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61 STAT.] 80TH CONG. , 1ST SESS.-CHS. 353, 354-JULY 30, 1947 [CHAPTER 353] AN ACT To amend the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, to provide for the return of the amount of deductions from the compensation of any employee who is separated from the service or transferred to a position not within the purview of such Act before completing ten years of service. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 12 (b) of the Civil Service Retirement Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, is amended to read as follows: "(b) In the case of any officer or employee to whom this Act applies who shall be transferred to a position not within the purview of this Act, or who shall become absolutely separated from the service before he shall have completed an aggregate of ten years of civilian service computed in accordance with section 5 of this Act, the amount of deductions from his basic salary, pay, or compensation credited to his individual account, together with interest at 4 per centum com- pounded on December 31 of each year, shall, upon his request, be returned to such officer or employee: Provided, That when an officer or employee becomes involuntarily separated from the service, not by removal for cause on charges of misconduct or delinquency before completing ten years of creditable civilian service the total amount of deductions from his basic salary, pay, or compensation with interest at 4 per centum compounded on December 31 of each year shall, upon his request, be returned to such officer or employee: Providedfurther, That in case any request under this subsection is submitted after the date of transfer to a position not within the purview of this Act or of absolute separation from the service, the interest allowed for the period after such date of transfer or separation shall be at the rate of 3 per centum compounded on December 31 of each year: Provided further, That no such interest shall be allowed on any separation unless the service covered thereby aggregates more than one year: And provided further, That all deductions from basic salary, pay, or compensation so returned to an officer or employee must, upon rein- statement, retransfer, or reappointment to a position coming within the purview of this Act be redeposited with interest at 4 per centum compounded on December 31 of each year before such officer or employee may derive any benefits under this Act, except as provided in this section, but interest shall not be required covering any period of separation from the service. In computing interest under this subsection, a fractional part of a month in the total service, or in the total period after the date of transfer or separation, of an officer or employee shall be disregarded." SEC. 2 . The amendment made by the first section of this Act to section 12 (b) of such Act of May 29, 1930, as amended, shall take effect as of January 24, 1942. Approved July 30, 1947. [CHAPTER 354] AN ACT To amend section 1 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 497, 5 U. S . C ., sec. 488), fixing the price of copies of records furnished by the Department of the Interior. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 1 of the Act of August 24, 1912 (37 Stat. 497, 5 U. S. C., sec. 488), is1 amended to read as follows: That the Secretary of the Interior, the head of any bureau, office, or institution, or any officer of that depart- ment, may, when not prejudicial to the interests of the Government, July 30, 1947 [H. R . 2938] [Public Law 264] Depertment of the Interior. Copies of records. etc. 521 July 30, 1947 [H. R. 1995] [Public Law 263] Civil Service Re- tirement Act, amend- ment. 46 Stat. 476. 5 U.S.C . §724 (b). Return of deduc- tions. 46 Stat. 472. 5U.S.C.J707. Involuntary separa- tion. Interest after sepa- ration, etc. Redeposit of deduc- tions. Computitlon of In- terect. Effectve date.