annuitant

(3)“annuitant” means— (A)an employee who retires— (i)on an immediate annuity under subchapter III of, or another retirement system for employees of the Government, after 5 or more years of service; (ii)under; (iii)for disability under subchapter III of,, or another retirement system for employees of the Government; or (iv)on an immediate annuity under a retirement system established for employees described in section 2105(c), in the case of an individual who elected underto remain subject to such a system; (B)a member of a family who receives an immediate annuity as the survivor of an employee (including a family member entitled to an amount under section 8442(b)(1)(A), whether or not such family member is entitled to an annuity under) or of a retired employee described by subparagraph (A) of this paragraph; (C)an employee who receives monthly compensation under subchapter I ofand who is determined by the Secretary of Labor to be unable to return to duty; and (D)a member of a family who receives monthly compensation under subchapter I ofas the surviving beneficiary of— (i)an employee who dies as a result of injury or illness compensable under that subchapter; or (ii)a former employee who is separated after having completed 5 or more years of service and who dies while receiving monthly compensation under that subchapter and who has been held by the Secretary to have been unable to return to duty;

Source

5 USC § 8901(3)


Scoping language

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