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110 STAT. 2552 PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 "(ii) upon becoming 60 years of age (if he had lived to that age), for purposes of an annuity to become effective on the 60th anniversary of his birth in accordance with a designation made under section 1448(e) of this title. "(C) REDUCED AMOUNT.— Such term means any amount less than the amount otherwise applicable under subparagraph (A) or (B) with respect to an annuity provided under the Plan but which is not less than $300 and which is designated by the person (with the concurrence of the person's spouse, if required under section 1448(a)(3) of this title) providing the annuity on or before— "(i) the first day for which he becomes eligible for retired pay, in the case of a person providing a standard annuity, or ' "(ii) the end of the 90-day period beginning on the date on which he receives the notification required by section 12731(d) of this title that he has completed the years of service required for eligibility for reservecomponent retired pay, in the case of a person providing a reserve-component annuity. "(7) WIDOW. —The term 'widow' means the surviving wife of a person who, if not married to the person at the time he became eligible for retired pay— "(A) was married to him for at least one year immediately before his death; or "(B) is the mother of issue by that marriage. "(8) WIDOWER. —The term 'widower* means the surviving husband of a person who, if not married to the person at the time she became eligible for retired pay— "(A) was married to her for at least one year immediately before her death; or "(B) is the father of issue by that marriage. "(9) SURVIVING SPOUSE.—The term 'surviving spouse' means a widow or widower. "(10) FORMER SPOUSE. —The term 'former spouse' means the surviving former husband or wife of a person who is eligible to participate in the Plan. "(11) DEPENDENT CHILD. — "(A) IN GENERAL.— The term 'dependent child' means a person who— "(i) is unmarried; "(ii) is (I) under 18 years of age, (II) at least 18, but under 22, years of age and pursuing a fulltime course of study or training in a high school, trade school, technical or vocational institute, junior college, college, university, or comparable recognized educational institution, or (III) incapable of self support because of a mental or physical incapacity existing before the person's eighteenth birthday or incurred on or after that birthday, but before the person's twenty-second birthday, while pursuing such a fulltime course of study or training; and "(iii) is the child of a person to whom the Plan applies, including (I) an adopted child, and (II) a stepchild, foster child, or recognized natural child who lived with that person in a regular parent-child relationship.