The Director shall prescribe regulations under which any participant who has a life-threatening affliction or other critical medical condition may, at the time of retiring under this subchapter (other than under section
2051 of this title), elect annuity benefits under this section instead of any other benefits under this subchapter (including any survivor benefits under this subchapter) based on the service of the participant creditable under this subchapter.
(b) Basis for alternative forms of annuity
The regulations and alternative forms of annuity shall, to the maximum extent practicable, meet the requirements prescribed in section
8343a of title
(c) Lump-sum credit
Any lump-sum credit provided pursuant to an election under subsection (a) of this section shall not preclude an individual from receiving other benefits provided under that subsection.
(d) Submission of regulations to congressional intelligence committees
The Director shall submit the regulations prescribed under subsection (a) of this section to the congressional intelligence committees before the regulations take effect.
1993—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–66substituted “any participant who has a life-threatening affliction or other critical medical condition” for “a participant”.
Effective Date of 1993 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 103–66effective Oct. 1, 1994, and applicable with respect to any annuity commencing on or after that date, see section 11002(d) ofPub. L. 103–66, set out as a note under section
8343a of Title
5, Government Organization and Employees.
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