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H.R. 2478: Federal Retirement Fairness Act

The text of the bill below is as of May 2, 2019 (Introduced).


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116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2478

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 2, 2019

(for himself and Mr. Cole) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Reform

A BILL

To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that civilian service in a temporary position after December 31, 1988, may be creditable service under the Federal Employees Retirement System, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Federal Retirement Fairness Act.

2.

Creditable service for temporary employees serving after 1988

(a)

In general

Section 8411(3) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking performed before January 1, 1989,.

(b)

Application

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to any individual who is an employee (as that term is defined in paragraph (11) of section 8401 of title 5, United States Code), including temporary employees of the United States Postal Service, or a Member (as that term is defined in paragraph (20) of such section) on or after the date of enactment of this Act.

(c)

Notification

The Director of the Office of Personnel Management shall notify agency Chief Human Capital Officers or other appropriate agency officials for purposes of providing notice to employees and Members who are eligible to make a deposit for service by operation of the amendment made by subsection (a).

(d)

Regulations

The Director of the Office of Personnel Management shall promulgate regulations to carry out this Act and the amendments made by this Act.