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Trust Fund, the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund, or the Federal Hospital 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 subparagraph (A), 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, the Federal Disability Insurance Trust Fund, or the Federal Hospital Insurance Trust Fund.

[(3) The Board and the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall, upon request, supply each other with certified reports of records of compensation or wages and periods of service, of determinations under section 3(e) of this Act, or section 216(i) of the Social Security Act, of periods of disability within the meaning of such section 216(i), and of other records in their possession or which they may secure, pertinent to the administration of this section, section 3(e) of this Act, or title II of the Social Security Act as affecied by paragraph (1). Such certified reports shall be conclusive in adjudication as to the matters covered therein (except in the case of a determination of disability under section 216(i) of the Social Security Act): Provided, That if the Board or the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare receives evidence inconsistent with a certified report and the application involved is still in course of adjudication or otherwise open for such evidence, such recertification of such report shall be made as, in the judgment of the Board or the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, whichever made the original certification, the evidence warrants. Such recertification and any subsequent recertification shall be treated in the same manner and be subject to the same conditions as an original certification.

[(I) Definitions.-For the purposes of this section the term "employee" includes an individual who will have been an "employee," and

[(I) The qualifications for "widow," "widower," "child," and "parent" shall be, except for the purposes of subsection (f), those set forth in section 216(c), (e), (g), and (k), and section 202 (h) (3) of the Social Security Act, respectively; and in addition

[(i) a "widow" or "widower" shall have been living with the employee at the time of the employee's death; a widower shall have received at least one-half of his support from his wife employee at the time of her death or he shall have received at least one-half of his support from his wife employee at the time her retirement annuity or pension began;

[(ii) a “child" shall have been dependent upon its parent employee at the time of his death; shall be unmarried; and

[(A) shall be less than eighteen years of age; or

[(B) shall be less than twenty-two years of age and a fulltime student at an educational institution (determined as prescribed in this paragraph); or

[(C) shall, without regard to his age, be unable to engage in any regular employment by reason of a permanent physical or mental condition which disability began before he attained age twenty-two or before the close of the eighty-fourth

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month following the month in which his most recent entitlement to an annuity under section 5(c) of this Act terminated because he ceased to be under such a disability," and [(iii) a "parent" shall have received, at the time of the death of the employee to whom the relationship of parent is claimed,

at least one-half of his support from such employee. A "widow" or "widower” shall be deemed to have been living with the employee if the conditions set forth in section 216(h) (2) or (3), whichever is applicable, of the Social Security Act, as in effect prior to 1957, are fulfilled, or if such widow or widower would be paid benefits, as such, under title II of the Social Security Act but for the fact that the employee died insured under this Act. A "child” shall be deemed to have been dependent upon a parent if the conditions set forth in section 202 (d) (3), (4), or (9) of the Social Security Act are fulfilled (a partially insured mother being deemed currently insured). In determining for purposes of this section and subsection (f) of section 2 and subsection (f) of section 3 whether an applicant is the wife, husband, widow, or widower, child, or parent of an employee as claimed, the rules set forth in section 216(h) of the Social Security Act shall be applied deeming, for this purpose, individuals entitled to an annuity under section 2(e) or (h) to be entitled to benefits under subsection (b) or (c) of section 202 of the Social Security Act and individuals entitled to an annuity under subsection (a) or (b) of this section to be entitled to a benefit under subsection (e), (f), or (g) of section 202 of the Social Security Act. In determining for purposes of this section and subsection (f) of section 3 whether an applicant is the grandchild, brother, or sister of an employee as claimed, the rules set forth in section 216(h) (1) of the Social Security Act, as in effect prior to 1957, shall be applied the same as if such persons were included in such section 216(h) (1). Such satisfactory proof shall be made from time to time, as prescribed by the Board, of the disability provided in clause (ii) of this paragraph and of the continuance, in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Board, of such disability. If the individual fails to comply with the requirements prescribed by the Board as to the proof of the continuance of the disability his right to an annuity shall, except for good cause shown to the Board, cease. A child whose entitlement to an annuity under section 5(c) of this Act was terminated because he ceased to be disabled as provided in clause (ii) of this paragraph and who becomes again disabled as provided in such clause (ii), may become reentitled to an annuity on the basis of such disability upon his application for such reentitlement.” 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. The provisions of paragraph (7) of section 202(d) of the Social Security Act (defining the terms "full-time student" and "educational institution”) shall be appiled by the Board in the administration of this section as if the references therein to the Secretary were references to the Board. For purposes of the last sentence of subsection (j) of this section, a child entitled to a child's insurance annuity only on the basis of being a fulltime student described in clause (ii) (B) of this paragraph shall cease

