Title 20

Volume 1 CHAPTER II SUBCHAP B

Subchapter B - Regulations Under The Railroad Retirement Act

20:1.0.2.8.2PART 201
PART 201 - DEFINITIONS
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     201.1 Words and phrases.
20:1.0.2.8.3PART 202
PART 202 - EMPLOYERS UNDER THE ACT
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.1SECTION 202.1
     202.1 Statutory provisions.
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.2SECTION 202.2
     202.2 Company or person principally engaged in carrier business.
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.3SECTION 202.3
     202.3 Company or person principally engaged in non-carrier business.
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.4SECTION 202.4
     202.4 Control.
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.5SECTION 202.5
     202.5 Company or person under common control.
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.6SECTION 202.6
     202.6 Casual service and the casual operation of equipment or facilities.
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.7SECTION 202.7
     202.7 Service or operation in connection with railroad transportation.
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.8SECTION 202.8
     202.8 Controlled company or person principally engaged in service or operation in connection with railroad transportation.
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.9SECTION 202.9
     202.9 Controlled company or person not principally engaged in service or operation in connection with railroad transportation.
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.10SECTION 202.10
     202.10 Commencement of employer status of receiver or trustee, etc.
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.11SECTION 202.11
     202.11 Termination of employer status.
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.12SECTION 202.12
     202.12 Evidence of termination of employer status.
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.13SECTION 202.13
     202.13 Electric railways.
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.14SECTION 202.14
     202.14 Service incidental to railroad transportation.
20:1.0.2.8.3.0.155.15SECTION 202.15
     202.15 Railway labor organizations.
20:1.0.2.8.4PART 203
PART 203 - EMPLOYEES UNDER THE ACT
20:1.0.2.8.4.0.155.1SECTION 203.1
     203.1 Statutory provisions.
20:1.0.2.8.4.0.155.2SECTION 203.2
     203.2 General definition of employee.
20:1.0.2.8.4.0.155.3SECTION 203.3
     203.3 When an individual is performing service for an employer.
20:1.0.2.8.4.0.155.4SECTION 203.4
     203.4 When service is compensated.
20:1.0.2.8.4.0.155.5SECTION 203.5
     203.5 Service outside the United States.
20:1.0.2.8.4.0.155.6SECTION 203.6
     203.6 Age, citizenship, and other factors.
20:1.0.2.8.4.0.155.7SECTION 203.7
     203.7 Local lodge employee.
20:1.0.2.8.5PART 204
PART 204 - EMPLOYMENT RELATION
20:1.0.2.8.5.0.155.1SECTION 204.1
     204.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.5.0.155.2SECTION 204.2
     204.2 Employment relation - determination by the Board.
20:1.0.2.8.5.0.155.3SECTION 204.3
     204.3 Employment relation - prior service.
20:1.0.2.8.5.0.155.4SECTION 204.4
     204.4 Conditions which preclude an employment relation.
20:1.0.2.8.5.0.155.5SECTION 204.5
     204.5 Employment relation - deemed service.
20:1.0.2.8.5.0.155.6SECTION 204.6
     204.6 Employment relation - pay for time lost.
20:1.0.2.8.5.0.155.7SECTION 204.7
     204.7 Employment relation - service to a local lodge or division of a railway labor organization.
20:1.0.2.8.6PART 205
PART 205 - EMPLOYEE REPRESENTATIVE
20:1.0.2.8.6.0.155.1SECTION 205.1
     205.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.6.0.155.2SECTION 205.2
     205.2 Definition of employee representative.
20:1.0.2.8.6.0.155.3SECTION 205.3
     205.3 Factors considered in determining employee representative status.
20:1.0.2.8.6.0.155.4SECTION 205.4
     205.4 Claiming status as an employee representative.
20:1.0.2.8.6.0.155.5SECTION 205.5
     205.5 Reports of an employee representative.
20:1.0.2.8.6.0.155.6SECTION 205.6
     205.6 Service of an employee representative.
20:1.0.2.8.6.0.155.7SECTION 205.7
     205.7 Termination of employee representative status.
20:1.0.2.8.7PART 206
PART 206 - ACCOUNT BENEFITS RATIO
20:1.0.2.8.7.0.155.1SECTION 206.1
     206.1 Definitions.
20:1.0.2.8.7.0.155.2SECTION 206.2
     206.2 Computation.
20:1.0.2.8.8PART 209
PART 209 - RAILROAD EMPLOYERS' REPORTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.1SECTION 209.1
     209.1 General.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.2SECTION 209.2
     209.2 Duty to furnish information and records.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.3SECTION 209.3
