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Title 5Chapter ISubchapter BPart 831


TITLE 5—Administrative Personnel

CHAPTER I—OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER B—CIVIL SERVICE REGULATIONS (CONTINUED)

PART 831—RETIREMENT

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Subpart A—ADMINISTRATION AND GENERAL PROVISIONS

§831.101
Administration.
§831.102
Basic records.
§831.103
Evidence.
§831.104
Application.
§831.105
Computation of interest.
§831.106
Disclosure of information.
§831.107
Computation of time.
§831.109
Initial decision and reconsideration.
§831.110
Appeals.
§831.111
Employee deductions and agency contributions.
§831.112
Definitions of employee.
§831.113
Payments to children.
§831.114
Voluntary early retirement-substantial delayering, reorganization, reduction in force, transfer of function, or other workforce restructuring.
§831.115
Garnishment of CSRS payments.
§831.116
Garnishment of payments after disbursement.
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Subpart B—COVERAGE

§831.201
Exclusions from retirement coverage.
§831.202
Continuation of coverage for food service employees of the House of Representatives.
§831.203
Continuation of coverage for employees of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.
§831.204
Elections of retirement coverage under the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Act of 1995.
§831.205
CSRS coverage determinations to be approved by OPM.
§831.206
Continuation of coverage for former Federal employees of the Civilian Marksmanship Program.
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Subpart C—CREDIT FOR SERVICE

§831.301
Military service.
§831.302
Unused sick leave.
§831.303
Civilian service.
§831.304
Service with the Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II.
§831.305
Service with a nonappropriated fund instrumentality after June 18, 1952, but before January 1, 1966.
§831.306
Service as a National Guard technician before January 1, 1969.
§831.307
Contract service.
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Subpart D—VOLUNTARY CONTRIBUTIONS

§831.401
Purpose and scope.
§831.402
Definitions.
§831.403
Eligibility to make voluntary contributions.
§831.404
Procedure for making voluntary contributions.
§831.405
Interest on voluntary contributions.
§831.406
Withdrawal of voluntary contributions.
§831.407
Purchase of additional annuity.
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Subpart E—ELIGIBILITY FOR RETIREMENT

§831.501
Time for filing applications.
§831.502
Automatic separation; exemption.
§831.503
Retirement based on involuntary separation.
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Subpart F—SURVIVOR ANNUITIES

Organization and Structure of Regulations on Survivor Annuities

§831.601
Purpose and scope.
§831.602
Relation to other regulations.
§831.603
Definitions.

Elections at the Time of Retirement

§831.611
Election at time of retirement of fully reduced annuity to provide a current spouse annuity.
§831.612
Election at time of retirement of a fully reduced annuity or a partially reduced annuity to provide a former spouse annuity.
§831.613
Election of insurable interest annuity.
§831.614
Election of a self-only annuity or partially reduced annuity by married employees and Members.
§831.615
[Reserved]
§831.616
Elections by previously retired retiree with new title to an annuity.
§831.617
[Reserved]
§831.618
Waiver of spousal consent requirement.
§831.619
Marital status at time of retirement.

Changes of Survivor Elections

§831.621
Changes of election before final adjudication.
§831.622
Changes of election after final adjudication.

Post-Retirement Elections

§831.631
Post-retirement election of fully reduced annuity or partially reduced annuity to provide a current spouse annuity.
§831.632
Post-retirement election of fully reduced annuity or partially reduced annuity to provide a former spouse annuity.

Eligibility

§831.641
Division of a survivor annuity.
§831.642
Marriage duration requirements.
§831.643
Time for filing applications for death benefits.
§831.644
Remarriage.
§831.645
Elections between survivor annuities.

Payment of Survivor Annuities

§831.651
Commencing and terminating dates of survivor annuities.

