Executive Order 12578—Adjustments of Certain Rates of Federal Pay and Allowances
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including section 144 of Public Law 99-500 and section 144 of Public Law 99-591, it is hereby ordered as follows:
Section 1. Statutory Pay Systems. The rates of basic pay and salaries of the following statutory pay systems are adjusted as set forth on the schedules attached hereto and made a part hereof:
(a) The General Schedule (5 U.S.C. 5332(a)) at Schedule 1;
(b) The Foreign Service Schedule (22 U.S.C. 3963) at Schedule 2; and
(c) The schedules for the Department of Medicine and Surgery, Veterans Administration (38 U.S.C. 4107) at Schedule 3.
Sec. 2. Senior Executive Service. Pursuant to the provisions of section 5382 of title 5, United States Code, the rates of basic pay for members of the Senior Executive Service are adjusted as set forth on Schedule 4 attached hereto and made a part hereof.
Sec. 3. Executive Salaries. Pursuant to the Executive Salary Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act (Public Law 94-82; 89 Stat. 419), the rates of pay and salaries are adjusted for the following offices and positions as set forth on the schedules attached hereto and made a part hereof:
(a) The Executive Schedule (5 U.S.C. 5312-5316) at Schedule 5;
(b) The Vice President (3 U.S.C. 104) and Congressional Salaries (2 U.S.C. 31) at Schedule 6; and
(c) Salaries for justices and judges (28 U.S.C. 5, 44(d), 135, 252), as required by section 406 of the Judiciary Appropriation Act, 1987, as incorporated in section 101(b) of Public Law 99-500 and section 101(b) of Public Law 99-591, and for other judicial officers (28 U.S.C. 153(a), 172(b)) at Schedule 7.
Sec. 4. Uniformed Services. Pursuant to section 601 of Public Law 99-661, the rates of monthly basic pay (37 U.S.C. 203(a)), the rates of basic allowances for subsistence (37 U.S.C. 402), and the rates of basic allowances for quarters (37 U.S.C. 403(a)) for members of the uniformed services are adjusted as set forth at Schedule 8 attached hereto and made a part hereof.
Sec. 5. Effective Dates. The adjustments in rates of monthly basic pay and allowances for subsistence and quarters for members of the uniformed services are effective on January 1, 1987. All other schedules provided for herein are effective on the first day of the first applicable pay period beginning on or after January 1, 1987.
Sec. 6. Executive Order No. 12496 of December 28, 1984, as amended, is superseded.
The White House,
December 31, 1986.
[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 11:21 a.m., January 5, 1987]
Note: The schedules were printed in the "Federal Register" of January 6, 1987.
Ronald Reagan, Executive Order 12578—Adjustments of Certain Rates of Federal Pay and Allowances Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/257604