10 U.S.C. § 1601
PRIOR PROVISIONSA prior section 1601, added Pub. L. 97-89, title VII, §701(a)(1), Dec. 4, 1981, 95 Stat. 1159; amended Pub. L. 101-194, title V, §506(c)(3), Nov. 30, 1989, 103 Stat. 1759; Pub. L. 101-280, §6(d)(4), May 4, 1990, 104 Stat. 161; Pub. L. 101-510, div. A, title XIV, §1484(l)(5), Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1720; Pub. L. 103-359, title V, §501(b)(1)(B), Oct. 14, 1994, 108 Stat. 3428, related to the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 104-201, div. A, title XVI, §§1632(a)(3)1635,, 16351635,, 110 Stat. 2745, 2752, effective Oct. 1, 1996. See sectionof this title. Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in sections and of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 104-201, §§1632(a)(3), 1633.
AMENDMENTS2000-Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 106-398 in introductory provisions, substituted "in the Department of Defense" for "in the intelligence components of the Department of Defense and the military departments" and "of the Department" for "of those components and departments".
EFFECTIVE DATESection effective Oct. 1, 1996, see section 1635 of Pub. L. 104-201 set out as an Effective Date of 1996 Amendment note under sectionof this title.
SHORT TITLE OF 1996 AMENDMENT Pub. L. 104-201, div. A, title XVI, §16311631,, 110 Stat. 2745, provided that: "This subtitle [subtitle B (§§1631-1635) of title XVI of div. A of Pub. L. 104-201 enacting this section and sections, , to , and to of this title, amending sections , , , , and of this title and sections and of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, renumbering sections , , , and of this title as sections , , , and of this title, respectively, repealing sections , 1601, , and of this title and section of Title 50, War and National Defense, enacting provisions set out as a note under section of this title, and repealing provisions set out as a note under section of Title 50] may be cited as the 'Department of Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel Policy Act of 1996'."
DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY Pub. L. 97-89, title VII, §701(b), Dec. 4, 1981, 95 Stat. 1160, provided that: "The authority of the Secretary of Defense under chapter 83 of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), may be delegated in accordance with section 133(d) [now 113(d)] of title 10, United States Code."
PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE DEFENSE CIVILIAN INTELLIGENCE PERSONNEL SYSTEM Pub. L. 111-84, div. A, title XI, §11141114,, 123 Stat. 2504, provided that: "(a) SUSPENSION OF CERTAIN PAY AUTHORITY.-Effective with respect to amounts paid during the period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act [Oct. 28, 2009] and ending on December 31, 2010, rates of basic pay for employees and positions within any element of the intelligence community (as defined by the National Security Act of 1947 [ et seq.])-"(1) may not be fixed under the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System; and"(2) shall instead be fixed in accordance with the provisions of law that (disregarding DCIPS) would then otherwise apply. The preceding sentence shall not apply with respect to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. "(b) RESPONSE TO GAO REPORT.-Not later than 3 months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the congressional oversight committees a written description of any actions taken or proposed to be taken by such Secretary in response to the review and recommendations of the Government Accountability Office regarding the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System."(c) INDEPENDENT ORGANIZATION.- "(1) IN GENERAL.-Not later than 30 days after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of Defense, the Director of the Office of Personnel Management, and the Director of National Intelligence shall jointly designate an independent organization to review the operation of the Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System, including-"(A) its impact on career progression; "(B) its appropriateness or inappropriateness in light of the complexities of the workforce affected;"(C) its sufficiency in terms of providing protections for diversity in promotion and retention of personnel; and"(D) the adequacy of the training, policy guidelines, and other preparations afforded in connection with transitioning to that system."(2) DEADLINE.-The independent organization shall, after appropriate consultation with employees and employee organizations, submit its findings and recommendations under this section to the Secretary of Defense and the congressional oversight committees, in a written report, not later than June 1, 2010."(d) PROPOSED ACTIONS BASED ON REPORT.-Not later than 60 days after receiving the report of the independent organization under subsection (c), the Secretary of Defense, in coordination with the Director of the Office of Personnel Management and the Director of National Intelligence, shall submit to the congressional oversight committees a written report describing any actions that the Secretary has taken or proposes to take in response to such report."(e) HOLD-HARMLESS PROVISION.-No employee shall suffer any loss of or decrease in pay as a result of being converted from DCIPS in compliance with subsection (a). "(f) DEFINITIONS.-For purposes of this section-"(1) the terms 'Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System' and 'DCIPS' mean the civilian personnel system established by the Secretary of Defense under regulations-"(A) prescribed pursuant to sections 1601 through of title 10, United States Code; and "(B) taking effect in September 2008 or thereafter; and"(2) the term 'congressional oversight committees' means-"(A) the Committee on Armed Services and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives; and "(B) the Committee on Armed Services and the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate."
- military departments
- The term "military departments" means the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, and the Department of the Air Force.
- The term "pay" includes basic pay, special pay, retainer pay, incentive pay, retired pay, and equivalent pay, but does not include allowances.