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Text of To provide for continued retirement and leave benefits for certain former employees of the Department of Defense.

This bill was introduced on August 4, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Aug 4, 1995 (Introduced).

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HR 2222 IH

104th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2222

To provide for continued retirement and leave benefits for certain former employees of the Department of Defense.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 4, 1995

Mr. WARD (for himself, Mr. HAMILTON, Mr. FAZIO of California, and Mr. MATSUI) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Government Reform and Oversight


A BILL

To provide for continued retirement and leave benefits for certain former employees of the Department of Defense.

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

SECTION 1. CONTINUATION OF RETIREMENT AND LEAVE BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN FORMER EMPLOYEES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.

    (a) IN GENERAL- Before transferring any functions from a component of the Department of Defense to a contractor, the Secretary of Defense shall ensure that the contractor has made satisfactory arrangements to carry out subsections (b) and (c).

    (b) FEDERAL RETIREMENT BENEFITS-

      (1) IN GENERAL- Any employee who, concurrent with a transfer of function described in subsection (a), transfers from a position in the Department of Defense to employment with the contractor referred to in subsection (a), and who, immediately before the start of employment with the contractor, is subject to subchapter III of chapter 83 of title 5, United States Code, or chapter 84 of such title, shall remain subject to such subchapter or chapter, as the case may be, so long as that individual remains employed--

        (A) by the contractor;

        (B) without a break in service; and

        (C) at the same site as where such individual was last employed by the Department of Defense.

      (2) CONTRIBUTIONS- A contractor shall be responsible for making, on behalf of any individual described in paragraph (1) who is employed by such contractor, all appropriate contributions and payments to the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund at the same time and in the same manner as in the case of an employing agency under subchapter III of chapter 83 or chapter 84 of such title.

    (c) ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE- Any employee of the Department of Defense who becomes employed by a contractor in the circumstances described in subsection (b)(1)--

      (1) shall be credited by the contractor with all annual leave and sick leave standing to that individual’s credit on the date as of which such individual separates from service with the Department of Defense; and

      (2) shall not be entitled to a lump-sum payment for unused annual leave under section 5551 of title 5, United States Code.

    (d) APPLICABILITY- Nothing in this section shall be considered to apply with respect to any individual whose last period of service with the Department of Defense, before the start of employment with a contractor, was on a temporary or intermittent basis.