Editorial Notes

“Chapter 51 and subchapter III of chapter 53 of title 5” substituted in text for “the Classification Act as amended” on authority of Pub. L. 89–554, § 7(b), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 631, the first section of which enacted Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.


1970—Pub. L. 91–611 substituted provision that compensation “may be paid at rates not to exceed the daily equivalent of the rate for GS–18 for each day of their services” for “shall not be paid in excess of $100 per day for their services”.

1950—Act May 17, 1950, amended section generally, providing for employment of experts and consultants and omitting provisions relating to stenographic assistance.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
References in Other Laws to GS–16, 17, or 18 Pay Rates

References in laws to the rates of pay for GS–16, 17, or 18, or to maximum rates of pay under the General Schedule, to be considered references to rates payable under specified sections of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, see section 529 [title I, § 101(c)(1)] of Pub. L. 101–509, set out in a note under section 5376 of Title 5.