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Title 5 Part 848 → Subpart D → §848.401

Title 5 → Chapter I → Subchapter B → Part 848 → Subpart D → §848.401

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Title 5 Part 848 → Subpart D → §848.401

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Title 5Chapter ISubchapter BPart 848Subpart D → §848.401


Title 5: Administrative Personnel
PART 848—PHASED RETIREMENT
Subpart D—Entering Full Retirement Status


§848.401   Application for full retirement status.

(a) Election of full retirement. (1) A phased retiree may elect to enter full retirement status at any time by submitting to OPM an application for full retirement in accordance with §841.202. This includes an election made under §848.205(j)(6) in lieu of a mandated return to regular employment status. Upon making such an election, a phased retiree is entitled to a composite retirement annuity.

(2) A phased retiree may cancel an election of full retirement status and withdraw an application for full retirement by submitting a signed written request with the agency and obtaining the approval of an authorized agency official before the commencing date of the composite retirement annuity.

(b) Deemed election of full retirement. A phased retiree who is separated from phased employment for more than 3 days enters full retirement status. The individual's composite retirement annuity will begin to accrue on the commencing date of the composite annuity, as provided in §848.402, and payment will be made after he or she submits an application in accordance with §841.202 for the composite retirement annuity.

(c) Survivor election provisions. An individual applying for full retirement status under this section is subject to the survivor election provisions of subpart F of 5 CFR 842.


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