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216 PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 270-MAY 24, 1946 [60 STAT. [CHAPTER 270] 24,1946 AN ACT [S. 14151 To increase the rates of compensation of officers and employees of the Federal [Public Law 390] Government, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SHORT TITLE Federal Employees SECTION 1. This Act may be cited as the "Federal Employees Pay Pay Act of 1946. Act of 1946". INCREASE IN CLASSIFICATION ACT PAY RATES 42 Stat. 1491. 5U.S.C.§673; Supp. V, §673. Infra; post, p. 219. Basic compensation. 56 Stat. 733. 5 U. S. C., Supp. V, § 673. Charwomen. Clerical-mechanical service. 55 Stat. 613. 5 U. S. C., Supp. V, 667 (b) (1). 45 Stat. 955. 19 U. S.C. §§6a-(d; Supp. V, §§6a-61 note. 45 Stat. 954. 8U.S.C.§109; Supp. V, § 109. 59 Stat. 302 . 5 .S.C., Supp.V, 942 (b). 59 Stat. 296. 5 U. S.C., Supp.V, §902. Post, p. 218. 59 Stat. 488. D. C . Code, Supp. V, §931-638 to 31-658 . Post, p. 717. SEC. 2. (a) Each of the existing rates of basic compensation pro- vided by section 13 of the Classification Act of 1923, as amended and supplemented, except those affected by subsection (b) of this section, is hereby increased by 14 per centum or $250 per annum whichever is the greater, except that no such rate shall be increased by more than 25 per centum. Such augmented rates shall be considered to be the regular rates of basic compensation provided by such section. (b) (1) The proviso to the fifth paragraph under the heading "Crafts, Protective, and Custodial Service" in section 13 of the Classification Act of 1923, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows: "Provided, That charwomen working part time be paid at the rate of 90 cents an hour, and head charwomen at the rate of 95 cents an hour". (2) Such section is amended so as to provide the following rates of compensation for positions in the clerical-mechanical service: Grade 1, 90 to 97 cents an hour. Grade 2, $1.04 to $1.12 an hour. Grade 3, $1.20 to $1.27 an hour. Grade 4, $1.35 to $1.49 an hour. (c) The increase in existing rates of basic compensation provided by this section shall not be construed to be an "equivalent increase" in compensation within the meaning of section 7 (b) (1) of the Classification Act of 1923, as amended. INCREASE IN PAY RATES FOR CUSTOMS CLERKS AND IMMIGRANT INSPE(CTORS SEC. 3. Each of the existing rates of basic compensation provided by the Act entitled "An Act to adjust the compensation of certain employees in the Customs Service", approved May 29, 1928, as amended and supplemented, and those provided by the second para- graph of section 24 of the Immigration Act of 1917, as amended and supplemented, are hereby increased by 14 per centum or $250 per annum whichever is the greater, except that no such rate shall be increased by more than 25 per centum. Such augmented rates shall be considered to be the regular rates of basic compensation. INCREASE IN STATUTORY PAY RATES IN THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH NOT UNDER CLASSIFICATION ACT SEC. 4. Rates of basic compensation specifically provided by statute (including any increase therein computed in accordance with section 602 (b) of the Federal Employees Pay Act of 1945), for positions in the executive branch or the District of Columbia municipal gov- ernment which are not included in section 102, as amended, of the Federal Employees Pay Act of 1945 or in the District of Columbia Teachers' Salary Act of 1945, and are not increased by any other provision of this Act, are hereby increased by 14 per centum or $250