     209.3 Social security number required.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.4SECTION 209.4
     209.4 Method of filing.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.5SECTION 209.5
     209.5 Information regarding change in status.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.6SECTION 209.6
     209.6 Employers' notice of death of employees.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.7SECTION 209.7
     209.7 Employers' supplemental reports of service.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.8SECTION 209.8
     209.8 Employers' annual reports of creditable service and compensation.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.9SECTION 209.9
     209.9 Employers' adjustment reports.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.10SECTION 209.10
     209.10 Terminated employers' reports.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.11SECTION 209.11
     209.11 Employee representatives' reports.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.12SECTION 209.12
     209.12 Certificates of service months and compensation.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.13SECTION 209.13
     209.13 Employers' gross earnings reports.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.14SECTION 209.14
     209.14 Report of separation allowances subject to tier II taxation.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.15SECTION 209.15
     209.15 Compensation reportable when paid.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.16SECTION 209.16
     209.16 Disposal of payroll records.
20:1.0.2.8.8.0.155.17SECTION 209.17
     209.17 Use of payroll records as returns of compensation.
20:1.0.2.8.9PART 210
PART 210 - CREDITABLE RAILROAD SERVICE
20:1.0.2.8.9.0.155.1SECTION 210.1
     210.1 General.
20:1.0.2.8.9.0.155.2SECTION 210.2
     210.2 Definition of service.
20:1.0.2.8.9.0.155.3SECTION 210.3
     210.3 Month of service.
20:1.0.2.8.9.0.155.4SECTION 210.4
     210.4 Year of service.
20:1.0.2.8.9.0.155.5SECTION 210.5
     210.5 Creditability of service.
20:1.0.2.8.9.0.155.6SECTION 210.6
     210.6 Service credited for creditable military service.
20:1.0.2.8.9.0.155.7SECTION 210.7
     210.7 Verification of service claimed.
20:1.0.2.8.10PART 211
PART 211 - CREDITABLE RAILROAD COMPENSATION
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.1SECTION 211.1
     211.1 General.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.2SECTION 211.2
     211.2 Definition of compensation.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.3SECTION 211.3
     211.3 Compensation paid for time lost.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.4SECTION 211.4
     211.4 Vacation pay.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.5SECTION 211.5
     211.5 Employee representative compensation.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.6SECTION 211.6
     211.6 Compensation based on waiver or refund of organization dues.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.7SECTION 211.7
     211.7 Compensation credited for creditable military service.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.8SECTION 211.8
     211.8 Displacement allowance.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.9SECTION 211.9
     211.9 Dismissal allowance.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.10SECTION 211.10
     211.10 Separation allowance or severance pay.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.11SECTION 211.11
     211.11 Miscellaneous pay.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.12SECTION 211.12
     211.12 Compensation credited for title VII benefits.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.13SECTION 211.13
     211.13 Payments made after death.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.14SECTION 211.14
     211.14 Maximum creditable compensation.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.15SECTION 211.15
     211.15 Verification of compensation claimed.
20:1.0.2.8.10.0.155.16SECTION 211.16
     211.16 Finality of records of compensation.
20:1.0.2.8.11PART 212
PART 212 - MILITARY SERVICE
20:1.0.2.8.11.0.155.1SECTION 212.1
     212.1 General.
20:1.0.2.8.11.0.155.2SECTION 212.2
     212.2 Military service defined.
20:1.0.2.8.11.0.155.3SECTION 212.3
     212.3 Crediting of military service.
20:1.0.2.8.11.0.155.4SECTION 212.4
     212.4 Periods of creditable military service.
20:1.0.2.8.11.0.155.5SECTION 212.5
     212.5 Verification of military service.
20:1.0.2.8.11.0.155.6SECTION 212.6
     212.6 Board's determination for use of military service.
20:1.0.2.8.12PART 216
PART 216 - ELIGIBILITY FOR AN ANNUITY
20:1.0.2.8.12.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
20:1.0.2.8.12.1.155.1SECTION 216.1
     216.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.12.1.155.2SECTION 216.2
