5 CFR 839.411 - What can I elect if I was put in FERS by mistake?

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§ 839.411 What can I elect if I was put in FERS by mistake?

If you were placed in FERS due to a qualifying retirement coverage error and you should have been in CSRS, you may elect FERS or CSRS. If you were placed in FERS due to a qualifying retirement coverage error and you should have been in CSRS Offset, you may elect FERS or CSRS Offset. If you were placed in FERS due to a qualifying retirement coverage error and you should have been in Social Security-Only, you may elect FERS or Social Security-Only. This is summarized in the following chart:

You are in: And you belong in: You may elect:
FERS CSRS FERS or CSRS.
FERS CSRS Offset FERS or CSRS Offset.
FERS Social Security-Only FERS or Social Security-Only.

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Statutes at Large

Title 5 published on 2015-12-02

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 5 CFR Part 839 after this date.

  • 2016-12-22; vol. 81 # 246 - Thursday, December 22, 2016
    1. 81 FR 93851 - Federal Employees' Retirement System; Government Costs
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      OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
      Proposed rule.
      We must receive your comments by February 21, 2017.
      5 CFR Parts 831, 839, 841, 842, and 847