Title 3 United States Code

The President

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Chapter 2-Office And Compensation Of President

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§105.  Assistance and services for the President

(a) (1)  Subject to the provisons[4] of paragraph (2) of this subsection, the President is authorized to appoint and fix the pay of employees in the White House Office without regard to any other provision of law regulating the employment or compensation of persons in the Government service. Employees so appointed shall perform such official duties as the President may prescribe.

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§106.  Assistance and services for the Vice President

(a)  In order to enable the Vice President to provide assistance to the President in connection with the performance of functions specially assigned to the Vice President by the President in the discharge of executive duties and responsibilities, the Vice President is authorized-

(1)  without regard to any other provision of law regulating the employment or compensation of persons in the Government service, to appoint and fix the pay of not more than-

(A)  5 employees at rates not to exceed the rate of basic pay then currently paid for level II of the Executive Schedule of section 5313 of title 5; and in addition

(B)  3 employees at rates not to exceed the rate of basic pay then currently paid for level III of the Executive Schedule of section 5314 of title 5; and in addition

(C)  3 employees at rates not to exceed the maximum rate of basic pay then currently paid for GS-18 of the General Schedule of section 5332 of title 5; and in addition

(D)  such number of other employees as he may determine to be appropriate at rates not to exceed the minimum rate of basic pay then currently paid for GS-16 of the General Schedule of section 5332 of title 5; and

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§107. Domestic Policy Staff and Office of Administration; personnel

(a)  In order to enable the Domestic Policy Staff to perform its functions, the President (or his designee) is authorized-

(1)  without regard to any other provision of law regulating the employment or compensation of persons in the Government service, to appoint and fix the pay of not more than-

(A)  6 employees at rates not to exceed the rate of basic pay then currently paid for level III of the Executive Schedule of section 5314 of title 5; and in addition

(B)  18 employees at rates not to exceed the maximum rate of basic pay then currently paid for GS-18 of the General Schedule of section 5332 of title 5; and in addition

(C)  such number of other employees as he may determine to be appropriate at rates not to exceed the minimum rate of basic pay then currently paid for GS-16 of the General Schedule of section 5332 of title 5; and

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(b) (1)  In order to enable the Office of Administration to perform its functions, the President (or his designee) is authorized-

(A)  without regard to such other provisions of law as the President may specify which regulate the employment and compensation of persons in the Government service, to appoint and fix the pay of not more than-

(i)  5 employees at rates not to exceed the rate of basic pay then currently paid for level III of the Executive Schedule of section 5314 of title 5; and in addition

(ii)  5 employees at rates not to exceed the maximum rate of basic pay then currently paid for GS-18 of the General Schedule of section 5332 of title 5; and

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[Internal Reference.—SSAct §210(a) cites section 105(a)(1), 106(a)(1), and 107(a)(1) and (b)(1) of title 3, United States Code.]


[4]  As in original. Should be “provisions”.