To prevent the 2013 pay adjustment for persons holding senior positions in the Federal Government from being made and to prevent pay adjustments for Members of Congress in any year there is a budget deficit.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Congressional Pay Freeze Act of 2013''.
SEC. 2. ELIMINATION OF 2013 PAY ADJUSTMENT.
(a) In General.--Section 147(b) of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 (5 U.S.C. 5303 note) is amended-- (1) by redesignating paragraph (2) as paragraph (3); and (2) by inserting after paragraph (1) the following: ``(2)(A) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, except as provided in subsection (e), for an individual described in subparagraph (B) no statutory pay adjustment which (but for this subsection) would otherwise take effect during the period beginning on the date specified in section 106(3) of the Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013 (Public Law 112-175; 126 Stat. 1315), and ending on December 31, 2013, shall be made. ``(B) An individual described in this subparagraph is-- ``(i) an employee-- ``(I) in a Senior Executive Service position (as defined in section 3132(a) of title 5, United States Code); or ``(II) in a position on an Executive Schedule described in section 5312, 5313, 5314, 5315, or 5316 of title 5, United States Code (including a position placed on level IV or V of the Executive Schedule under section 5317 of title 5, United...