PUBLIC LAW 101-508 —NOV. 5, 1990 104 STAT. 1388-327 SEC. 6609. SAVINGS PROVISIONS. (a) Nothing in this subtitle shall be construed to modify or interfere with the implementation of title III of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986. (b) Nothing contained in this subtitle shall be construed, interpreted or applied to supplant, displace, preempt or otherwise diminish the responsibilities and liabilities under other State or Federal law, whether statutory or common. SEC. 6610. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. There is authorized to be appropriated to the Administrator $8,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1991, 1992 and 1993 for functions carried out under this subtitle (other than State Grants), and $8,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1991, 1992 and 1993, for grant programs to States issued pursuant to section 6605. TITLE VII—CIVIL SERVICE AND POSTAL SERVICE PROGRAMS Subtitle A—Civil Service 42 USC 13108. 42 USC 13109. SEC. 7001. ELIMINATION OF LUMP-SUM RETIREMENT BENEFIT. (a) LUMP-SUM BENEFIT. —(1) Sections 8343a and 8420a of title 5, United States Code, are each amended by adding at the end the following: "(fKD Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, and except as provided in paragraph (2), an alternative form of annuity under this section may not be elected if the commencement date of the annuity would be later than December 1, 1990. "(2) Nothing in this subsection shall prevent an election from being made by any individual— "(A) who is separated from Government service involuntarily (other than for cause on charges of misconduct or delinquency), excluding— "(i) any Senator or Representative in, or Delegate or Resident Commissioner to, the Congress; "(ii) the Vice President; "(iii) any individual holding a position placed in the Executive Schedule under sections 5312 through 5317; "(iv) any individual appointed to a position by the President (or his designee) or the Vice President under section 105(a)(l), 106(a)(l), or 107 (a)(1) or (b)(1) of title 3, if the maximum rate of basic pay for such position is at or above the rate for level V of the Executive Schedule; "(v) any noncareer appointee in the Senior Executive Service or noncareer member of the Senior Foreign Service; and "(vi) any individual holding a position which is excepted from the competitive service because of its confidential, policy-determining, policy-making, or policy-advocating character; or "(B) as to whom the application of paragraph (1) would be against equity and good conscience, due to a life-threatening affliction or other critical medical condition affecting such individual.