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the former annuity shall be resumed, adjusted by any cost-of-living increases under section 825 that became effective during the recall period.

(b) If the recall service lasts less than one year, the contributions of the annuitant to the Fund during recall service shall be refunded in accordance with section 815. If the recall service lasts more than one year, the annuitant may, in lieu of such refund, elect a supplemental annuity computed under section 806 on the basis of service credit and average salary earned during the recall period irrespective of the number of years of service credit previously earned. If the recall service continues for at least 5 years, the annuitant may elect to have his or her annuity determined anew under section 806 in lieu of any other benefits under this section. Any annuitant who is recalled under section 308 may upon written application count as recall service any prior service that is creditable under section 816 that was performed after the separation upon which his or her annuity is based.

(c) 204 If an annuitant becomes subject to subchapter II of this chapter by reason of recall service

(1) subsections (a) and (b) shall not apply to such annuitant; and

(2) section 824 shall apply to the recall service as if such service were reemployment. SEC. 824.205 REEMPLOYMENT.- (a)(1) 206 (A) Except in the case of an annuitant who makes an election under subsection (b), if any former participant, who has retired and is receiving an annuity under this subchapter 168 or subchapter II of this chapter, becomes employed in an appointive or elective position in the Government, payment of any annuity under either subchapter to the annuitant shall terminate effective on the date of the employment and the reemployment service shall be covered service under the rules of the system under which the appointment is made.

(B) If the annuity of an individual is terminated under subparagraph (A) and that individual becomes covered under the same retirement system from which that annuity is terminated, that indi. vidual shall be entitled to a redetermination of rights under that system upon termination of the employment.

(C) If the annuity is terminated and the individual becomes covered under another contributory retirement system for Government employees pursuant to paragraph (A), the individual shall be entitled to benefits under the rules of that system. In addition, the individual shall be entitled to a resumption of any annuity terminated by reason of the employment.

(b)(1) A participant who is entitled to an annuity under this subchapter or subchapter II of this chapter and becomes employed in an appointive or elective position in the Government on a parttime, intermittent, or temporary basis may elect to continue to receive either or both annuities as provided in this subsection.

(2) The total annuity payable under this chapter to an annuitant making an election under paragraph (1) shall be reduced during the part-time, intermittent, or temporary employment referred to in paragraph (1) as necessary to meet the requirements of paragraph (3). (3) 207 (A) The sum of

204 Subsection (c) was added by sec. 409 of Public Law 99_335 (100 Stat 612).

208 22 U.S.C. 4064. This section was comprehensively amended and restated by section 410 of Public Law 99335 (100 Slat. 613).

200 So in original. There is no par. (2).

(i) the total annuity payable under this chapter to an annuitant making an election under paragraph (1), and

(ii) the annual rate of pay payable to the annuitant during the part-time, intermittent, or temporary employment referred

to in paragraph (1), may not exceed, in any calendar year, the amount described in subparagraph (B).

(B) The amount referred to in subparagraph (A) is the greater of

(i) the highest annual rate of basic pay which is payable during such year for full-time employment in the position in which the annuitant is employed, or

(ii) the basic pay the annuitant was entitled to receive under this Act on the date of retirement from the Service. (C) For purposes of this section, the term "annuity" means the annuity earned by the reemployed member based on his or her service irrespective of whether or not the amount payable is reduced by the amount of an annuity payable under section 814 or 820(b).

(4) Upon termination of the part-time, intermittent, or temporary employment referred to in paragraph (1), payment of the full annuity of an annuitant who has made an election under paragraph (1) of this subsection shall resume.

(c) The amount of annuity which has been terminated or reduced under this section by reason of the reemployment of the annuitant and is resumed under this section shall be the amount of the annuity which would have been payable if the annuitant had not accepted the reemployment. The amount of an annuity resulting from a redetermination of rights pursuant to subsection (a) shall not be less than the amount of an annuity resumed under the previous sentence.

(d) The annuity rights of any participant who is reemployed in the Government shall be determined under this section instead of section 8468 of title 5, United States Code.

(e) When any such retired participant is reemployed, the employer shall send a notice of such reemployment to the Secretary of State, together with all pertinent information relating to such employment, and shall pay directly to such participant the salary of the position in which he or she is serving.

