5 CFR 1603.2 - Basic vesting rules.

§ 1603.2 Basic vesting rules.
(a) All amounts in a CSRS employee's or uniformed service member's individual account are immediately vested.
(b) Except as provided in paragraph (c) of this section, all amounts in a FERS employee's individual account (including all first conversion contributions) are immediately vested.
(c) Except as provided in paragraph (d) of this section, upon separation from Government service without meeting the applicable service requirements of § 1603.3, a FERS employee's agency automatic (1%) contributions and attributable earnings will be forfeited.
(d) If a FERS employee dies (or died) after January 7, 1988, without meeting the applicable service requirements set forth in § 1603.3, the agency automatic (1%) contributions and attributable earnings in his or her individual account are deemed vested and shall not be forfeited. If a FERS employee died on or before January 7, 1988, without meeting those service requirements, his or her agency automatic (1%) contributions and attributable earnings are forfeited to the Thrift Savings Plan.
[52 FR 29835, Aug. 12, 1987, as amended at 62 FR 33969, June 23, 1997; 68 FR 35497, June 13, 2003]

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