H.R.4603 - A bill to extend health insurance and survivor annuity benefits to certain former spouses of Federal employees who would not otherwise be eligible therefore, and for other purposes.100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8] (Introduced 05/13/1988)|
|Committees:||House - Post Office and Civil Service|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/13/1988 Referred to House Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4603 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
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.