H.R. 3443 (103rd): To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that none of the funds in the Employees’ ...

...Compensation Fund shall be used to pay compensation, benefits, or expenses for individuals convicted of fraud or other violations in connection wi

103rd Congress, 1993–1994. Text as of Nov 03, 1993 (Introduced).

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HR 3443 IH

103d CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3443

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that none of the funds in the Employees’ Compensation Fund shall be used to pay compensation, benefits, or expenses for individuals convicted of fraud or other violations in connection with benefits from such fund.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 3, 1993

Ms. SHEPHERD introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor


A BILL

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that none of the funds in the Employees’ Compensation Fund shall be used to pay compensation, benefits, or expenses for individuals convicted of fraud or other violations in connection with benefits from such fund.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. TERMINATION OF BENEFITS.

    (a) TERMINATION- Section 8102 of title 5, United States Code (‘the Act’) is amended by redesignating subsection (b) as subsection (c) and by adding after subsection (a) the following new subsection:

    ‘(b) An individual convicted of--

      ‘(1) a violation of section 1920 of title 18 with respect to benefits under subchapter I of chapter 81 of this title, or

      ‘(2) any felony fraud related to the application for or receipt of benefits under subchapter I or III of chapter 81 of this title,

    shall (in addition to any other penalties provided by this subchapter) as of the date of the conviction, forfeit all entitlement to such benefits.’.

    (b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to a conviction for a violation or felony described in such amendment which occurs after the date of the enactment of this Act.