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[75 Stat. 789]
[75 Stat. 789]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

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PUBLIC LAW 87-367-OCT. 4, 1961 SAVINGS PROVISIONS

SEC. 104. (a) The changes in existing law made by sections 102 and 103 of this title shall not affect any position existing immediately prior to the effective date of such changes in existing law, the compensation attached to such position, and any incumbent thereof, his appointment thereto, and his entitlement to receive the compensation attached thereto, until appropriate action is taken in accordance with this title. (b) Positions in grades 16,17, or 18, as the case may be, of the General Schedule of the Classification Act of 1949, as amended, immediately prior to the effective date of this section, shall remain, on and after such effective date, in their respective grades, until appropriate action is taken under section 505 of the Classification Act of 1949 as in effect on and after such effective date. TITLE II—SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND POSITIONS OF A SECURITY NATURE INCREASE I N N U M B E R OF POSITIONS OF A SECURITY NATURE I N THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY UNDER THE ACT OF M A Y 29, 1959

SEC. 201. Section 2 of the Act of May 29, 1959 (73 Stat. 63; Public Law 86-36), authorizing the Secretary of Defense to establish positions in the National Security Agency, is amended by striking out "Not more than fifty such officers and employees shall be paid basic compensation at rates equal to rates of basic compensation contained in grades 16,17, and 18 of such General Schedule." and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "Not more than sixty-five such officers and employees shall be paid basic compensation at rates equal to rates of basic compensation contained m grades 16, 17, and 18 of such General Schedule.".

50 USC 402 note.

INCREASE I N N U M B E R OF SCIENTIFIC A N D PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS UNDER THE ACT OF AUGUST 1, 1947 (PUBLIC LAW 3 1 3, EIGHTIETH CONGRESS)

SEC. 202. The Act of August 1, 1947 (Public Law 313, Eightieth Congress), as amended (5 U.S.C. 1161-1163), is amended to read as follows: "That (a) the Secretary of the Interior is authorized to establish and fix the compensation tor not more than eight scientific or professional positions in the Department of the Interior, each such position being established to effectuate those research and development functions of such department which require the services of specially qualified personnel. "(b) The Secretary of Agriculture is authorized to establish and fix the compensation for not more than twenty scientific or professional positions in the Department of Agriculture, each such position being established to effectuate those research and development functions of such department which require the services of specially qualified personnel. "(c) The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare is authorized to establish and fix the compensation for not more than thirteen scientific or professional positions in the Department of Health, Education, and "Welfare, each such position being established to effectuate those research and development functions of such department which require the services of specially qualified personnel. "(d) The Secretary of Commerce is authorized to establish and fix the compensation for not more than thirty scientific or professional positions in the Department of Commerce, of which not less than five

Interior.

Agriculture.

HEW.

Commerce.