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104 STAT. 1442 PUBLIC LAW 101-509—NOV. 5, 1990 (I) The first sentence of section 5382(b) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking "for GS-16 of the General Schedule" and inserting "under section 5376". (J) Section 5595(a)(2)(i) of title 5, United States Code, is amended— (i) by striking "employee, other" and inserting "employee (other"; (ii) by inserting "or an employee whose pay is fixed under section 5376)" before "whose rate"; and (iii) by striking "GS-18;" and inserting "the Executive Schedule;". (K) Section 8476(d)(l) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking "grade GS-18 of the General Schedule" and inserting "level IV of the Executive Schedule". 2 USC 60a-2. (10) Section 3(b) of Public Law 92-298 and section 14(b) of Public Law 92-392 shall be treated as if (as of their respective dates of enactment) the phrase "to read as follows:" contained in each, had instead read "by striking the matter before subparagraph (A) and inserting the following:". 5 USC 5376 note. (c) OTHER REFERENCES.— Until otherwise provided by law— (1) any reference in a provision of law (which is outside title 5, United States (Dode, and in effect immediately before this section takes effect, excluding any reference in a provision of law amended by this Act)— (A)(i) to the rate of pay for grade GS-18 of the General Schedule, or to the maximum rate of pay under the General Schedule, shall be considered a reference to the maximum rate payable under section 5376 of such title (as amended by section 102(a)); (ii) to the minimum rate of pay for grade GS-16 of the General Schedule shall be considered a reference to the minimum rate payable under section 5376 of such title (as amended by section 102(a)); and (iii) to a rate of pay for grade GS-16 or 17 of the General Schedule shall (except as provided in clause (ii)) be considered a reference to a rate of pay for a position classified above GS-15 pursuant to section 5108 of such title (as amended by section 102(b)(2)); and (B) to a rate of pay under the General Schedule shall not include any comparability payment payable under section 5304 of such title (as amended by this section) or any geographic adjustment payable under section 302; and (2) any authority granted by a provision of law (which is outside such title, and in effect immediately before this section takes effect) to fix pay in accordance with chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of such title— (A) shall not be considered to include any authority under section 5304 of such title (as amended by this section) or section 302; but (B) shall be considered to include authority under section 5376 of such title (as amended by section 102(a)), if applicable. 5 USC 5376 note. (d) REGULATIONS.— The Office of Personnel Management may prescribe regulations, consistent with subsection (c)(l)(B) and section 303, governing the conversion or adjustment of rates of pay, where necessary because of the abolishment of grades GS-16, 17, and 18 of the General Schedule.