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RETIREMENT AGE FOR WOMEN

Sec. 102. (b) (1) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply in the case of benefits under subsection (e) of section 202 of #. Śoisi Security Act for months after October 1956, but only, except in the case of an individual who was entitled to wife's or mother's insurance benefits under such section 202 for October 1956, or any month thereafter, on the basis of applications filed after the date of enactment of this Act. The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply in the case of benefits under subsection (h) of such section 202 for months after October 1956 on the basis of applications filed after the date of enactment of this Act. (2), Except as provided in paragraphs (1) and (4), the amendment made by subsection (a) shall o in the case of lump-sum death payments under section 202 (i) of the Social Security Act with respect to deaths after October 1956, and in the case of monthly benefits under title II of such Act for months after October 1956 on the basis of applications filed after the date of enactment of this Act. 3). For purposes of section 215 (b) (3)(B) of the Social Security Act (but o to paragraphs (1) and (2) of this subsection)— (A) a woman who attains the age of sixty-two prior to November 1956 and who was not eligible for old-age insurance benefits under section 202 of such Act (as in effect prior to the enactment of this Act) for any month prior to November 1956 shall be deemed to have attained the age of sixty-two in 1956 or, if earlier, the year in which she died; (B) a woman shall not, by reason of the amendment made by subsection (a), be deemed to be a fully insured individual before November 1956 or the month in which she died, whichever month is the earlier; and (C) the amendment made by subsection (a) shall not be applicable in the case of any woman who was eligible for old-age insurance benefits under such section 202 for any month prior to November 1956. A woman shall, for purposes of this paragraph, be deemed eligible for old-age insurance benefits under section 202 of the Social Security Act for any month if she was or would have been, upon filing application therefor in such month, entitled to such benefits for such month. so * * + ::: :: *

DISABILITY INSURANCE BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN DISABLED INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE ATTAINED AGE FIETY

SEC, 103. (d) (2) For purposes of determining entitlement to a disability insurance benefit for any month after June 1957 and before December 1957, an application for disability insurance benefits filed by any individual after July 1957 and before January 1958 shall be deemed to have been filed during the first month after June 1957 for which such individual would (without regard to this paragraph) have been entitled to a disability insurance benefit had he filed application before the end of such month.

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CERTAIN NONPROFESSIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT EMPLOYEES

SEC. 104. (f) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (d) of section 218 of the Social Security Act, any agreement under such section entered into prior to the date of enactment of this Act by the State of Florida, R. New Mexico, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, or the Territory of Hawaii shall if the State or Territory concerned so requests, be modified prior to January 1, 1962,” so as to apply to services performed by employees of the respective public school districts of such State or Territory who, on the #. such agreement is made applicable to such services, are not in positions the incumbents of which are required by State or Terri. torial law or regulation to have valid State or Territorial teachers' or administrators' certificates in order to receive pay for their services. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to services of any such . oyees to which any such agreement applies without regard to this subsection.

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(i) (1) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to service performed after 1956. The amendments made by paragraph (1) of subsection (c) shall apply with respect to service performed after 1954. The amendment made by paragraph (2) of subsection (c) shall apply with respect to taxable years ending after 1955. The amendment made by paragraph (3) of subsection (c) shall apply with respect to taxable years ending after 1954. The amendment made by subsection (d) shall apply with respect to taxable years ending after 1955. The amendment made by subsection (h) shall apply with respect to the same taxable years with respect to which the amendment made by section 201 (g) of this Act applies. (2) (A) *::::: as provided in subparagraphs o and (C), the amendments made by subsection (b) shall apply only with respect to service performed after June 30, 1957, and only if– § in the case of the amendment made by paragraph (1) of such subsection, the conditions prescribed in subparagraph (B) are met; and (ii) in the case of the amendment made by paragraph (2) of such subsection, the conditions prescribed in subparagraph (C) are met. (B) The amendment made by paragraph (1) of subsection (b) shall be effective only if– (i) the Federal Home Loan Bank Board submits to the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, and the Secretary .#P. before J"... 1957, a plan, with respect to employees of Federal Home Loan Banks, for the coordination, on an equitable basis, of the benefits provided by the retirement system applicable to such employees with the benefits provided by title o II of the Social Security Act; and

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(ii), such plan specifies, as the effective date of the plan, July 1, 1957, or the first day of a prior calendar quarter beginning not earlier than January 1, 1956. If the plan specifies as the effective date of the plan a day before July 1, 1957, the amendment made by paragraph (1) of subsection (b) shall apply with respect to service performed on or after such effective date; except that, if such effective date is prior to the day on which the Secretary approves the plan, such amendment shall not so with respect to service performed, prior to the day on which e ś approves the plan, by an individual who is not an employee of a Federal Home Loan Bank on such day. C) The amendment made by paragraph (2) of subsection (b) shall be effective only if– (i) the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Walley Authority submits to the Secretary of Health, Education, and Wi. and the Secretary approves, before July 1, 1957, a plan, with respect to employees of the Tennessee Valley Authority, for the coordination, on an equitable basis, of the benefits provided by the retirement system applicable to such employees with the benefits provided by title II of the Social Security Act; and (ii) such plan specifies, as the effective date of the plan, July 1, 1957, or the first #. of a prior calendar quarter beginning not earlier than January 1, 1956. If the plan specifies as the effective date of the plan a day before J.# 1, 1957, the amendment made by paragraph (2) of subsection (b) shall apply with respect to service performed on or after such effective date; except that, if such effective date is prior to the day on which the Secretary approves the plan, such amendment shall not apply with respect to service performed, prior to the day on which the Secretary approves the plan, by an individual who is not an employee of the Tennessee Valley Authority on such day. (D) The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall, on or before July 31, 1957, submit a report to the Congress setting forth o, go of any plan approved by him under subparagraph (B) or

