Railroad Retirement and Railroad Unemployment Insurance Legislation, 1959: Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, Eighty-sixth Congress, First Session, on Bills to Amend the Railroad Retirement Act, the Railroad Retirement Tax Act, and the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act ...

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Considers H.R. 217 and numerous related bills, to amend Railroad Retirement Act, Railroad Retirement Tax Act, and Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act to increase benefits for railroad workers.

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Page 11 - Insured employee who will have died leaving no widow, widower, child, or parent who would on proper application therefor be entitled to receive an annuity under this section for the month In which such death occurred, a lump sum of ten times the employee's basic amount...
Page 6 - In addition to other taxes, there is hereby imposed on every employer an excise tax, with respect to having individuals in his employ, equal to the following percentages of the wages (as defined in section 3121 (a...
Page 2 - No annuity shall be paid with respect to any month In which an individual In receipt of an annuity hereunder shall render compensated service to an employer or to the last person by whom he was employed prior to the date on which the annuity began to accrue.
Page 18 - years of service" total— 10 and less than 15 7 (but not more than 65 days). 15 and over 13. but no such extended benefit period shall extend beyond the beginning of the first registration period in a benefit year in which the employee is again qualified for benefits in accordance with section 3 of this Act on the basis of compensation earned after the first of such successive 14-day periods has begun.
Page 3 - Secretary of Labor and the Secretary of the Treasury shall, not later than the last day of the first calendar month beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act, establish a Joint Board for the Enrollment of Actuaries (hereinafter in this part referred to as the "Joint Board").
Page 7 - That in computing the compensation paid to any employee, no part of any month's compensation in excess of $300 for any month before July 1, 1954, or in excess of $350 for any month after June 30, 1954...
Page 21 - ... and (2) the amount of compensation paid or attributable as paid to him with respect to each month of service before September 1941 as a station employee whose duties consisted of or included the carrying of passengers...
Page 5 - If the amount of the annuity has changed during such year, any payments of annuity which become payable solely by reason of the limitation contained in this sentence shall be made first with respect to the month or months for which the annuity is larger.
Page 13 - That, with respect to an employee who has ten or more years of service as defined in section l(f) of the Railroad Retirement Act of...
Page 15 - An Act to expedite the provision of housing in connection with national defense, and for other purposes", approved October 14, 1940, as amended, is amended by inserting before the period at the end thereof a colon and the following : "Provided further, That...

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