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Public Law 1013 - 84th Congress
Chapter 1022 - 2d Session

S. 3616
AN ACT

To amenil the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937 to provide increases in benefits

and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) section 3 Railroad Re(a) of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937 is amended by striking tirement Act,

1937. out "2.76”, “2.07", and "1.38" and inserting in lieu thereof “3.04", “2.28”, and “1.52", respectively.

* Amendments.

50 Stat. 310. (b) So much of section 3 (e) of such Act as precedes “Provided,

que 45 USC 2280. however" is amended to read as follows: “(e) In the case of an individual having a current connection with the railroad industry, the minimum annuity payable shall, before any reduction pursuant to section 2 (a) 3, be whichever of the following is the least: (1) $4.55 multiplied by the number of his years of service; or (2) $75.90; or (3) his monthly compensation :".

Sec. 2. (a) Section 5 (h) of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937 65 Stat. 687. is amended by striking out “$30”, “$160”, and “$14” wherever they 45 USC 228e. appear and inserting in lieu thereof “$33”, “$176”, and “$15.40", respectively.

(b) Section 5 (1) (10) of such Act is amended by striking out "40", “10”, “$14”, “$33.33”, “$25”, and “$13.33” wherever they appear and inserting in lieu thereof “14”, “11”, “$15.40”, “$36.66”, “$27.50”, and •$14.66", respectively.

Sec. 3. All pensions under section 6 of the Railroad Retirement Act, 45 USC 2287. all joint and survivor annuities and survivor annuities deriving from joint and survivor annuities under that Act awarded before July 1, 1956, and all annuities under the Railroad Retirement Act of 1935 49 Stat. 967. are increased by 10 per centum.

45 USC 215-228

note. Sec. 4. The amendments made by the first section of this Act and Erfectivity, by subsection (a) of section 2 shall be effective only with respect to annuities (not including annuities to which section 3 applies) accruing for months after June 1956. The amendments made by subsection 70 Stat. 1076. (b) of section 2 shall be effective only with respect to annuities accru- 70 Stat. 1077. ing for months after June 1956 and lump-sum payments (under section 5 (f) (1) of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937) in the case of deaths occurring after June 1956. Section 3 shall be effective only with respect to pensions due in calendar months after July 1956 and annuities accruing for months after June 1956.

Approved August 7, 1956.

(EXTRACT FROM)

Public Law 880 - 84th Congress
Chapter 836 - 2d Session

H. R. 7225
AN ACT

All 70 Stat. 807.
To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide disability insurance bene

ats for certain disabled individuals who have attained age äfty, to reduce to age sixty-two the age on the basis of which beneats are payable to certain women, to provide for child's Insurance beneats for children who are disabled before attaining age eighteen, to extend coverage, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may Soolal Soourity be cited as the “Social Security Amendments of 1966".

Amendments or

1956. TITLE I-AMENDMENTS TO TITLE II OF THE SOCIAL

49 Stat. 622.

42 USC 401-422. SECURITY ACT

AMENDMENTS PRESERVING RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN RAILROAD RETIREMENT

AND OLD-AGE AND SURVIVORS INSURANCE

Sec. 120. (a) Section 1 (9) of the Railroad Retirement Act of Post, p.877. 1937, as amended, is amended by striking out “1954” and inserting in lieu thereof“1956".

(b) Section 5 (f) (2) of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937, as 45 USC 228e. amended, is amended

(1) by striking out "age sixty-five" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "retirement age (as defined in section 216 (a) of the Social Security Act)”; and

(2) by striking out "section 202" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof “title II”. (c) Section 5 (k) (2) of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937, as amended, is amended to read as follows:

“(2) (A) The Board and the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall determine, no later than January 1, 1954, the amount which would place the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund in the same position in which it would have been at the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1952, if service as an employee after December 31, 1936, had been included in the term 'employment as defined in the Social Security Act and in the Federal Insurance Contributions Act.

42 USC 1305. "(B) On January 1, 1954, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1953,

68A Stat.415. and at the close of each fiscal year beginning with the fiscal year end.

26 USC 3101ing June 30, 1954, the Board and the Secretary of Health, Education,

3125.

Anto,p. 8243 and Welfare shall determine, and the Board shall certify to the Secre

post, pp.839tary of the Treasury for transfer from the Railroad Retirement Account (hereafter termed 'Retirement Account') to the Federal OldAge and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund, interest for such fiscal year at the rate specified in subparagraph (D) on the amount determined under subparagraph (A) less the sum of all offsets made under subparagraph (C) (i).

"(Č) (i) 'At the close of the fiscal year ending June 30, 1953, and each fiscal year thereafter, the Board and the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall determine the amount, if any, which if added to or subtracted from the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund would place such Fund in the same position in which it would have been it service as an employee after December

3.845.

All 70 Stat. 838.

average rate is not a multiple of one-eighth of 1 per centum, the rate of interest shall be the multiple of one-eighth of 1 per centum next lower than such average rate.

“(E) The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized and directed to transfer to the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund or the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund from the Retirement Account or to the Retirement Account from the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund or the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund, as the case may be, such amounts as, from time to time, may be determined by the Board and the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare pursuant to the provisions of subparagraphs (B) and (C) of this subsection, and certified by the Board or the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare for transfer from the Retirement Account or from the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund or the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund.”

