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PUBLIC LAW 101-650—DEC. 1, 1990 104 STAT. 5109 Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund an amount equal to the amount so required, with interest, "(D) the Claims Court shall deposit in the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund an amount equal to the additional amount it would have contributed to such Fund but for the election under subsection (f), and "(E) if subparagraph (D) is complied with, service on the Claims Court or as a commissioner of the United States Court of Claims shall be treated as service with respect to which deductions and contributions had been made during the period of service. "(1)(1) There is established in the Treasury a fund which shall be known as the 'Claims Court Judges Retirement Fund'. The Fund is appropriated for the payment of annuities and other payments under this section. "(2) The Secretary of the Treasury shall invest, in interest bearing securities of the United States, such currently available portions of the Claims Court Judges Retirement Fund as are not immediately required for payments from the Fund. The income derived from these investments constitutes a part of the Fund. "(3)(A) There are authorized to be appropriated to the Claims Court Judges Retirement Fund amounts required to reduce to zero the unfunded liability of the Fund. "(B) For purposes of subparagraph (A), the term 'unfunded liability' means the estimated excess, determined on an annual basis in accordance with the provisions of section 9503 of title 31, of the present value of all benefits payable from the Claims Court Judges Retirement Fund, over the balance in the Fund as of the date the unfunded liability is determined. In making any determination under this subparagraph, the Comptroller General shall use the applicable information contained in the reports filed pursuant to section 9503 of title 31, with respect to the retirement annuities provided for in this section. "(C) There are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to carry out this paragraph.". (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 7 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following new item:

  • "178. Retirement of judges of the Claims Court.".

(b) JUDICIAL SURVIVORS' ANNUITIES.— Section 376 of title 28, United States Code, is amended as follows: (1) Subsection (a)(1) is amended— (A) by striking out "or" at the end of subparagraph (E); (B) by adding "or" at the end of subparagraph (F); (C) by inserting after subparagraph (F) the following: "(G) a judge of the United States Claims Court;"; (D) by striking out "or (v)" and inserting in lieu thereof "(v)"; and (E) by inserting before the semicolon at the end thereof the following: ", or (vi) the date of the enactment of the Federal Courts Study Committee Implementation Act of 1990, in the case of a full-time judge of the Claims C!ourt in active service on that date". (2) Subsection (a)(2) is amended— (A) by striking out "and" at the end of subparagraph (E); (B) by adding "and" at the end of subparagraph (F); and Appropriation authorization. Appropriation authorization.