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[82 STAT. 812]
[82 STAT. 812]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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PUBLIC LAW 90-494-AUG. 20, 1968 SEPARATION AND

22 USC 10011007.

[82 STAT.

RETIREMENT

SEC. 8. Foreign Service information officers shall be separated and retired in accordance with sections (vU through 637 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended. TARTICIPATION I N THE FOREIGN SERVICE RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY SYSTEM

22 USC 10611121.

74 Stat. 844. 22 USC 1092. Mandatory retirement.

Voluntary retirement.

74 Stat. 839, 840; 7 9 Stat. 1131. 22 USC 1076Effective dates.

SEC. 9. (a) Foreign Service information officers shall be participants in and entitled to the benefits of the Foreign Service retirement and disability system under title VIII of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended, on the same basis as Foreign Service officers. Any such Foreign Service information officer who becomes a participant in such system shall make contributions to the Foreign Service retirement and disability fund on the same basis as Foreign Service officers. (b) I n accordance with such regulations as the President may prescribe, any Foreign Service Staff officer or employee appointed by the Agency who has completed at least ten years of continuous service, exclusive of military service, in the Foreign Service of the Agency shall become a participant in the Foreign Service retirement and disability system and shall make a special contribution to the Foreign Service retirement and disability fund in accordance with the provisions of section 852 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended. (c) Any such officer or employee who, under the provisions of paragraph (b) of this section, becomes a participant in the Foreign Service retirement and disability system, shall be mandatorily retired for age during the third year after the effective date of that paragraph if he attains age sixty-four or if he is over age sixty-four; during the fourth year at age sixty-three; during the fifth year at age sixty-two; during the sixth year at age sixty-one, and thereafter at age sixty. (d) Any officer or employee who becomes a participant in the Foreign Service retirement and disability system under the provisions of paragraph (b) of this section who is age fifty-seven or over on the effective date of that paragraph, may retire voluntarily at any time before mandatory retirement under paragraph (c) of this section and receive retirement benefits under section 821 of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended. (e) The provisions of paragraph (b) of this section becomes effective on the first day of the first month which begins more than one year after the date of enactment of this Act, except that any Foreign Service Staff officer or employee, who at the time this Act becomes effective laeets the requirements for participation in the Foreign Service retirement and disability system, may elect to become a participant in the system before the mandatory provisions become effective. Such Foreign Service Staff' officers and employees shall become participants effective on the firet day of the second month following the date of their application for earlier participation. OTHER APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF LAW

60 Stat. 999. 22 USC 801 note.

SEC. 10. All other provisions of the Foreign Service Act of 1946, as amended, or of any other law, which apply to Foreign Service officers and are not referred to above, shall be applicable to Foreign Service information officers.