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to be qualified therefor in the first month during no part of which he is a full-time student, or the month in which he attains age 22, whichever first occurs. A child whose entitlement to a child's insurance annuity, on the basis of the compensation of an insured individual, terminated with the month preceding the month in which such child attained age eighteen, or with a subsequent month, may again become entitled to such an annuity (providing no event to disqualify the child has occurred) beginning with the first month thereafter in which he is a full-time student and has not attained the age of twenty-two, if he has filed an application for such reentitlement.

[A child who attains age twenty-two at a time when he is a fulltime student (as defined in subparagraph (A) of paragraph 7 of section 202 (d) of the Social Security Act and without the application of subparagraph (B) of such paragraph) but has not (at such time) completed the requirements for, or received, a degree from a four-year college or university shall be deemed (for purposes of determining whether his entitlement to an annuity under this section has terminated under subsection (j) and for purposes of determining his initial entitlement to such an annuity) not to have attained such age until the first day of the first month following the end of the quarter or semester in which he is enrolled at such time (or, if the educational institution in which he is enrolled is not operated on a quarter or semester system, until the first day of the first month following the completion of the course in which he is so enrolled or until the first day of the third month beginning after such time, whichever first occurs).

[(2) The term “retirement annuity” shall mean an annuity under section 2 awarded before or after its amendment but not including an annuity to a survivor pursuant to an election of a joint and survivor annuity; and the term “pension” shall mean a pension under section 6.

[(3) The term "quarter of coverage" shall mean a compensation quarter of coverage or a wage quarter of coverage, and the term "quarters of coverage" shall mean compensation quarters of coverage, or wage quarters of coverage, or both: Provided, That there shall be for a single employee no more than four quarters of coverage for a single calendar year.

[(4) The term “compensation quarter of coverage" shall mean any quarter of coverage computed with respect to compensation paid to an employee after 1936 in accordance with the following table:

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proportions with respect to all months in the year in which the employee will have been in service as an employee, such presumption shall be made.

[(5) The term "wage quarter of coverage" shall mean any quarter of coverage determined in accordance with the provisions of title II of the Social Security Act.

[(6) The term “wages” shall mean wages as defined in section 209 of the Social Security Act. In addition, the term shall include (i) "self-employment income” as defined in section 211(b) of the Social Security Act, and (ii) wages deemed to have been paid under section 217 (a) or (e) of the Social Security Act on account of military service which is not creditable under section 4 of this Act. Wages, as defined in this paragraph, shall be credited for the purposes of this section in the manner and to the extent credited for corresponding purposes of title II of the Social Security Act.

