUBLIC LAW 87-270-SEPT. 21, 1961
Public Law 87-270 AN ACT September;>1. 1961 To extend to employees subject to the Olassiflcation Act of 1949 the benefits — [ H. R. 7043] of salary increases in connection with the protection of basic compensation rates from the effects of downgrading actions, to provide salary protection for postal field service employees in certain cases of reduction in salary standing, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives United States of America in Congress assembled.
TITLE I—SALAKY PROTECTION FOR E M P L O Y E E S S U B J E C T TO C L A S S I F I C A T I O N ACT O F 1949
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AMENDMENTS TO CLASSIFICATION ACT OP 1949
SEC. 101. (a) Section 507 of the Classification Act of 1949, as amended (72 Stat. 830; Public Law 85-737; 5 U.S.C. 1107), is amended— (1) by inserting "(including each increase provided by law in such rate of basic compensation)" immediately following "to receive the rate of basic compensation to which he was entitled immediately prior to such reduction in grade" in subsections (a) and (b) of such section; (2) by striking out "and" in paragraph (3) of such subsection (a); (3) by inserting "and, with respect to each temporary promotion occurring on or after the date of enactment of this amendment, is not a condition of his temporary promotion to a higher grade" immediately before the semicolon at the end of such paragraph (3); and (4) by inserting "(including each increase provided by law in such r a t e) " immediately following "July 1, 1954", wherever occuring in subsection (c) of such section, and immediately before the period at the end of such subsection. (b)(1) The amendments made by subparagraphs (1) and (4) of subsection (a) of this section shall become effective as of August 23, 1958. (2) The amendments made by subparagraphs (2) and (3) of such subsection (a) shall become effective on the date of enactment of this Act. RETROACTIVE COMPENSATION; VALIDATION OF PAYMENTS; RELATION OF P A Y M E N T S TO CIVIL SERVICE RETIREMENT ACT A N D FEDERAL EMPLOYEES GROUP L I F E INSURANCE ACT O F 1954
SEC. 102. (a)(1) Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, payments of increases provided by law in rates of basic compensation are hereby authorized, and shall be made, in accordance with the amendments made by subparagraphs (1) and (4) of subsection (a) of section 101 of this title to section 507 of the Classification Act of 1949, as amended (5 U.S.C. 1107), and in accordance with other applicable provisions of such section 507, as amended, for services to which the provisions of such section 507, as amended, apply and which were rendered in the period beginning on the first day of the first pay period commencing after August 23, 1958, and ending at the expiration of two years immediately following the first day of such first pay period, with respect to each individual who, on the date of enactment of this Act, is on any employment roll of the