Advancing Economy, Efficiency, and Effectiveness in Federal Contracting by Promoting Pay Equity and Transparency, 15315-15316 [2022-05949]

Download as PDF 15315 Presidential Documents Federal Register Vol. 87, No. 53 Friday, March 18, 2022 Title 3— Executive Order 14069 of March 15, 2022 The President Advancing Economy, Efficiency, and Effectiveness in Federal Contracting by Promoting Pay Equity and Transparency By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1. Policy. It is the policy of my Administration to eliminate discriminatory pay practices that inhibit the economy, efficiency, and effectiveness of the Federal workforce and the procurement of property and services by the Federal Government. The Office of Personnel Management anticipates issuing a proposed rule that will address the use of salary history in the hiring and pay-setting processes for Federal employees, consistent with Executive Order 14035 of June 25, 2021 (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in the Federal Workforce). The purpose of this order is to direct the consideration of parallel efforts with respect to Federal procurement. Sec. 2. Economy, Efficiency, and Effectiveness in Federal Procurement. Consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council, in consultation with the Secretary of Labor and the heads of other executive departments and agencies as appropriate, shall consider issuing proposed rules to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in Federal procurement by enhancing pay equity and transparency for job applicants and employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors. In doing so, the Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council shall specifically consider whether any such rules should limit or prohibit Federal contractors and subcontractors from seeking and considering information about job applicants’ and employees’ existing or past compensation when making employment decisions. The Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council shall also consider the inclusion of appropriate accountability measures in any such rules. Sec. 3. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect: (i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or the head thereof; or jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with PREZ DOC (ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals. (b) This order shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations. VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:36 Mar 17, 2022 Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\18MRE0.SGM 18MRE0 15316 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 53 / Friday, March 18, 2022 / Presidential Documents (c) This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person. THE WHITE HOUSE, March 15, 2022. [FR Doc. 2022–05949 Filed 3–17–22; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:36 Mar 17, 2022 Jkt 256001 PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4705 Sfmt 4790 E:\FR\FM\18MRE0.SGM 18MRE0 BIDEN.EPS</GPH> jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with PREZ DOC Billing code 3395–F2–P

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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 53 (Friday, March 18, 2022)]
[Presidential Documents]
[Pages 15315-15316]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-05949]




                        Presidential Documents 



Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 53 / Friday, March 18, 2022 / 
Presidential Documents

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Title 3--
The President

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                Executive Order 14069 of March 15, 2022

                
Advancing Economy, Efficiency, and Effectiveness 
                in Federal Contracting by Promoting Pay Equity and 
                Transparency

                By the authority vested in me as President by the 
                Constitution and the laws of the United States of 
                America, it is hereby ordered as follows:

                Section 1. Policy. It is the policy of my 
                Administration to eliminate discriminatory pay 
                practices that inhibit the economy, efficiency, and 
                effectiveness of the Federal workforce and the 
                procurement of property and services by the Federal 
                Government. The Office of Personnel Management 
                anticipates issuing a proposed rule that will address 
                the use of salary history in the hiring and pay-setting 
                processes for Federal employees, consistent with 
                Executive Order 14035 of June 25, 2021 (Diversity, 
                Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility in the Federal 
                Workforce). The purpose of this order is to direct the 
                consideration of parallel efforts with respect to 
                Federal procurement.

                Sec. 2. Economy, Efficiency, and Effectiveness in 
                Federal Procurement. Consistent with applicable law and 
                subject to the availability of appropriations, the 
                Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council, in consultation 
                with the Secretary of Labor and the heads of other 
                executive departments and agencies as appropriate, 
                shall consider issuing proposed rules to promote 
                economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in Federal 
                procurement by enhancing pay equity and transparency 
                for job applicants and employees of Federal contractors 
                and subcontractors. In doing so, the Federal 
                Acquisition Regulatory Council shall specifically 
                consider whether any such rules should limit or 
                prohibit Federal contractors and subcontractors from 
                seeking and considering information about job 
                applicants' and employees' existing or past 
                compensation when making employment decisions. The 
                Federal Acquisition Regulatory Council shall also 
                consider the inclusion of appropriate accountability 
                measures in any such rules.

                Sec. 3. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order 
                shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect:

(i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or 
the head thereof; or

(ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget 
relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.

                    (b) This order shall be implemented consistent with 
                applicable law and subject to the availability of 
                appropriations.

[[Page 15316]]

                    (c) This order is not intended to, and does not, 
                create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, 
                enforceable at law or in equity by any party against 
                the United States, its departments, agencies, or 
                entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any 
                other person.
                
                
                    (Presidential Sig.)

                THE WHITE HOUSE,

                    March 15, 2022.

[FR Doc. 2022-05949
Filed 3-17-22; 8:45 am]
Billing code 3395-F2-P