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SEC. 109. (b) The amendment made by subsection go shall apply in the case of monthly benefits under section 202 of the Social Security Act, and the lump-sum death payment under such section, based on the wages and self-employment income of an individual— (i) who becomes entitled to benefits under subsection (a) of such section on the basis of an application filed on or after the date of enactment of this Act; or (2) who is (but for the provisions of subsection (f) (6) of section 215 of the Social Security Act) entitled to a recomputation of his primary insurance amount under subsection (f) É. (A) of such section 215 based on an application filed on or after the date of enactment of this Act; or (3) who dies without becoming entitled to benefits under subsection (a) of such section 202 and no individual was entitled to

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survivor's benefits and no lump-sum death payment was payable
under such section 202 on the basis of an application filed prior
to such date of enactment; or
(4) who dies on or after such date of enactment and whose sur-
vivors are (but for the provisions of subsection (f) (6) of such
section 215), entitled to a recomputation of his primary insurance
amount under subsection (f) (4) (A) of such section 215; or
(5) who dies prior to such date of enactment and (A) whose
survivors are (but for the provisions of subsection (f) (6) of such
section 215) entitled to a recomputation of his primary insurance
amount under subsection (f) (4) (A) of such section 215, and
(B) on the basis of whose wages and self-employment income
no individual was entitled to survivor's benefits under such sec-
tion 202, and no lump-sum death payment was payable under such
section, on the basis of an "Poo filed prior to such date of
enactment and no individual was entitled to such a benefit, with-
out the filing of an application for the month in which this Act
is enacted or any month prior thereto.

SPECIAL STARTING AND CLOSING DATES FOR CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS

SEC. 110. In the case of an individual who died or became (without the application of section 202 (j) (1) of the Social Security Act) entitled to old-age insurance benefits in 1957 and with respect to whom not less than six of the quarters elapsing after 1955 and prior to the quarter following the quarter in which he died or became entitled to old-age insurance benefits, whichever first occurred, are quarters of coverage, his primary insurance amount shall be computed under section 215 (a) o (A) of such Act, with a starting date of December 31, 1955, and a closing date of July 1, 1957, but only if it would result in a higher primary insurance amount. for the purposes of section 215 (f) (3) (C) of such Act, the determination of an individual's closing date under the preceding sentence shall be considered as a determination of the individual's closing date under section 215 (b) (3) (A) of such Act, and the recomputation provided for by such section 215 (f) (3) (C) shall be made using July 1, 1957, as the closing date, but only if it would result in a higher primary insurance amount. In any such computation on the basis of a July 1, 1957, closing date, the total of his wages and self-employment income after December 31, 1956, shall, if it is in excess of $2,100, be reduced to such amount.

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TIME LIMITATION ON FILING REQUESTS FOR HEARING

SEC. 111. (b) The amendment made by subsection (a) shall be effective upon enactment; except that the period of time prescribed by the Secretary pursuant to the third sentence of section 205 (b) of the Social Security Act, as amended by subsection (a) of this section, with respect to decisions notice of which has been mailed by him to any individual prior to the enactment of this Act may not terminate for such individual less than six months after the date of enactment of this Act.

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COMPUTATION OF AVERAGE MONTHLY WAGE

Sec. 115. (d) The amendments made by this section shall apply in the case of an individual (1) who becomes entitled (without the application of section 202 (j) (1) of the Social Security Act) to benefits under section 202 (a) of such Act after the date of enactment of this Act, or (2) who dies without becoming entitled to benefits under such section 202 (a) and on the basis of whose wages and selfemployment income an application for benefits or a lump-sum death payment under section 202 of such Act is filed after the date of enactment of this Act, or (3) who becomes entitled to benefits under section 223 of such Act, or (4) who files, after the date of enactment of this Act, an application for a disability determination which is accepted as an application for purposes of section 216 (i) of such Act.

ADVISORY COUNCIL ON SOCIAL SECURITY FINANCING

SEq. 116. (a) There is hereby established an Advisory Council on Social Security Financing for the purpose of reviewing the status of the Federal Qld-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and of the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund in relation to the longterm commitments of the old-age, survivors, and disability insurance program.

(b) The Council shall be appointed by the Secretary after February 1957 and before January 1958 without regard to the civil-service laws and shall consist of the Commissioner of Social Security, as chairman, and of twelve other persons who shall, to the extent possible, represent employers and employees in equal numbers, and selfemployed persons and the public.

c) o The Council is authorized to engage such technical assist

ance, including actuarial services, as may be required to carry out its functions, and the Secretary shall, in addition, make available to the Council such secretarial, clerical, and other assistance and such actuarial and other pertinent data prepared by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare as it may require to . out such functions.

(2) Members of the Council, while serving on business of the Coun: cil (inclusive of travel time), shall receive compensation at rates fixed by the Secretary, but not exceeding $50 per day; and shall be entitled to receive actual and necessary traveling expenses and per diem in lieu of subsistence while so serving away from their places of residence.

(d) The Council shall make a report of its findings and recommendations (including recommendations for changes in the tax rates in sections 1401, 3101, and 3111 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954) to the Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund and the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund, such report to be submitted not later than J*. 1, 1959, after which date such Council shall cease to exist. Such findings and recommendations shall be included in the annual report of the Board of Trustees to be submitted to the Congress not later than March 1, 1959.

(e) During 1963, 1966, and every fifth year thereafter, the Secretary shall appoint an Advisory Council on Social Security Financing, with the same functions, and constituted in the same manner, as pre

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