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73 Star. 33. Bereotin dutes. (b) The amendment made by this section shall take effect on the

date of onactment of this Act.

Sec. 309. The amendments made by section 301(b) shall be effectivo with respect to days in registration periods boginning after June 30, 1959. The amendments made by sections 302, 308(a), and 805 shall be effective with respect to benefits accruing in general benefit years which begin aftor the benefit year ending June 30, 1958, and in ex. tended benefit periods which begin after December 81, 1957. The amendment made by section 304 shall be effective with respoct to base years after the base yoar ending December 31, 1957. The amendments made by clauses (4) and (5) of section 306 and clause (1) of section 307 shall be effective as of the first day of the calendar month next following the month in which this Act was enacted, and shall apply only with respect to compensation paid for services rendered in calendar months after the month in which this Act was enacted.

Approved May 19, 1959.

Public Law 87-7
87th Congress, H. R. 5075

March 24, 1961

AN ACT

To provide temporary extended railroad unemployment insurance 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 this Act may Temporary Extendo be cited as the "Temporary Extended Railroad Unemployment Insur- od Railroad Us ance Benefits Act of 1961".

employment In. Sec. 2. An employee as defined in the Railroad Unemployment gurance Benefits Insurance Act who has, after June 30, 1960, and before April 1,

Act of 1961.

4:53 Stat. 1113. 1962, exhausted (within the meaning prescribed by the Railroad Re- 45 use tirement Board by regulation) his right to unemployment benefits under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, shall be paid unemployment benefits in accordance otherwise with the provisions of such Act for days of unemployment, not exceeding sixty-five, and not exceeding in the aggregate, an amount equal to 50 per centum of the total amount of unemployment benefits which were payable to him in the benefit year in which he last exhausted his rights before making his first claim under this Act, which occur in registration periods, as defined in the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, beginning on or after the fifteenth day after the date of enactment of the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1961, and before April 1, 1962, and which would not be days with respect to which he would be held entitled otherwise to receive unemployment benefits under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act: Provided, That an employee entitled under this section to benefits for a day before April 1, 1962, may receive such benefits for days in registration periods which begin before July 1, 1962: Provided further, That payment of benefits otherwise provided for in this Act shall 75 STAT. 16. not be made with respect to any individual for any day of unemploy- 75 STAT. 17. ment to the extent that such payment, when added to the sum of the benefits under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act and under this Act paid such individual with respect to prior days in the benefit year, would exceed one hundred and ninety-five times such individual's daily benefit rate for such benefit year. An employee who has filed, and established, a first claim for benefits under the provisions of the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1961, may not thereafter establish a claim under this section, and an employee who has registered for, and established, a claim under this section may not thereafter establish a claim under the provisions of the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1961. Except to the extent inconsistent with this section, the provisions of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act shall be applicable in the administration of this section. Sec. 3. The Secretary of Labor, upon request, shall furnish the Seoretary of La

bor and Railroad Railroad Retirement Board information deemed necessary by such bor, and Board for the administration of section 2 hereof, and such Board,

and Retiremont Board. upon request, shall furnish the Secretary of Labor information deemed wonenge of in

formation. necessary by the Secretary for the administration of the Temporary Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1961.

SEC. 4. Therə are hereby authorized to be appropriated to the rail- Appropriation, road unemployment insurance account, without fiscal year limitation, such amounts as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. The amounts so appropriated shall be transferred from time to time to the railroad unemployment insurance account on the basis of estimates by the Secretary of the Treasury after consultation with the Railroad Retirement Board of the amounts required from time

75 STAT. 17

to time to carry out the provisions of this Act. Amounts so transferred shall be repayable advances without interest. Such repayable advances shall be repaid by transfers, from the railroad unemployment insurance account to the general fund of the Treasury, at such times as the amount in the railroad unemployment insurance account derived from the increased contributions provided for in section 5 of this Act is determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Railroad Retirement Board, to be adequate for such purpose.

Sec. 5. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 8(a)2 of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, the rate of contribution required to be paid under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act by every employer as defined in such Act shall be 4 per centum with respect to compensation as defined in such Act, paid after December 31, 1961, and before January 1, 1964.

Approved March 24, 1961.

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rate.
Inoroase.
73 Stat. 32.
45 USC 358.

Public Law 87-285
87th Congress, s. 2395
September 22, 1961
An Act

75 STAT. 585.
To amend the Railrud Retirement Art of 1937 to provide reduced annuities to
male employees who have attained age sixty-two, and for other purposes

Be it enacted by the Senunte lind Ilove of Representatives of the l'nited States of America in ('ongress (Lxxembleal, That section 2(a)3 Railroad Retire. of the Railroad Retirement Jot of 1937 is amended to read as follows: ment Act of 1937,

3. Men who will have attained the age of sixty and will have amendment. completed thirty years of service, or individuals who will have change in bene

fits. attained the age of sixty-two and will bave completed less than

4. 73 Stat. 25. thirty years of service, but the annuity of such men or such indi- 45 USC 2285. viduals shall be reduced by 1/180 for each calendar month that he or she is under age sixty-five when the annuity begins to

accrue.” SEX. 2. Section 2(f) of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937 is 65 Stat. 684. amended by striking “three years” and inserting in lieu thereof “one year" and by inserting after the word “filed” where it first appears the following:“, or in the month prior to her or his marriage to such

uitant or pensioner was eligible for an annuity under subsection (a) or ((l) of section : of this Act or, on the basis of disability, under subsection (c) thereof.

SEC: 3. Section 5(1) (1) of the Railroad Retirement Act of 1937 is 45 USC 228e. amended by inserting before the semicolon at the end thereof the following:“ Where a woman has qualified for an annuity under this section as a widow, and marries another employee who dies within one year after the marriage, she shall not be disqualified for an annuity under this section as the widow of the second employee by reason of not having been married to the employee for one year”.

SEC. 4. The amendments made by this Act shall be effective with Effective date. respect to annuities beginning to accrue in calendar months after the calendar month of enactment thereof.

Approved September 22, 1961.

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To amend the Manpower Development and Training Act of 1962 with regard to

reimbursement of the railroad unenployment insurance account.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subsection (h) Railroad unenof section 203 of the Manpower Development and Training Act of ployment insur1962 is amended, effective March 15, 1962, by inserting “(1)” after ance account, the subsection designation, and by adding at the end of such subsection

reimbursement. the following new paragraph:

Ante, p. 27. (2) If unemployment benefits urider the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act are paid to a person taking training under this 52 Stat. 1094. Act and eligible for a training allowance, the railroad unemployment 45 USC 367. insurance account in the unemployment trust fund shall be reimbursed, from funds herein appropriated, for all of such benefits paid prior to July 1, 1964, and for 50 per centum of the amount of such benefits paid on or after that date. The amount of such reimbursement shall be determined by the Secretary of labor on the basis of reports furnished to him by the Railroad Retirement Board and such amount shall then be placed in the railroad unemployment insurance account.”

Approved October 1, 1962.

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