EFFECT ON BENEFITS OF CONVICTION OF ESPIONAGE, SABOTAGE, TREASON,

SEDITION, OR SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES; EMPLOYMENT BY COMMUNIST
ORGANIZATIONS

Ante,

42 USC 402. Sec. 121. (a) Section 202 of the Social Security Act is amended by 2. 835.

adding after subsection (t) (added by section 118 of this Act) the following new subsection :

“Conviction of Subversive Activities, Etc. “(u) (1) If any individual is convicted of any offense (committed after the date of the enactment of this subsection) under

“(A) chapter 37 (relating to espionage and censorship), chapter 105 (relating to sabotage), or chapter 115 (relating to treason,

sedition, and subversive activities) of title 18 of the United States 62 Stat. 736, Code, or 798, 807.

“(B) section 4, 112, or 113 of the Internal Security Act of 64 Stat. 991.

1950, as amended, 50 USC 783, 822, 823,

then the court may, in addition to all other penalties provided by law,

impose a penalty that in determining whether any monthly insurance Ante, p. 815. benefit under this section or section 223 is payable to such individual

for the month in which he is convicted or for any month thereafter, and in determining the amount of any such benefit payable to such individual for any such month, there shall not be taken into account,

“(C) any wages paid to such individual or to any other individual in the calendar quarter in which such conviction occurs or in any prior calendar quarter, and

(D) any net earnings from self-employment derived by such individual or by any other individual during a taxable year in

which such conviction occurs or during any prior taxable year. “(2) As soon as practicable after an additional penalty has, pursuant to paragraph (1), been imposed with respect to any individual, the Attorney General shall notify the Secretary of such imposition.

“(3) If any individual with respect to whom an additional penalty has been imposed pursuant to paragraph (1) is granted a pardon of the offense by the President of the United States, such additional penalty shall not apply for any month beginning after the date on which such pardon is granted."

(b) The amendment made by subsection (a) of this section shall not be construed to restrict or otherwise affect any of the provisions of the Act entitled “An Act to prohibit payments of annuities to officers

and employees of the United States convicted of certain offenses, and 68 Stat. 1142. for other purposes”, approved September 1, 1954 (Public Law 769, 5 USC 740b

Eighty-third Congress). 7401.

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Public Law 85-927
85th Congress, s. 2020
September 6, 1958
AN ACT

72 Stat. 1778. To amend the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937, the Railroad Unemployment

Insurance Act, and the Social Security Act.

Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse of Representatives of the United States of Americu in Congress assembled,

Railroad Retire.

ment Act of 1937, PART 1-AMENDMENTS TO THE RAILROAD RETIREMENT Act of 1937 amendments.

"Monthly compen. SECTION 1. (a) Section 3 (c) of the Railroad Retirement Act of satio.." 1937 is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sen

.: 50 Stat. 311. tence: “If the ‘monthly compensation computed under this subsection

45 USC 2280. is not a multiple of $i, it shall be rounded to the next lower multiple of $1."

(b) Section 3 (e) of such Act is amended by inserting at the end 45 USU 2280. thereof the following new paragraph:

"For the purposes of this subsection, the Board shall have the same period of authority to determine a 'period of disability' within the meaning of disability." section 216 (i) of the Social Security Act, with respect to any employee 66 Stat. 771. who will have filed application therefor and (i) have completed ten 42 USC 416. years of service or (ii) have been awarded an annuity, as the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare would have to determine such a period under such section 216 (i) if the employee met the requirements of clauses (A) and (B) of paragraph (3) of such section, considering for purposes of such determination that all his service as an employee after 1936 constitutes "employment' within the meaning of title II of 42 USC 401the Social Security Act and determining his quarters of coverage for 425. such purposes by presuming his compensation in a calendar year to have been paid in equal proportions with respect to all months in which he will have been in service as an employee in such calendar year: Provided, That an application for an annuity filed with the Board on the basis of disability shall be deemed to be an application to determine such a period of disability, and such an application filed with the Board on or before the date of the enactment of this paragraph shall, for purposes of this subsection and section 216 (i) (4) 42 USC 416. of the Social Security Act, be deemed filed after December 1954 and before July 1958: Provided further, That, notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Board shall have the authority to make such determination on the basis of the records in its possession or evidence otherwise obtained by it, and a determination by the Board with respect to any employee concerning such a 'period of disability' shall be deemed a final decision of the Board determining the rights of persons under this Act for purposes of section 11 of this Act. An application filed with the Board pursuant to this paragraph shall be deemed filed as of the same date also with the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare for the purpose of determining a 'period of disability' under section 216 (i) of the Social Security Act."

42 USC 416. (c) Section 3 (f) of such Act is amended to read as follows: 45 USC 2280.

“(f) (1) Annuities under section 2 (a) which will have become due Annuities. an individual but will not have been paid at the time of such indi. vidual's death shall be payable to the person, if any, who is determined by the Board to be such individual's widow or widower and to have been living with such individual at the time of such individual's death and who will not have died before receiving payment of such annuities. If there be no such widow or widower, such annuities shall be payable to any person or persons, equitably entitled thereto, to the extent and in the proportions that he or they shall have paid the expenses of

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