Executive Order 12540 -- Adjustments of Certain Rates of Pay and Allowances

December 30, 1985

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. In accordance with the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1985 (Public Law 99 - 88; 99 Stat. 293, 310), Executive Order No. 12496 of December 28, 1984, is amended by replacing Schedule 7 attached thereto with the corresponding new Schedule 7 attached hereto. The rates of pay so established are effective on the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after January 1, 1985.

Sec. 2. In accordance with section 601 of the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1986 (Public Law 99 - 145) --

(a) Section 4 of Executive Order No. 12496 is amended to read as follows:

``Sec. 4. Pay and Allowances for Members of the Uniformed Services. Pursuant to the provisions of section 601 of the Department of Defense Authorization Act, 1986, the rates of monthly basic pay (37 U.S.C. 203(a)), the rates of basic allowance for subsistence (37 U.S.C. 402), and the rates of basic allowance for quarters (37 U.S.C. 403(a)) are adjusted as set forth at Schedule 8 attached hereto and made a part hereof, for members of the uniformed services.''.

(b) Executive Order No. 12496 is further amended by replacing Schedule 8 attached thereto with the corresponding new Schedule 8 attached hereto. The rates of pay and allowances so established are effective on October 1, 1985.

Sec. 3. Section 5 of Executive Order No. 12496 is amended to read as follows:

``Sec. 5. Effective Dates. The adjustments in rates of pay under sections 1 through 3 of this Order, as set forth at Schedules 1 through 7 attached hereto, are effective on the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after January 1, 1985. The adjustments in rates of monthly basic pay and allowances for subsistence and quarters for members of the uniformed services under section 4 of this Order, as set forth at Schedule 8 attached hereto, are effective on October 1, 1985.''.

Ronald Reagan

The White House,

December 30, 1985.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 12:04 p.m., January 6, 1986]

Note: The Executive order was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on December 31. The schedules were printed in the Federal Register of January 7, 1986.