P.L. 97–253, Approved September 8, 1982 (96 Stat. 763)

Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1982

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RECOMPUTATION AT AGE 62 OF CREDIT FOR MILITARY SERVICE OF CURRENT ANNUITANTS

Sec. 307. [5 U.S.C. 8332 note] (a)  The provisions of section 8332(j) of title 5, United States Code, relating to credit for military service, shall not apply with respect to any individual who is entitled to an annuity under subchapter III of chapter 83 of title 5, United States Code, on or before the date of enactment of this Act[172] or who is entitled to an annuity based on a separation from service occurring on or before such date of enactment.

(b)  Subject to subsection (b), in any case in which an individual described in subsection (a) is also entitled to old-age or survivors’ insurance benefits under section 202 of the Social Security Act (or would be entitled to such benefits upon filing application therefor), the amount of the annuity to which such individual is entitled under subchapter III of chapter 83 of title 5, United States Code, (after taking into account subsection (a)) which is payable for any month shall be reduced by an amount determined by multiplying the amount of such old-age or survivors’ insurance benefit for the determination month by a fraction—

(1)  the numerator of which is the total of the wages (within the meaning of section 209 of the Social Security Act) for service referred to in section 210(l) of such Act (relating to service in the uniformed services) and deemed additional wages (within the meaning of section 229 of such Act) of such individual credited for years after 1956 and before the calendar year in which the determination month occurs, up to the contribution and benefit base determined under section 230 of the Social Security Act (or other applicable maximum annual amount referred to in section 215(e)(1) of such Act) for each such year, and

(2)  the denominator of which is the total of all wages and deemed additional wages described in paragraph (1) of this subsection plus all other wages (within the meaning of section 209 of such Act) and all self-employment income (within the meaning of section 211(b) of such Act) of such individual credited for years after 1936 and before the calendar year in which the determination month occurs, up to the contribution and benefit base (or such other amount referred to in such section 215(e)(1)) for each such year.

(c)  Subsection (b) shall not reduce the annuity of any individual below the amount of the annuity which would be payable under this subchapter to the individual for the determination month if section 8332(j) of title 5, United States Code, applied to the individual for such month.

(d)  For purposes of this section, the term “determination month” means—

(1)  the first month the individual described in subsection (a) is entitled to old-age or survivors’ insurance benefits under section 202 of the Social Security Act (or would be entitled to such benefits upon filing application therefor); or

(2)  October 1982, in the case of any individual so entitled to such benefits for such month.

(e)  The preceding provisions of this section shall take effect with respect to any annuity payment payable under subchapter III of chapter 83 of title 5, United States Code, for calendar months beginning after September 30, 1982.

(f)  The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall furnish such information to the Office of Personnel Management as may be necessary to carry out the preceding provisions of this section.

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[Internal Reference.—SSAct §1106 heading has a footnote referring to P.L. 97-253.]



[172]  September 8, 1982.