Foreign Commerce Service--personnel and Retirement

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1938 - 33 pages
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Page 6 - Government, but all periods of separation from the service and so much of any period of leave of absence without pay as may exceed six months shall be excluded...
Page 5 - ... (j) That any Foreign Service officer who, before reaching the age of retirement becomes totally disabled for useful and efficient service by reason of disease or injury not due to vicious habits, intemperance, or willful misconduct...
Page 32 - Page 19, line 5, after the word "annuity", strike out the word "of" and insert in lieu thereof the word "or.
Page 5 - Federal farm-loan bonds, such portions of the "civil-service retirement and disability fund " as in his judgment may not be immediately required for the payment of annuities, refunds, and allowances as herein provided, and the income derived from such investments shall constitute a part of said fund for the purpose of paying annuities and of carrying out the provisions of section 12 of this Act.
Page 21 - January 1, 1900, at such posts inclusive of regular leaves of absence, of officers already retired or hereafter retired, shall be counted as one year and a half, and so on in like proportion in reckoning the length of service for the purpose of retirement, fractional months being considered as full months in computing such service...
Page 4 - The Commissioner of Pensions shall make a detailed comparative report annually showIng all receipts and disbursements on account of refunds, allowances, and annuities, together with the total number of persons receiving annuities and the amounts paid them.
Page 3 - Whenever any diplomatic or consular officer of the United States dies in a foreign country in the discharge of his duty, there shall be paid to his widow, or, if no widow survive him, then to his heirs at law, a sum of money equal to the allowance now made to such officer for the time necessarily occupied in making the transit from his post of duty to his residence in the United States.
Page 5 - None of the moneys mentioned in this section shall be assignable either in law or equity, or be subject to execution, levy, or attachment, garnishment, or other legal process.
Page 5 - Those officers who retire before having contributed for each year of service shall have withheld from their annuities to the credit of the foreign service retirement and disability fund such proportion of 5 per centum as the number of years in which they did not contribute bears to the total length of service.
Page 3 - ... officers and their immediate families, in traveling from their posts to their homes in the United States and return, shall be paid under the same rules and regulations applicable in the case of officers going to and returning from their posts under orders of the Secretary of State when not on leave...

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