H. R. 4585
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 23, 2016
Mr. Connolly (for himself, Mr. Hoyer, Mr. Cummings, Mr. Beyer, Ms. Norton, Mr. Van Hollen, Ms. Edwards, Mr. Sarbanes, Mr. Delaney, Mr. Lynch, Mr. McGovern, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico, Mr. Cartwright, Mr. Ellison, Mr. Takano, Mr. Scott of Virginia, Ms. Schakowsky, Ms. Bordallo, Mr. Perlmutter, Ms. Kaptur, Ms. Clark of Massachusetts, Mr. Brendan F. Boyle of Pennsylvania, Mrs. Beatty, Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York, Mr. Ruppersberger, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Nadler, Mr. Keating, Mr. Meeks, Mrs. Lawrence, Mr. Yarmuth, and Mr. Danny K. Davis of Illinois) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
To increase the rates of pay under the statutory pay systems and for prevailing rate employees by 3.9 percent, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Federal Adjustment of Income Rates Act or the
Adjustment to rates of pay
Statutory pay systems
For calendar year 2017, the percentage adjustment under section 5303 of title 5, United States Code, in the rates of basic pay under the statutory pay systems (as defined in section 5302 of title 5, United States Code) shall be 3.9 percent.
Prevailing rate employees
Notwithstanding the wage survey requirements under section 5343(b) of title 5, United States Code, for fiscal year 2017, the rates of basic pay (as in effect on the last day of fiscal year 2016 under section 5343(a) of such title) for prevailing rate employees in each wage area and the rates of basic pay under sections 5348 and 5349 of such title shall be increased by 3.9 percent.
Adjustment to locality pay
For calendar year 2017, the percentage adjustment under section 5304 of title 5, United States Code, shall be an increase of 1.4 percent.