     216.2 Definitions.
20:1.0.2.8.12.1.155.3SECTION 216.3
     216.3 Other regulations related to this part.
20:1.0.2.8.12.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Current Connection With the Railroad Industry
20:1.0.2.8.12.2.155.1SECTION 216.11
     216.11 General.
20:1.0.2.8.12.2.155.2SECTION 216.12
     216.12 When current connection is required.
20:1.0.2.8.12.2.155.3SECTION 216.13
     216.13 Regular current connection test.
20:1.0.2.8.12.2.155.4SECTION 216.14
     216.14 Regular non-railroad employment that will not break a current connection.
20:1.0.2.8.12.2.155.5SECTION 216.15
     216.15 Special current connection test.
20:1.0.2.8.12.2.155.6SECTION 216.16
     216.16 What is regular non-railroad employment.
20:1.0.2.8.12.2.155.7SECTION 216.17
     216.17 What amount of regular non-railroad employment will break a current connection.
20:1.0.2.8.12.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Railroad and Last Non-Railroad Employment
20:1.0.2.8.12.3.155.1SECTION 216.21
     216.21 General.
20:1.0.2.8.12.3.155.2SECTION 216.22
     216.22 Work as an employee which affects payment.
20:1.0.2.8.12.3.155.3SECTION 216.23
     216.23 Work which does not affect eligibility.
20:1.0.2.8.12.3.155.4SECTION 216.24
     216.24 Relinquishment of rights to return to work.
20:1.0.2.8.12.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Employee Annuity
20:1.0.2.8.12.4.155.1SECTION 216.30
     216.30 General.
20:1.0.2.8.12.4.155.2SECTION 216.31
     216.31 Who is eligible for an age annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.12.4.155.3SECTION 216.32
     216.32 Who is eligible for a disability annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.12.4.155.4SECTION 216.33
     216.33 What is required for payment of an age or disability annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.12.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Supplemental Annuity
20:1.0.2.8.12.5.155.1SECTION 216.40
     216.40 General.
20:1.0.2.8.12.5.155.2SECTION 216.41
     216.41 Who is entitled to a supplemental annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.12.5.155.3SECTION 216.42
     216.42 How a private railroad pension affects a supplemental annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.12.5.155.4SECTION 216.43
     216.43 Effect of a supplemental annuity on other benefits.
20:1.0.2.8.12.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Spouse and Divorced Spouse Annuities
20:1.0.2.8.12.6.155.1SECTION 216.50
     216.50 General.
20:1.0.2.8.12.6.155.2SECTION 216.51
     216.51 Who is eligible for a spouse annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.12.6.155.3SECTION 216.52
     216.52 Who is eligible for an annuity as a divorced spouse.
20:1.0.2.8.12.6.155.4SECTION 216.53
     216.53 What is required for payment.
20:1.0.2.8.12.6.155.5SECTION 216.54
     216.54 Who is an employee's wife or husband.
20:1.0.2.8.12.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Widow(er), Surviving Divorced Spouse, and Remarried Widow(er) Annuities
20:1.0.2.8.12.7.155.1SECTION 216.60
     216.60 General.
20:1.0.2.8.12.7.155.2SECTION 216.61
     216.61 Who is eligible for an annuity as a widow(er).
20:1.0.2.8.12.7.155.3SECTION 216.62
     216.62 Who is eligible for an annuity as a surviving divorced spouse.
20:1.0.2.8.12.7.155.4SECTION 216.63
     216.63 Who is eligible for an annuity as a remarried widow(er).
20:1.0.2.8.12.7.155.5SECTION 216.64
     216.64 What is required for payment.
20:1.0.2.8.12.7.155.6SECTION 216.65
     216.65 Who is an employee's widow(er).
20:1.0.2.8.12.7.155.7SECTION 216.66
     216.66 Who is an employee's surviving divorced spouse.
20:1.0.2.8.12.7.155.8SECTION 216.67
     216.67 “Child in care.”
