Text: H.R.3914 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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HR 3914 IH
101st CONGRESS
2d Session
 H. R. 3914
To provide for cost-of-living adjustments in 1991 under certain Government
retirement programs.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
January 30, 1990
Ms. OAKAR introduced the following bill; which was referred jointly to the
Committees on Post Office and Civil Service, Armed Services, Foreign Affairs,
Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Energy and Commerce
A BILL
To provide for cost-of-living adjustments in 1991 under certain Government
retirement programs.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. BENEFITS PAYABLE FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY
FUND.
  (a) IN GENERAL- Subchapter III of chapter 83 of title 5, United States Code,
  is amended by adding at the end the following:
`Sec. 8352. Benefits during calendar year 1991
  `(a) Any benefits payable from the Fund during calendar year 1991, including
  any increase in those benefits which is scheduled to become payable during
  such calendar year as the result of an adjustment under section 8340 or
  8462 of this title, shall not be subject to reduction or suspension, either
  pursuant to statute (other than applicable provisions of this chapter and
  chapter 84) or Presidential order, during such calendar year.
  `(b) For the purpose of this section, `benefits payable from the Fund'
  shall be determined solely in accordance with applicable provisions of
  this chapter and chapter 84.'.
  (b) CHAPTER ANALYSIS- The analysis for chapter 83 of title 5, United
  States Code, is amended by adding after the item relating to section 8351
  the following:
`8352. Benefits during calendar year 1991.'.
SEC. 2. MILITARY RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFIT PROGRAMS.
  (a) IN GENERAL- Any percentage adjustment provided by law to be made in
  amounts payable under military retirement and survivor benefit programs
  to take effect during fiscal year 1991 shall take effect in accordance
  with the law providing for such adjustment.
  (b) CONSTRUCTION- During fiscal year 1991, an adjustment described in
  subsection (a) shall not be subject to reduction or suspension under any
  provision of law (other than applicable provisions of title 10, United
  States Code) or any Presidential order.
  (c) MILITARY RETIREMENT AND SURVIVOR BENEFIT PROGRAMS DEFINED- For purposes
  of this section:
  (1) The term `military retirement and survivor benefit programs' means--
  (A) the provisions of law creating entitlement to, or determining the
  amount of, retired or retainer pay for members of the uniformed services; and
  (B) the programs providing annuities for survivors of members and former
  members of the uniformed services, including chapter 73 of title 10,
  United States Code, section 4 of Public Law 92-425, and section 5 of Public
  Law 96-402.
  (2) The term `uniformed services' has the meaning given that term in
  section 101 of title 37, United States Code.
SEC. 3. FOREIGN SERVICE RETIREMENT BENEFITS DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1991.
  Section 826 of the Foreign Service Act of 1980 (22 U.S.C. 4066) is amended
  by adding at the end the following:
  `(h)(1) Any benefits payable from the Fund during calendar year 1991,
  including any increase in those benefits which is scheduled to become
  payable during such calendar year pursuant to subsection (a), shall not
  be subject to reduction or suspension, either pursuant to statute (other
  than applicable provisions of this subchapter) or Presidential order,
  during such calendar year.
  `(2) For the purpose of this subsection, `benefits payable from the Fund'
  shall be determined solely in accordance with applicable provisions of
  this subchapter.'.
SEC. 4. BENEFITS UNDER THE CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY RETIREMENT AND
DISABILITY SYSTEM.
  The President shall, pursuant to the authority granted in section 292 of the
  Central Intelligence Agency Retirement Act of 1964 for Certain Employees
  (50 U.S.C. 403 note), extend the prohibition contained in section 8352
  of title 5, United States Code, on reduction or suspension of certain
  benefits payable from the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund,
  to apply with respect to benefits payable from the Central Intelligence
  Agency Retirement and Disability Fund.
SEC. 5. RAILROAD RETIREMENT TIER II COLAS.
  Section 3(g)(1) of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1974 (45 U.S.C. 231b(g)(1))
  is amended by inserting `, shall not otherwise be prevented from taking
  effect, with respect to benefits paid during calendar year 1991, by any
  provision of law other than this Act,' after `shall not be deferred'.
SEC. 6. FEDERAL EMPLOYEE DISABILITY COMPENSATION DURING CALENDAR YEAR 1991.
  Section 8147 of title 5, United States Code, is amended by adding at the
  end the following:
  `(d)(1) Any compensation payable from the Fund during calendar year 1991,
  including any increase in those benefits which is scheduled to become
  payable during such calendar year pursuant to section 8146a, shall not
  be subject to reduction or suspension, either pursuant to statute (other
  than applicable provisions of this subchapter) or Presidential order,
  during such calendar year.
  `(2) For the purpose of this subsection, `compensation payable from the
  Fund' shall be determined solely in accordance with applicable provisions
  of this subchapter.'.