5 U.S. Code § 8467. Court orders
1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–358, § 2(b)(1), amended subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (a) read as follows: “Payments under this chapter which would otherwise be made to an employee, Member, or annuitant (including an employee, Member, or annuitant as defined under section 8331) based on the service of that individual shall be paid (in whole or in part) by the Office or the Executive Director (as the case may be), to another person if and to the extent that the terms of any court decree of divorce, annulment, or legal separation, or the terms of any court order or court-approved property settlement agreement incident to any court decree of divorce, annulment, or legal separation expressly provide. Any payment under this subsection to a person bars recovery by any other person.”
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–358, § 2(b)(2), inserted “other legal process,” after “order,”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 103–358, § 2(b)(3), added subsec. (c).
Amendment by Pub. L. 103–358 effective Oct. 14, 1994, and applicable with respect to any decree, order, or other legal process, or notice of agreement received by Office of Personnel Management or Executive Director of Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board on or after Oct. 14, 1994, see section 3 of Pub. L. 103–358, set out as a note under section 8345 of this title.