(2) “Member” means a Member of Congress as defined by section 2106 of this title , after he gives notice in writing to the official by whom he is paid of his desire to become subject to this subchapter, but does not include any such Member of Congress who is subject to the Federal Employees’ Retirement System or who makes an election under section 8401(20) of this title not to be subject to such System;


5 USC § 8331(2)

Scoping language

For the purpose of this subchapter
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