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PUBLIC LAW 86-000—MMMM. DD, 1960

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PUBLIC LAW 86-767-SEPT. 13, 1960

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Public Law 86-767 September 13, 1960 [H. R. 12383]

AN ACT To amend the Federal Employees' Compensation Act to make benelits more realistic in terms of present wage rates, and for other purposes.

Federal Employe e s ' Compensation Act Amendments of 1960.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Federal Employees' Compensation Act Amendments of 1960". TITLE I—SUBSTANTIVE AMENDMENTS Increase in Minimum Compensation for Total Disability, Attendants, Allowance, Maintenance While Undergoing Vocational Rehabilitation

63 Stat. 858. 5 USC 756.

5 USC 760.

5 USC 761.

SEC. 101. Section 6 of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act is amended by striking out "$75" in paragraph (1) of subsection (b) and inserting in lieu thereof "$125"; by striking out "$50" in paragraph (2) of subsection (b) and inserting in lieu thereof "$100"; by striking out "$112.50" in subsection (c) and inserting in lieu thereof "$180". Increase in Death Benefits SEC. 102. Section 10(K) of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act is amended by striking out "$150" and inserting in lieu thereof "$240". Increase in Burial Payments SEC. 103. Section 11 of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act is amended by striking out "$400" and inserting in lieu thereof "$800". Increase of Compensation Base Where Injury Occurred January 1, 1958

39 Stat. 742. 5 USC 75 1 note.

5 USC 790.

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SEC. 104. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act or the Federal Employees' Compensation Act, the monthly pay upon the basis of which compensation for disability or death is computed under (he Federal Employees' Compensation Act shall be increased as follows: If such employee's injury (or injury causing death) occurred before January 1, 1958, but after December 31, 1950, such eligible employee's "monthly pay" shall be increased by 10 percent; if such employee's injury (or injury causing death) occurred before January 1, 1951, but after December 31, 1945, such eligible employee's "monthly pay" shall be increased by 20 percent; if such employee's injury (or injury causing death) occurred before January 1, 1946, such eligible employee's "monthly pay" shall be increased by 30 percent: Provided, That nothing in this or any other Act of Congress shall be construed to make the increase in the monthly pay provided by this section applicable to military personnel, or to any person or employee not within the definition of section 40(b)(1) or (2) of the Federal Employees' Compensation Act: Provided further, That this section shall not be construed to permit the amount of compensation on account of an employee's disability or death to be increased more than 10 percent if such injury (or injury causing death) occurred before January 1, 1958, but after December 31, 1950, nor more than 20 percent if such injury (or injury causing death) occurred before January 1, 1951, but after December 31, 1945, nor more than 30 percent if such injury (or injury causing death) occurred prior to January 1, 1946.