5 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2010 Edition
Title 5 - GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEES
PART III - EMPLOYEES
Subpart D - Pay and Allowances
CHAPTER 55 - PAY ADMINISTRATION
Table Of Contents
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SUBCHAPTER I—GENERAL PROVISIONS

Sec.
5501.
Disposition of money accruing from lapsed salaries or unused appropriations for salaries.
5502.
Unauthorized office; prohibition on use of funds.
5503.
Recess appointments.
5504.
Biweekly pay periods; computation of pay.
5505.
Monthly pay periods; computation of pay.
5506.
Computation of extra pay based on standard or daylight saving time.
5507.
Officer affidavit; condition to pay.
5508.
Officer entitled to leave; effect on pay status.
5509.
Appropriations.

        

SUBCHAPTER II—WITHHOLDING PAY

5511.
Withholding pay; employees removed for cause.
5512.
Withholding pay; individuals in arrears.
5513.
Withholding pay; credit disallowed or charge raised for payment.
5514.
Installment deduction for indebtedness because of erroneous payment.1

        

5515.
Crediting amounts received for jury or witness service.
5516.
Withholding District of Columbia income taxes.
5517.
Withholding State income taxes.
5518.
Deductions for State retirement systems; National Guard employees.
5519.
Crediting amounts received for certain Reserve or National Guard service.
5520.
Withholding of city or county income or employment taxes.
5520a.
Garnishment of pay.

        

SUBCHAPTER III—ADVANCEMENT, ALLOTMENT, AND ASSIGNMENT OF PAY

5521.
Definitions.
5522.
Advance payments; rates; amounts recoverable.
5523.
Duration of payments; rates; active service period.
5524.
Review of accounts.
5524a.
Advance payments for new appointees.
5525.
Allotment and assignment of pay.
5526.
Funds available on reimbursable basis.
5527.
Regulations.

        

SUBCHAPTER IV—DUAL PAY AND DUAL EMPLOYMENT

5531.
Definitions.
[5532.
Repealed.]
5533.
Dual pay from more than one position; limitations; exceptions.
5534.
Dual employment and pay of Reserves and National Guardsmen.
5534a.
Dual employment and pay during terminal leave from uniformed services.
5535.
Extra pay for details prohibited.
5536.
Extra pay for extra services prohibited.
5537.
Fees for jury and witness service.
5538.
Nonreduction in pay while serving in the uniformed services or National Guard.

        

SUBCHAPTER V—PREMIUM PAY

5541.
Definitions.
5542.
Overtime rates; computation.
5543.
Compensatory time off.
5544.
Wage-board overtime and Sunday rates; computation.
5545.
Night, standby, irregular, and hazardous duty differential.
5545a.
Availability pay for criminal investigators.
5545b.
Pay for firefighters.
5546.
Pay for Sunday and holiday work.
5546a.
Differential pay for certain employees of the Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Defense.
5547.
Limitation on premium pay.
5548.
Regulations.
5549.
Effect on other statutes.
[5550.
Repealed.]
5550a.
Compensatory time off for religious observances.
5550b.
Compensatory time off for travel.

        

SUBCHAPTER VI—PAYMENT FOR ACCUMULATED AND ACCRUED LEAVE

5551.
Lump-sum payment for accumulated and accrued leave on separation.
5552.
Lump-sum payment for accumulated and accrued leave on entering active duty; election.
5553.
Regulations.

        

SUBCHAPTER VII—PAYMENTS TO MISSING EMPLOYEES

5561.
Definitions.
5562.
Pay and allowances; continuance while in a missing status; limitations.
5563.
Allotments; continuance, suspension, initiation, resumption, or increase while in a missing status; limitations.
5564.
Travel and transportation; dependents; household and personal effects; motor vehicles; sale of bulky items; claims for proceeds; appropriation chargeable.
5565.
Agency review.
5566.
Agency determinations.
5567.
Settlement of accounts.
5568.
Income tax deferment.
5569.
Benefits for captives.
5570.
Compensation for disability or death.

        

SUBCHAPTER VIII—SETTLEMENT OF ACCOUNTS

5581.
Definitions.
5582.
Designation of beneficiary; order of precedence.
5583.
Payment of money due; settlement of accounts.
5584.
Claims for overpayment of pay and allowances, and of travel, transportation and relocation expenses and allowances.

        

SUBCHAPTER IX—SEVERANCE PAY AND BACK PAY

[5591 to 5594. Repealed.]
5595.
Severance pay.
5596.
Back pay due to unjustified personnel action.
5597.
Separation pay.