Survivor Election Deposits

§831.661
Deposits not subject to waiver.
§831.662
Deposits required to change an election after final adjudication.
§831.663
Actuarial reduction in annuity of retirees who make post-retirement elections to provide a current spouse annuity or a former spouse annuity.
§831.664
Post-retirement survivor election deposits that were partially paid before October 1, 1993.
§831.665
Payment of deposits under §831.631, §831.632, §831.682, or §831.684 under pre-October 1, 1993, law or when the retiree has died prior to October 1, 1993.

Children's Annuities

§831.671
Proof of eligibility for a child's annuity.
§831.672
Annuity for a child age 18 to 22 during full-time school attendance.
§831.673
Rates of child annuities.

Regulations Pertaining to Noncodified Statutes

§831.681
Annual notice required by Public Law 95-317.
§831.682
Election by a retiree who retired before May 7, 1985, to provide a former spouse annuity.
§831.683
Annuities for former spouses of employees or Members retired before May 7, 1985.
§831.684
Second chance elections to provide survivor benefits.
§831.685
Changes in elections to provide a current spouse annuity by a retiree who retired before May 28, 1986.
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Subpart G—COMPUTATION OF ANNUITIES

§831.701
Effective dates of annuities.
§831.702
Adjustment of annuities.
§831.703
Computation of annuities for part-time service.
§831.704
Annuities including credit for service with a nonappropriated fund instrumentality.
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Subpart H—NUCLEAR MATERIALS COURIERS

§831.801
Applicability and purpose.
§831.802
Definitions.
§831.803
Conditions for coverage in primary positions.
§831.804
Conditions for coverage in secondary positions.
§831.805
Evidence.
§831.806
Requests from individuals.
§831.807
Withholdings and contributions.
§831.808
Mandatory separation.
§831.809
Reemployment.
§831.810
Review of decisions.
§831.811
Oversight of coverage determinations.
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Subpart I—LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS

§831.901
Applicability and purpose.
§831.902
Definitions.
§831.903
Conditions for coverage in primary positions.
§831.904
Conditions for coverage in secondary positions.
§831.905
Evidence.
§831.906
Requests from individuals.
§831.907
Withholdings and contributions.
§831.908
Mandatory separation.
§831.909
Reemployment.
§831.910
Review of decisions.
§831.911
Oversight of coverage determinations.

Regulations Pertaining to Noncodified Statutes

§831.912
Elections to be deemed a law enforcement officer for retirement purposes by certain police officers employed by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA).
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Subpart J—CSRS OFFSET

§831.1001
Purpose.
§831.1002
Definitions.
§831.1003
Deductions from pay.
§831.1004
Agency contributions.
§831.1005
Offset from nondisability annuity.
§831.1006
Offset from disability or survivor annuity.
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Subpart K—PROHIBITION ON PAYMENTS OF ANNUITIES

§831.1101
Scope.
§831.1102
Definitions.
§831.1104
Notice.
§831.1105
Answer; request for hearing.
§831.1106
Hearing.
§831.1107
Powers of presiding officers.
§831.1108
Witnesses.
§831.1109
Evidence.
§831.1110
Initial decision.
§831.1111
Appeal and review.
§831.1112
Final decision.
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Subpart L—DISABILITY RETIREMENT

§831.1201
Introduction.
§831.1202
Definitions.
§831.1203
Basic requirements for disability retirement.
§831.1204
Filing disability retirement applications: General.
§831.1205
Agency-filed disability retirement applications.
§831.1206
Evidence supporting entitlement to disability benefits.
§831.1207
Withdrawal of disability retirement applications.
§831.1208
Termination of disability annuity because of recovery.
§831.1209
Termination of disability annuity because of restoration to earning capacity.
§831.1210
Annuity rights after a disability annuity terminates.
§831.1211
Reinstatement of disability annuity.
§831.1212
Administrative review of OPM decisions.
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Subpart M—COLLECTION OF DEBTS

