"Taken from House Conference Report 108-10
DEPARTMENTS, AGENCIES AND CORPORATIONS
Section 637. The conferees agree to include a new provision regarding the adjustment in rates of basic pay for Federal employees that takes effect in fiscal year 2003, as proposed by the House and Senate, with technical modifications. The conferees endorse the Federal Salary Council's recommendation for allocating locality pay in its October 17, 2002, Memorandum to the President's Pay Agent.