(f) In the event of any overpayment under this section, such overpayment shall be recovered by withholding the amount involved from the salary payable to such reemployed participant or from any other moneys, including annuity payments, payable under this chapter.208

207 Sec. 403 of Public Law 99-556 (100 Slat. 3136) substantially amended and restated par.

308 The word "chapter" probably should read “subchapter".

SEC. 825.209 VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS.(a) 210 The voluntary contribution account shall be the sum of unrefunded amounts voluntarily contributed prior to the effective date of this Act by any participant or former participant under any prior law authorizing such contributions to the Fund, plus interest compounded at the rate of 3 percent per year to the date of separation from the Service or (in case of participant or former participant separated with entitlement to a deferred annuity) to the date the voluntary contribution account is claimed, the commencing date fixed for the deferred annuity, or the date of death, whichever is earlier. Effective on the date the participant becomes eligible for an annuity or a deferred annuity and at the election of the participant, his or her account shall be

(1) returned in a lump sum;
(2) used to purchase an additional life annuity;

(3) used to purchase an additional life annuity for the participant and to provide for a cash payment on his or her death to a beneficiary whose name shall be notified in writing to the Secretary of State by the participant; or

(4) used to purchase an additional life annuity for the participant and a life annuity commencing on his or her death payable to a beneficiary whose name shall be notified in writing to the Secretary of State by the participant, with a guaranteed return to the beneficiary or his or her legal representative of an amount equal to the cash payment referred to in paragraph

(3). (b) The benefits provided by subsection (a) (2), (3), or (4) shall be actuarially equivalent in value to the payment provided for by subsection (a)(1) and shall be calculated upon such tables of mortality as may be from time to time prescribed for this purpose by the Secretary of the Treasury.

(c) A voluntary contribution account shall be paid in a lump sum following receipt of an application therefor from a present or former participant if application is filed prior to payment of any additional annuity. If not sooner paid, the account shall be paid at such time as the participant separates from the Service for any reason without entitlement to an annuity or a deferred annuity or at such time as a former participant dies or withdraws compulsory contributions to the Fund. In case of death, the account shall be paid in the order of precedence specified in section 815(f).

20022 U.S.C. 4065.

210 Sec. 1 of Executive Order 12446 (October 17, 1983; 48 F.R. 48443; 22 U.S.C. 4067 note) provided the following:

"Section 1. Interest Rates, Deposits, Refunds, and Redeposils. (a) The second sentence of Section 805(2X3) of the Act (22 U.S.C. 4045(dX3)), the first sentence of sec. 815(h) (22 U.S.C. 4055(h)), and the first sentence of Section 825a) (22 U.S.C. 4065(a)), are deemed to be amended to provide that interest shall be compounded at the annual rate of 3 percent per annum through December 31, 1984, and therealer at a rate equal to the overall average yield to the Fund during the preceding fiscal year from all obligations purchased by the Secretary of the Treasury during such fiscal year under section 819, as determined by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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c) The amendments deemed to be made by section 1 of this Onder shall apply (i) to contributions for civil service performed on or aner the first day of the month following issuance of this Order, (ii) to contributions for prior resunds to participants for which application is received by the employing agency on and aller such first day of the month, and (iii) to excess contributions under section 815(h) and voluntary contributions under section 825(a) from the first day of the month following issuance of this Order.".

SEC. 826.211 COST-OP-LIVING ADJUSTMENTS OF ANNUITIES. (a) A cost-of-living annuity increase shall become effective under this section on the effective date of each such increase under section 8340(b) of title 5, United States Code. Each such increase shall be applied to each annuity payable from the Fund under this sub chapter 168 which has a commencing date not later than the effective date of the increase.

(b) Each annuity increase under this section shall be identical to the corresponding percentage increase under section 8340(b) of title 5, United States Code.

(c) Eligibility for an annuity increase under this section shall be governed by the commencing date of each annuity payable from the Fund as of the effective date of an increase except as follows:

(1)212 The first increase (if any) made under this section to an annuity which is payable from the Fund to a participant or to the surviving spouse or former spouse of a deceased participant who died in service or a deceased annuitant whose annuity was not increased under this section, shall be equal to the product (adjusted to the nearest Y10 of 1 percent) of

(A) 112 of the applicable percent change computed under subsection (b) of this Section, multiplied by

(B) the number of months (counting any portion of a month as a month)

(i) for which the annuity was payable from the Fund before the effective date of the increase, or

(ii) in the case of a surviving spouse or former spouse of a deceased annuitant whose annuity has not been so increased, since the annuity was first payable

to the deceased annuitant. (2) Effective from its commencing date, an annuity under this subchapter 168 payable from the Fund to the survivor of an annuitant, except a child entitled to an annuity under section 806(c) or 809 (c) or (d), shall be increased by the total percentage increase the annuitant was receiving under this section at death.

