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PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

82 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 90-257-FEB. 15, 1968

ment Act of 1937 with respect to some or all of the days for which such benefits were paid, had been paid such annuity with respect to all days of sickness for which he was paid benefits which were also days with respect to which such annuity could have accrued. I n determining such amount, the Board shall presume that every such employee was, in respect to his permanent physical or mental condition, qualified for such an annuity from the date of onset of the last spell of illness for which he was paid such benefits, if (a) he died without applying for such an annuity and before fully exhausting all rights to such benefits; or (b) he died without applying for such an annuity but within a year after the last day of sickness for which he had been paid such benefits, and had not meanwhile engaged in substantial gainful employment; or (c) he applied for such an annuity within one year after the last day of sickness for which he was paid such benefits and had not engaged in substantial gainful employment after that day and before the day on which he filed an application for such an annuity. The Board shall also have authority to make reasonable approximations deemed necessary in computing annuities for this purpose. The Board shall determine such amount no later than June 15 following the close of the fiscal year, and within ten days after such determination shall certify such amount to the Secretary of the Treasury for transfer from the Kailroad Ketirement Account to the railroad unemployment insurance account, and the Secretary of the Treasury shall make such transfer. The amount so certified shall include interest (at a rate determined, as of the close of the fiscal year, in accordance with subsection (d) of this section) payable from the close of such fiscal year to the date of certification." SEC. 206. (a) Section 12(f) of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act is amended by striking out ", or maternity" wherever it appears; and by substituting "or" (i) for the comma between "unemployment-compensation" and "sickness" in the first sentence, (ii) for the comma between "unemployment" and "sickness" in the second sentence, and (iii) for the comma between "unemployment-compensation" and "sickness" in the second sentence. (b) The first paragraph of section 12(g) of such Act is amended by substituting "or" for the comma between "unemployment" and "sickness", and by striking out ", or maternity". The second paragraph of such section is amended by striking out ", or maternity" wherever it appears, and by substituting "or" for the comma wherever it appears between "unemployment" and "sickness". (c) The third paragraph of section 12(i) of such Act is amended by striking out "and, m case of maternity sickness, the expected date of birth and the actual date of birth of the child". (d) Section 12(n) of such Act is amended by striking out (i) "or maternity" wherever it appears, and (ii) "or as to the expected date of birth of a female employee's child, or the birth of such a child". SEC. 207. Section 13 of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act is amended by striking out the following phrases: "and maternity"; "of for maternity"; "or maternity" wherever it appears; and "or to maternity". EFFECTIVE DATES

SEC. 208. The amendments made by sections 201(a)(1), 201(b), 202(a)(1), 202(a)(2), 202(b)(1), 206 and 207 shall be effective as of July 1, 1968. The amendments made by sections 201(a)(2) and 203 shall be effective with respect to base years beginning in calendar years after December 31, 1966, except that with respect to the base year in

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