20:1.0.2.8.12.7.155.9SECTION 216.68
     216.68 Disability period for widow(er), surviving divorced spouse, or remarried widow(er).
20:1.0.2.8.12.8SUBPART H
Subpart H - Child's Annuity
20:1.0.2.8.12.8.155.1SECTION 216.70
     216.70 General.
20:1.0.2.8.12.8.155.2SECTION 216.71
     216.71 Who is eligible for a child's annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.12.8.155.3SECTION 216.72
     216.72 What is required for payment of a child's annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.12.8.155.4SECTION 216.73
     216.73 Who may be re-entitled to a child's annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.12.8.155.5SECTION 216.74
     216.74 When a child is a full-time elementary or secondary school student.
20:1.0.2.8.12.8.155.6SECTION 216.75
     216.75 When a child is a full-time student during a period of non-attendance.
20:1.0.2.8.12.9SUBPART I
Subpart I - Parent's Annuity
20:1.0.2.8.12.9.155.1SECTION 216.80
     216.80 General.
20:1.0.2.8.12.9.155.2SECTION 216.81
     216.81 Who is eligible for a parent's annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.12.9.155.3SECTION 216.82
     216.82 What is required for payment.
20:1.0.2.8.12.10SUBPART J
Subpart J - Eligibility for More Than One Annuity
20:1.0.2.8.12.10.155.1SECTION 216.90
     216.90 General.
20:1.0.2.8.12.10.155.2SECTION 216.91
     216.91 Entitlement as an employee and spouse, divorced spouse, or survivor.
20:1.0.2.8.12.10.155.3SECTION 216.92
     216.92 Entitlement as a spouse or divorced spouse and as a survivor.
20:1.0.2.8.12.10.155.4SECTION 216.93
     216.93 Entitlement to more than one survivor annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.12.10.155.5SECTION 216.94
     216.94 Entitlement to more than one divorced spouse annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.13PART 217
PART 217 - APPLICATION FOR ANNUITY OR LUMP SUM
20:1.0.2.8.13.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
20:1.0.2.8.13.1.155.1SECTION 217.1
     217.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.13.1.155.2SECTION 217.2
     217.2 Definitions.
20:1.0.2.8.13.1.155.3SECTION 217.3
     217.3 Need to file an application.
20:1.0.2.8.13.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Applications
20:1.0.2.8.13.2.155.1SECTION 217.5
     217.5 When an application is a claim for an annuity or lump sum.
20:1.0.2.8.13.2.155.2SECTION 217.6
     217.6 What is an application filed with the Board.
20:1.0.2.8.13.2.155.3SECTION 217.7
     217.7 Claim filed with the Social Security Administration.
20:1.0.2.8.13.2.155.4SECTION 217.8
     217.8 When one application satisfies the filing requirement for other benefits.
20:1.0.2.8.13.2.155.5SECTION 217.9
     217.9 Effective period of application.
20:1.0.2.8.13.2.155.6SECTION 217.10
     217.10 Application filed after death.
20:1.0.2.8.13.2.155.7SECTION 217.11
     217.11 “Good cause” for delay in filing application.
20:1.0.2.8.13.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Filing An Application
20:1.0.2.8.13.3.155.1SECTION 217.15
     217.15 Where to file.
20:1.0.2.8.13.3.155.2SECTION 217.16
     217.16 Filing date.
20:1.0.2.8.13.3.155.3SECTION 217.17
     217.17 What is an acceptable signature.
20:1.0.2.8.13.3.155.4SECTION 217.18
     217.18 When application is not acceptable.
20:1.0.2.8.13.3.155.5SECTION 217.19
     217.19 Representative of the claimant selected after application is filed.
20:1.0.2.8.13.3.155.6SECTION 217.20
     217.20 When a written statement is used to establish the filing date.
20:1.0.2.8.13.3.155.7SECTION 217.21
     217.21 Deterred from filing.
20:1.0.2.8.13.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Cancellation of Application
20:1.0.2.8.13.4.155.1SECTION 217.25
     217.25 Who may cancel an application.
20:1.0.2.8.13.4.155.2SECTION 217.26
     217.26 How to cancel an application.
20:1.0.2.8.13.4.155.3SECTION 217.27
     217.27 Effect of cancellation.
20:1.0.2.8.13.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Denial of Application
20:1.0.2.8.13.5.155.1SECTION 217.30
     217.30 Reasons for denial of application.
20:1.0.2.8.13.5.155.2SECTION 217.31
     217.31 Applicant's right to appeal denial.
20:1.0.2.8.14PART 218
PART 218 - ANNUITY BEGINNING AND ENDING DATES
20:1.0.2.8.14.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
20:1.0.2.8.14.1.155.1SECTION 218.1
     218.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.14.1.155.2SECTION 218.2