§831.1301
Purpose.
§831.1302
Scope.
§831.1303
Definitions.
§831.1304
Processing.
§831.1305
Collection of debts.
§831.1306
Collection by administrative offset.
§831.1307
Use of consumer reporting agencies.
§831.1308
Referral to a collection agency.
§831.1309
Referral for litigation.
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Subpart N—STANDARDS FOR WAIVER OF OVERPAYMENTS

§831.1401
Conditions for waiver.
§831.1402
Fault.
§831.1403
Equity and good conscience.
§831.1404
Financial hardship.
§831.1405
Ordinary and necessary living expenses.
§831.1406
Waiver precluded.
§831.1407
Burdens of proof.
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Subpart O—ALLOTMENTS FROM CIVIL SERVICE ANNUITIES

§831.1501
Definitions.
§831.1511
Authorized allottees.
§831.1521
Limitations.
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Subpart P—CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION OFFICERS

§831.1601
Applicability and purpose.
§831.1602
Definitions.
§831.1603
Conditions for coverage in primary positions.
§831.1604
Conditions for coverage in secondary positions.
§831.1605
Evidence.
§831.1606
Requests from individuals.
§831.1607
Withholdings and contributions.
§831.1608
Mandatory separation.
§831.1609
Reemployment.
§831.1610
Review of decisions.
§831.1611
Oversight of coverage determinations.
§831.1612
Elections of Retirement Coverage, exclusions from retirement coverage, and proportional annuity computations.
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Subpart Q—[RESERVED]

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Subpart R—AGENCY REQUESTS TO OPM FOR RECOVERY OF A DEBT FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE RETIREMENT AND DISABILITY FUND

§831.1801
Purpose.
§831.1802
Scope.
§831.1803
Definitions.
§831.1804
Conditions for requesting an offset.
§831.1805
Creditor agency processing for non-fraud claims.
§831.1806
OPM processing for non-fraud claims.
§831.1807
Installment withholdings.
§831.1808
Special processing for fraud claims.
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Subpart S—STATE INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING

§831.1901
Definitions.
§831.1902
Federal-State agreements.
§831.1903
OPM responsibilities.
§831.1904
State responsibilities.
§831.1905
Additional provisions.
§831.1906
Agreement modification and termination.
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Subpart T—PAYMENT OF LUMP SUMS

§831.2001
Definitions.
§831.2002
Eligibility for lump-sum payment upon filing an Application for Refund of Retirement Deductions (SF 2802).
§831.2003
Eligibility for lump-sum payment upon death or retirement.
§831.2004
Amount of lump-sums.
§831.2005
Designation of beneficiary for lump-sum payment.
§831.2006
Designation of agent by next of kin.
§831.2007
Notification of current and/or former spouse before payment of lump sum.
§831.2008
Waiver of spouse and/or former spouse notification requirement.
§831.2009
Lump sum payments which include contributions made to a retirement system for employees of a nonappropriated fund instrumentality.
§831.2010
Transfers between retirement systems.
§831.2011
Effect of part 772 of this chapter on CSRS lump-sum payments.
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Subpart U—DEPOSITS FOR MILITARY SERVICE

§831.2101
Purpose.
§831.2102
Scope.
§831.2103
Definitions.
§831.2104
Eligibility to make deposit.
§831.2105
Filing an application to make deposit.
§831.2106
Processing applications for deposit for service.
§831.2107
Payments on deposits.
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Subpart V—ALTERNATIVE FORMS OF ANNUITIES

§831.2201
Purpose.
§831.2202
Definitions.
§831.2203
Eligibility.
§831.2204
Alternative forms of annuities available.
§831.2205
Computation of alternative form of annuity.
§831.2206
Election to pay deposit or redeposit for civilian service.
§831.2207
Partial deferred payment of the lump-sum credit if annuity commences after January 3, 1988, and before October 1, 1989.
§831.2208
Partial deferred payment of the lump-sum credit if annuity commences after December 2, 1989, and before October 1, 1995.
§831.2209
Redetermined annuity after reemployment.


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