[(7) An employee will have been "completely insured” if it appears to the satisfaction of the Board that at the time of his death, whether before or after the enactment of this section, he will have completed ten years of service and will have had the qualifications set forth in any one of the following paragraphs:

[(i) a current connection with the railroad industry; and a number of quarters of coverage, not less than six, and at least equal to one-half of the number of quarters, elapsing in the period after 1936, or after the quarter in which he will have attained the age of twenty-one, whichever is later, and up to but excluding the quarter in which he will have attained the age of sixty-five years or died, whichever will first have occured (excluding from the elapsed quarters any quarter which is not a quarter of coverage and during any part of which a retirement annuity will have been payable to him); and if the number of such elapsed quarters is an odd number such number shall be reduced by one; or

[(ii) a current connection with the railroad industry; and either will have had forty or more quarters of coverage or would be fully insured under title II of the Social Security Act if his service as an employee after December 31, 1936, were included in the term employment as defined in that Act; or

[(iii) a pension will have been payable to him; or a retirement annuity based on service of not less than ten years (as computed in awarding the annuity) will have begun to accrue to him before 1948. [(8) An employee will have been "partially insured” at the time of his death, whether before or after the enactment of this section, if it appears to the satisfaction of the Board that he will have completed ten years of service and (i) will have had a current connection with the railroad industry; and (ii) either will have had six or more quarters of coverage in the period ending with the quarter in which he will have died or in which a retirement annuity will have begun to accrue to him and beginning with the third calendar year next preceding the year in which such event occurs, or would be currently insured under title II of the Social Security Act if his service as an employee after December 31, 1936, were included in the term "employment” as defined in that Act.

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[(9) An employee's "average monthly remuneration” shall mean the quotient obtained by dividing (A) the sum of (i) the compensation paid to him after 1936 and before the employee's closing date or January 1, 1951, whichever is later, eliminating any excess over $300 for any calendar month before July 1, 1954, any excess over $350 for any calendar month after June 30, 1954, and before June 1, 1959, any excess over $400 for any month after May 31, 1959, and before November 1, 1963, any excess of $450 for any month after October 31, 1963, and before October 1, 1965, and any excess of (i) $450, or (ii) an amount equal to one-twelfth of the current maximum annual taxable “wages” as defined in section 3121 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, whichever is greater, for any month after September 30, 1965, and (ii) if such compensation in the period before 1951 is less than $50,400, or for any calendar year after 1950 and before 1955 is less than $3,600 or for any calendar year after 1954 and before 1959 is less than $4,200, or for any calendar year after 1958 and before 1966 is less than $4,800, or for any calendar year after 1965 is less than an amount equal to the current maximum annual taxable "wages” as defined in section 3121 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, and the average monthly remuneration computed on compensation alone is less than (i) $450, or (ii) an amount equal to one-twelfth of the current maximum annual taxable "wages" as defined in section 3121 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, whichever is greater, and the employee has earned in such period or such calendar year "wages" as defined in paragraph (6) hereof, such wages, in an amount not to exceed the difference between the compensation for such period and $50,400, and between the compensation for such year and $3,600 for years after 1950 and before 1955, $4,200 for years after 1954 and before 1959, $4,800 for years after 1958 and before 1966, and an amount equal to the current maximum annual taxable “wages" as defined in section 3121 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 for years after 1965, by (B) three times the number of quarters elapsing after 1936 and before the employee's closing date or January 1, 1951, whichever is later: Provided. That for the period after 1950 but prior to and including the calendar year in which he will have attained the age of twenty-two there shall be included in the divisor not more than three times the number of quarters of coverage in such period: Provided further. That there shall be excluded from the divisor any calendar quarter after 1950 which is not a quarter of coverage and during any part of which a retirement annuity will have been payable to him, any calendar quarter before 1951 in which a retirement annuity will have been payable to him and any calendar quarter before 1951 and before the year in which he will have attained the age of 20. An employee's "closing date” shall mean (A) the first day of the first calendar year in which such employee both had attained age 65 and was completely insured: or (B) the first day of the calendar year in which such employee died : or (C) the first day of the calendar year following the year in which such employee died, whichever would produce the highest "average monthly remuneration” as defined in the preceding sentence. If the amount of the “average monthly remuneration" as computed under this paragraph is not a multiple of $1, it shall be rounded to the next lower multiple of $1. In any case where credit is

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