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Name: Federal Employees' Retirement System Act of 1986. Public Law 99-335 (H.R. 2672).
Country: United States
Subject(s): Public and civil servants; Old-age, invalidity and survivors benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1986-06-06
Entry into force:
Published on: U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1986-07, No. 5, p. 100 STAT. 514-632
ISN: USA-1986-L-2358
Bibliography: U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1986-07, No. 5, p. 100 STAT. 514-632
Abstract/Citation: Establishes a new retirement and disability plan which is co-ordinated with the Social Security Act (LS 1939 - USA 2), as amended, for Federal employees, postal employees and Members of Congress. The Act is also designed to enhance the portability of retirement assets earned as a Federal employee and to provide those employees with options for retirement planning. It extends protection from disability to additional Federal employees and increases protection for those covered. Title I of the Act (new Chapter 84 of Title 5 of the U.S. Code) contains provisions regarding the basic annuity and thrift savings plan, survivor annuities, disability benefit and the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Management System. It also includes general and administrative provisions (e.g. cost-of-living adjustments). Titles II to VII of the Act contain other amendments in relation to, inter alia, the Civil Service Retirement System and appropriations.
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