     218.2 Definitions.
20:1.0.2.8.14.1.155.3SECTION 218.3
     218.3 When an employee disappears.
20:1.0.2.8.14.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - When an Annuity Begins
20:1.0.2.8.14.2.155.1SECTION 218.5
     218.5 General rules.
20:1.0.2.8.14.2.155.2SECTION 218.6
     218.6 How to choose an annuity beginning date.
20:1.0.2.8.14.2.155.3SECTION 218.7
     218.7 When chosen annuity beginning date is more than three months after filing date.
20:1.0.2.8.14.2.155.4SECTION 218.8
     218.8 When an individual may change the annuity beginning date.
20:1.0.2.8.14.2.155.5SECTION 218.9
     218.9 When an employee annuity begins.
20:1.0.2.8.14.2.155.6SECTION 218.10
     218.10 When a supplemental annuity begins.
20:1.0.2.8.14.2.155.7SECTION 218.11
     218.11 When a spouse annuity begins.
20:1.0.2.8.14.2.155.8SECTION 218.12
     218.12 When a divorced spouse annuity begins.
20:1.0.2.8.14.2.155.9SECTION 218.13
     218.13 When a widow(er) annuity begins.
20:1.0.2.8.14.2.155.10SECTION 218.14
     218.14 When a child annuity begins.
20:1.0.2.8.14.2.155.11SECTION 218.15
     218.15 When a parent annuity begins.
20:1.0.2.8.14.2.155.12SECTION 218.16
     218.16 When a surviving divorced spouse annuity begins.
20:1.0.2.8.14.2.155.13SECTION 218.17
     218.17 When a remarried widow(er) annuity begins.
20:1.0.2.8.14.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - How Work and Special Payments Affect an Employee, Spouse, or Divorced Spouse Annuity Beginning Date
20:1.0.2.8.14.3.155.1SECTION 218.25
     218.25 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.14.3.155.2SECTION 218.26
     218.26 Work started after annuity beginning date.
20:1.0.2.8.14.3.155.3SECTION 218.27
     218.27 Vacation pay.
20:1.0.2.8.14.3.155.4SECTION 218.28
     218.28 Sick pay.
20:1.0.2.8.14.3.155.5SECTION 218.29
     218.29 Pay for time lost.
20:1.0.2.8.14.3.155.6SECTION 218.30
     218.30 Separation, displacement or dismissal allowance.
20:1.0.2.8.14.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - When an Annuity Ends
20:1.0.2.8.14.4.155.1SECTION 218.35
     218.35 When an employee age annuity ends.
20:1.0.2.8.14.4.155.2SECTION 218.36
     218.36 When an employee disability annuity ends.
20:1.0.2.8.14.4.155.3SECTION 218.37
     218.37 When a supplemental annuity ends.
20:1.0.2.8.14.4.155.4SECTION 218.38
     218.38 When a spouse annuity ends.
20:1.0.2.8.14.4.155.5SECTION 218.39
     218.39 When a divorced spouse annuity ends.
20:1.0.2.8.14.4.155.6SECTION 218.40
     218.40 When a widow(er) annuity ends.
20:1.0.2.8.14.4.155.7SECTION 218.41
     218.41 When a child annuity ends.
20:1.0.2.8.14.4.155.8SECTION 218.42
     218.42 When a parent annuity ends.
20:1.0.2.8.14.4.155.9SECTION 218.43
     218.43 When a surviving divorced spouse annuity ends.
20:1.0.2.8.14.4.155.10SECTION 218.44
     218.44 When a remarried widow(er) annuity ends.
20:1.0.2.8.15PART 219
PART 219 - EVIDENCE REQUIRED FOR PAYMENT
20:1.0.2.8.15.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General Evidence Requirements
20:1.0.2.8.15.1.155.1SECTION 219.1
     219.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.15.1.155.2SECTION 219.2
