PUBLIC LAW 87-299-SEPT. 26, 1961
[75 S T A T.
Public Law 87-299 September 26, 1961
[H. R. 6141]
AN ACT /^iM /^v> J. IJIQ amend the Act of September 1, 1954, in order to limit to eases involvin-g the national security the prohibition on payment of annuities and retired pay to officers and employees of the United States, to clarify the application and operation of such Act, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the ^ Federal employ- Jjnited States of America in Congress assembled, That the Act enDeniai of annul- titled "All Act to prohiMt payment of annuities to officers and emcUe\ *" < e " t a i n ployces of the United States convicted of certain offenses, and for other = • purposes", approved September 1, 1954, as amended (68 Stat. 1142, 70 Stat. 761; 5 U.S.C. 2281-2288), is amended to read as follows: "That (a) there shall not be paid to any person convicted, prior to, on or after September 1, 1954, under any article or provision of law specified or described in this subsection, of any offense within the purview of such article or provision to the extent provided in this subsection, or to any survivor or beneficiary of such persons so convicted, for any period subsequent to the date of such conviction or subsequent to September 1, 1954, whichever date is later, any annuity or retired pay on the basis of the service of such person (subject to the exceptions contained in section 10(2) and (3) of this Act) which is creditable toward such annuity or retired pay— offlnVes*' Security " (J) ^ny offousc withiu the purview of— ° 62"s*at. 736; 64 "(A) section 792 (harboriuff or concealing persons), 793 ^^68 sta°^"i2i9. (gathering, transmitting, or losing defense information), 794 (gathering or delivering defense information to aid foreign government), or 798 (disclosure of classified informastaf 133*' ^^^' ^^ tion), of chapter 37 (relating to espionage and censorship) of title 18 of the United States Code, 2157 " ^ ^ 2 15 1"(B) chapter 105 (relating to sabotage) of title 18 of the United States Code, 62 Stat. 807-812. «(C) section 2381 (treason), 2382 (misprision of treason), 2383 (rebellion or insurrection), 2384 (seditious conspiracy), 2385 (advocating overthrow of government), 2387 (activities affecting armed forces generally), 2388 (activities affecting armed forces during war), 2389 (recruiting for service against United States), or 2390 (enlistment to serve against United States), of chapter 115 (relating to treason, sedition, and subversive activities) of title 18 of the United States Code, "(D) section 10(b)(2), 10(b)(3), or 10(b)(4) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1946 (60 Stat. 766, 767; 42 U.S.C. 1952 edition, sec. 1810(b)(2), (3) and (4), as in effect prior to the enactment of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 by the Act of August 30, 1954 (68 Stat. 919; Public Law 703, Eighty-third Congress; 42 U.S.C. 2011-2281), "(E) section 16(a) or 16(b) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1946 (60 Stat. 773; 42 U.S.C. 1952 edition, sec. 1816(a) and (b)) as in effect prior to the enactment of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 by the Act of August 30, 1954, insofar ^ as such offense under such section 16(a) or 16(b) is committed with intent to injure the United States or with intent to secure an advantage to any foreign nation, or "(F) any prior provision of law on which any provision of law specified in subparagraph (A), (B), or (C) of this paragraph is based;