(3) For purposes of computing or recomputing an annuity to a child under section 806 (c) or (d) or 809 (c) or (d), the items $900, $1,080, $2,700, and $3,240 appearing in section 806(c) shall be increased by the total percentage increases by which correspondence amounts are being increased under section 8340 of title 5, United States Code, on the date the annuity of

the child becomes effective. (d) No increase in annuity provided by this section shall be computed on any additional annuity purchased at retirement by voluntary contributions.

(e) The monthly installment of annuity after adjustment under this section shall be rounded to the next lowest dollar, 213 except

21122 U.S.C. 4066.
212 Sec. 219 of Public Law 100-238 (101 Stat. 1775) restated par. (1).

313 Sec. 2(a) of Executive Order 12446 (October 17, 1983; 38 F.R. 48443; 22 U.S.C. 4067 note) substituted the words "ounded to the next lowest" in lieu of the words "fixed at the nearest". Sec. 2(b) of Executive Order 12446 further stated that this amendment "shall be effective with respect to any adjustment or redetermination of any annuity made on or afer the date of this Order.'.

such installment shall after adjustment reflect an increase of at least $1.

(f) Effective from its commencing date, there shall be an increase of 10 percent in the annuity of each surviving spouse whose entitlement to annuity resulted from the death of an annuitant who, prior to October 1, 1976, elected a reduced annuity in order to provide a spouse's survivor annuity.

(g) 214 (1) An annuity shall not be increased by reason of any adjustment under this section to an amount which exceeds the greater of

(A) the maximum pay rate payable for class FS-1 under section 403, 30 days before the effective date of the adjustment under this section; or

(B) the final pay (or average pay, if higher) of the former participant with respect to whom the annuity is paid, increased by the overall annual average percentage adjustments (compounded) in rates of pay of the Foreign Service Schedule under such section 403 during the period,

(i) beginning on the date the annuity commenced (or, in the case of a survivor of the retired participant, the date the participant's annuity commenced), and

(ii) ending on the effective date of the adjustment under

this section. (2) For the purposes of paragraph (1) of this subsection, “pay” means the rate of salary or basic pay as payable under any provision of law, including any provisions of law limiting the expenditure of appropriated funds.

SEC. 827.215 COMPATIBILITY BETWEEN CIVIL SERVICE AND FOREIGN SERVICE RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.-(a) 216 In order to maintain existing conformity between the Civil Service Retirement and Disability System under subchapter III of chapter 83 of title 5, United States Code, and the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability System, whenever a law of general applicability is enacted which

(1) affects the treatment of current or former participants, annuitants, or survivors under the Civil Service Retirement and Disability System; and

(2) affects treatment which, immediately prior to the enactment of such law, was substantially identical to the treatment accorded to participants, former participants, annuitants, or survivors under the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability

System; such law shall be extended in accordance with subsection (b) to the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability System so that it applies

214 Sec. 6(a) of Executive Order 12446 (October 17, 1983; 48 F.R. 48443; 22 U.S.C. 4067 note) added subsec. (g). Sec. 6(b) of Executive Order 12446 provided the following:

"b) The amendment made by subsection (a) of this Section shall not cause any annuity to be reduced below the rate that is payable on the date of approval of this Order, but shall apply to any adjustment occurring on or alter April 1, 1983 under Section 826 of the Act to any annuity payable from the Foreign Service Retirement and Disability Fund, whether such annuity has a commencing date before, on, or aster the date of this Order.".

216 22 U.S.C. 4067.

no Sec. 13(hX2) of Public Law 102-54 (105 Stat. 275) provided that “Any reference to the Veterans' Administration in any regulation prescribed or Executive order issued pursuant to section 827(a) of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 4067(a)) shall be deemed to be a reference to the Department or Veterans Affairs.".

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