     219.2 Definitions.
20:1.0.2.8.15.1.155.3SECTION 219.3
     219.3 When evidence is required.
20:1.0.2.8.15.1.155.4SECTION 219.4
     219.4 Who is responsible for furnishing evidence.
20:1.0.2.8.15.1.155.5SECTION 219.5
     219.5 Where and how to provide evidence.
20:1.0.2.8.15.1.155.6SECTION 219.6
     219.6 Records as evidence.
20:1.0.2.8.15.1.155.7SECTION 219.7
     219.7 How the Board decides what is convincing evidence.
20:1.0.2.8.15.1.155.8SECTION 219.8
     219.8 Preferred evidence and other evidence.
20:1.0.2.8.15.1.155.9SECTION 219.9
     219.9 Evidence, information, and records filed with the Board.
20:1.0.2.8.15.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Evidence of Age and Death
20:1.0.2.8.15.2.155.1SECTION 219.20
     219.20 When evidence of age is required.
20:1.0.2.8.15.2.155.2SECTION 219.21
     219.21 Types of evidence to prove age.
20:1.0.2.8.15.2.155.3SECTION 219.22
     219.22 When evidence of death is required.
20:1.0.2.8.15.2.155.4SECTION 219.23
     219.23 Evidence to prove death.
20:1.0.2.8.15.2.155.5SECTION 219.24
     219.24 Evidence of presumed death.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Evidence of Relationship
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.1SECTION 219.30
     219.30 When evidence of marriage is required.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.2SECTION 219.31
     219.31 Evidence of a valid ceremonial marriage.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.3SECTION 219.32
     219.32 Evidence of a common-law marriage.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.4SECTION 219.33
     219.33 Evidence of a deemed valid marriage.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.5SECTION 219.34
     219.34 When evidence that a marriage has ended is required.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.6SECTION 219.35
     219.35 Evidence that a marriage has ended.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.7SECTION 219.36
     219.36 When evidence of a parent or child relationship is required.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.8SECTION 219.37
     219.37 Evidence of natural parent or child relationship.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.9SECTION 219.38
     219.38 Evidence of stepparent or stepchild relationship.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.10SECTION 219.39
     219.39 Evidence of relationship by legal adoption - parent or child.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.11SECTION 219.40
     219.40 Evidence of relationship by equitable adoption - child.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.12SECTION 219.41
     219.41 Evidence of relationship of grandchild or stepgrandchild.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.13SECTION 219.42
     219.42 When evidence of child's dependency is required.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.14SECTION 219.43
     219.43 Evidence of child's dependency.
20:1.0.2.8.15.3.155.15SECTION 219.44
     219.44 Evidence of relationship of a person other than a parent or child.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Other Evidence Requirements
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.1SECTION 219.50
     219.50 When evidence of “living with” is required.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.2SECTION 219.51
     219.51 Evidence to prove “living with”.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.3SECTION 219.52
     219.52 When evidence of having a child in care is required.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.4SECTION 219.53
     219.53 Evidence of having a child in care.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.5SECTION 219.54
     219.54 When evidence of school attendance is required.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.6SECTION 219.55
     219.55 Evidence of school attendance for child age 18.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.7SECTION 219.56
     219.56 When evidence of a parent's support is required.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.8SECTION 219.57
     219.57 Evidence of a parent's support.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.9SECTION 219.58
     219.58 When evidence regarding payment of burial expenses is required.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.10SECTION 219.59
     219.59 Evidence of responsibility for or payment of burial expenses.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.11SECTION 219.60
     219.60 When evidence of the employee's permanent home is required.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.12SECTION 219.61
     219.61 Evidence of where the employee had a permanent home.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.13SECTION 219.62
     219.62 When evidence of “good cause” is required.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.14SECTION 219.63
     219.63 What evidence is required to establish “good cause”.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.15SECTION 219.64
     219.64 When evidence may be required for other reasons.
20:1.0.2.8.15.4.155.16SECTION 219.65
     219.65 Other types of evidence that may be required.
20:1.0.2.8.16PART 220
PART 220 - DETERMINING DISABILITY
20:1.0.2.8.16.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
20:1.0.2.8.16.1.155.1SECTION 220.1
     220.1 Introduction of part.
20:1.0.2.8.16.1.155.2SECTION 220.2
     220.2 The basis for the Board's disability decision.
20:1.0.2.8.16.1.155.3SECTION 220.3
     220.3 Determinations by other organizations and agencies.
20:1.0.2.8.16.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - General Definitions of Terms Used in This Part
20:1.0.2.8.16.2.155.1SECTION 220.5
     220.5 Definitions as used in this part.
20:1.0.2.8.16.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Disability Under the Railroad Retirement Act for Work in an Employee's Regular Railroad Occupation
