Summary: H.R.4603 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.4603. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (05/13/1988)

Amends the Civil Service Retirement Spouse Equity Act of 1984 to eliminate the requirement for a post-September 15, 1978, divorce for certain former spouses of Federal employees in order for such spouses to be eligible for a survivor annuity. Extends from May 7, 1989, to May 7, 1991, the deadline for applying for such annuity. Authorizes the Director of the Office of Personnel Management to waive such deadline under certain circumstances. Makes such spouses eligible for Federal health benefits.

Eliminates the requirement that retroactive contributions be made to the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund upon electing survivor annuity benefits for a spouse by a post-retirement marriage.

Sets forth administrative provisions for the Office of Personnel Management in carrying out this Act.