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1 under section 2 of this Act except a spouse who could qualify

2 for an annuity under section 2 (c) of this Act when she 3 attains age 60 or 62, as the case may be, if the individual 4 from whom the spouse's annuity would derive had attained 5 age 60 or 62, as the case may be, and who was married to 6 such individual at the time he applied for his annuity; and 7 (üi) in computing the amount to be paid under this sub8 division the only benefits under title II of the Social Se

9 curity Act which shall be considered shall be those to which

10 the persons included in the computation are entitled. 11 “(g) Those portions of the annuity of an individual as 12 are computed under subsections (b) and (d) of this section 13 shall, if such individual's annuity under section 2 (a) (1) of 14 this Act began to accrue on or before the date on which the 15 applicable increase under his subsection becomes effective, 16 be increased by 32.5 per centum of the percentage increase, 17 if any (rounded to the nearest one-tenth of 1 percent), ob18tained by comparing (A) the unadjusted Consumer Price 19 Index for the calendar quarter ending March 31, 1977, with 20 such index for the calendar quarter ending March 31, 1976, 21 (B) the unadjusted Consumer Price Index for the calendar 22 quarter ending March 31, 1978, with the higher of (i) such 23 index for the calendar quarter ending March 31, 1977, or 24 (ii) such index for the calendar quarter ending March 31, 25 1976, (C) the unadjusted Consumer Price Index for the

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calendar quarter ending March 31, 1979, with the highest

2 of (i) such index for the calendar quarter ending March 31,

3 1978, (ii) such index for the calendar quarter ending 4 March 31, 1977, or (iii) such index for the calendar quar5 ter ending March 31, 1976, and (D) the unadjusted Con6 sumer Price Index for the calendar quarter ending March 31, 7 1980, with the highest of (i) such index for the calendar

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quarter ending March 31, 1979, (ii) such index for the

9 calendar quarter ending March 31, 1978, (üi) such index for 13) the calendar quarter ending March 31, 1977, or (iv) such 11 index for the calendar quarter ending March 31, 1976. The

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nadjusted Consumer Price Index for any calendar quarter

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shall be the arithmetical mean of such index for the three

14 months in such quarter. The increases provided under clauses

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(A), (B), (C), and (D) of this subsection shall be effec

li tive on June 1, 1977, June 1, 1978, June 1, 1979, and

June 1, 1980, respectively. 13. “(h) (1) The amount of the annuity provided under

19 subsections (a) through (d) of this section of an individual

20 who (A) will have (i) rendered service as an employee to 21 an employer, or as an employee representative, during the 22 calendar year 1974, or (ii) had a current connection with 23 the railroad industry on December 31, 1974, or at the time 24 his annuity under section 2 (a) (1) of this Act began to ac23 crue, or (ii) completed twenty-five years of service prior to

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1 January 1, 1975, and (B) will have (i) completed ten 2 years of service prior to January 1, 1975, and (ü) been 3 permanently insured under the Social Security Act on De4 cember 31, 1974, shall be increased by an amount equal to 5 the amount by which (C) the sum of (i) the primary insur

· 6 ance amount to which such individual would have been en

7 titled, upon the attainment of age 65 (or, if later, for Janu

8 ary 1975), under the provisions of the Social Security Act 9 as in effect on December 31, 1974, if his service as an em10 ployee after December 31, 1936, and prior to January 1, 11 1975, were included in the term 'employment' as defined in 12 that Act and if he had no wages or self-employment income 13 under that Act other than wages derived from such service

14 as an employee, and (ii) the primary insurance amount to 15 which such individual would have been entitled, upon the 16 attainment of age 65 (or, if later, for January 1975), under 17 the provisions of the Social Security Act as in effect on De

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cember 31, 1974, on the basis of his wages and self-employ

19 ment income derived from employment and self-employment

20 under that Act prior to January 1, 1975, exceeds (D) the

21 primary insurance amount to which such individual would

22 have been entitled, upon the attainment of age 65 (or, if

23 later, for January 1975), under the provisions of the Social

24 Security Act as in effect on December 31, 1974, on the basis

25 of his wages and self-employment income derived from em

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i ployment and self-employment under that Act prior to Janu

2 ary 1, 1975, and on the basis of compensation derived from

3 service as an employee after December 31, 1936, and prior 4 to January 1, 1975, if such service as an employee had been 5 included in the term 'employment' as defined in that Act. 6 “(2) The amount of the annuity provided under subī sections (a) through (d) of this section to an individual

8 who (A) will not have met the conditions set forth in sub

9 clause (i), (i), or (iii) of clause (A) of subdivision (1) of

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this subsection, but (B) will have (i) completed ten years

11 of service prior to January 1, 1975, and (ii) been perina12 nently insured under the Social Security Act as of December

13 31 of the calendar year prior to 1975 in which he last

14 rendered service as an employee to an employer, or as an 15 employee representative, shall be increased by an amount 16 equal to the amount by which (C) the sum of (i) the pri

17 mary insurance amount to which such individual would have

18 been entitled, upon the attainment of age 65 (or, if later,

19 for January 1975), under the provisions of the Social Secu

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rity Act as in effect on December 31, 1974,•if his service as

an employee after December 31, 1936, and prior to January 1, 1975, were included in the term 'employment' as defined

23 in that Act and if he had no wages or self-employment in

come under that Act other than wages derived from such

service as an employee, and (ii) the primary insurance

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1 amount to which such individual would have been entitled,

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upon the attainment of age 65 (or, if later, for January

3 1975), under the provisions of the Social Security Act as

4 in effect on December 31, 1974, on the basis of his wages and 5 self-employment income derived from employment and self6 employment under that Act as of December 31 of the cal

7 endar year prior to 1975 in which he last performed service

8 as an employee under this Act, exceeds (D) the primary 9 insurance amount to which such individual would have been

10 entitled, upon the attainment of age 65 (or, if later, for

11 January 1975), under the provisions of the Social Security 12 Act as in effect on December 31, 1974, on the basis of his 13 wages and self-employment income derived from employ14 ment and self-employment under that Act as of December 15 31 of the calendar year prior to 1975 in which he last per

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formed service as an employee under this Act and on the

17 basis of compensation derived from service as an employec 18 after December 31, 1936, and prior to January 1, 1975, if

19 such service as an employee had been included in the term

20'employment' as defined in that Act. 21 “(3) The amount of the annuity provided under sub22 sections (a) through (d) of this section of an individual who 23 (A) will have (i) rendered service as an employee to an 24 employer, or as an employee representative, during the cal25 endar year 1974, or (ii) had a current connection with the

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