20:1.0.2.8.16.3.155.1SECTION 220.10
     220.10 Disability for work in an employee's regular railroad occupation.
20:1.0.2.8.16.3.155.2SECTION 220.11
     220.11 Definitions as used in this subpart.
20:1.0.2.8.16.3.155.3SECTION 220.12
     220.12 Evidence considered.
20:1.0.2.8.16.3.155.4SECTION 220.13
     220.13 Establishment of permanent disability for work in regular railroad occupation.
20:1.0.2.8.16.3.155.5SECTION 220.14
     220.14 Weighing of evidence.
20:1.0.2.8.16.3.155.6SECTION 220.15
     220.15 Effects of work on occupational disability.
20:1.0.2.8.16.3.155.7SECTION 220.16
     220.16 Responsibility to notify the Board of events which affect disability.
20:1.0.2.8.16.3.155.8SECTION 220.17
     220.17 Recovery from disability for work in the regular occupation.
20:1.0.2.8.16.3.155.9SECTION 220.18
     220.18 The reentitlement period.
20:1.0.2.8.16.3.155.10SECTION 220.19
     220.19 Payment of the disability annuity during the trial work period and the reentitlement period.
20:1.0.2.8.16.3.155.11SECTION 220.20
     220.20 Notice that an annuitant is no longer disabled.
20:1.0.2.8.16.3.155.12SECTION 220.21
     220.21 Initial evaluation of a previous occupational disability.
20:1.0.2.8.16.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Disability Under the Railroad Retirement Act for Any Regular Employment
20:1.0.2.8.16.4.155.1SECTION 220.25
     220.25 General.
20:1.0.2.8.16.4.155.2SECTION 220.26
     220.26 Disability for any regular employment, defined.
20:1.0.2.8.16.4.155.3SECTION 220.27
     220.27 What is needed to show an impairment.
20:1.0.2.8.16.4.155.4SECTION 220.28
     220.28 How long the impairment must last.
20:1.0.2.8.16.4.155.5SECTION 220.29
     220.29 Work that is considered substantial gainful activity.
20:1.0.2.8.16.4.155.6SECTION 220.30
     220.30 Special period required for eligibility of widow(er)s.
20:1.0.2.8.16.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Disability Determinations Governed by the Regulations of the Social Security Administration
20:1.0.2.8.16.5.155.1SECTION 220.35
     220.35 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.16.5.155.2SECTION 220.36
     220.36 Period of disability.
20:1.0.2.8.16.5.155.3SECTION 220.37
     220.37 When a child's disability determination is governed by the regulations of the Social Security Administration.
20:1.0.2.8.16.5.155.4SECTION 220.38
     220.38 When a widow(er)'s disability determination is governed by the regulations of the Social Security Administration.
20:1.0.2.8.16.5.155.5SECTION 220.39
     220.39 Disability determination for a surviving divorced spouse or remarried widow(er).
20:1.0.2.8.16.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Evidence of Disability
20:1.0.2.8.16.6.155.1SECTION 220.45
     220.45 Providing evidence of disability.
20:1.0.2.8.16.6.155.2SECTION 220.46
     220.46 Medical evidence.
20:1.0.2.8.16.6.155.3SECTION 220.47
     220.47 Purchase of existing medical evidence.
20:1.0.2.8.16.6.155.4SECTION 220.48
     220.48 If the claimant fails to submit medical or other evidence.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Consultative Examinations
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.1SECTION 220.50
     220.50 Consultative examinations at the Board's expense.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.2SECTION 220.51
     220.51 Notice of the examination.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.3SECTION 220.52
     220.52 Failure to appear at a consultative examination.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.4SECTION 220.53
     220.53 When the Board will purchase a consultative examination and how it will be used.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.5SECTION 220.54
     220.54 When the Board will not purchase a consultative examination.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.6SECTION 220.55
     220.55 Purchase of consultative examinations at the reconsideration level.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.7SECTION 220.56
     220.56 Securing medical evidence at the hearings officer hearing level.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.8SECTION 220.57
     220.57 Types of purchased examinations and selection of sources.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.9SECTION 220.58
     220.58 Objections to the designated physician or psychologist.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.10SECTION 220.59
     220.59 Requesting examination by a specific physician, psychologist or institution - hearings officer hearing level.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.11SECTION 220.60
     220.60 Diagnostic surgical procedures.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.12SECTION 220.61
     220.61 Informing the examining physician or psychologist of examination scheduling, report content and signature requirements.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.13SECTION 220.62
     220.62 Reviewing reports of consultative examinations.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.14SECTION 220.63
     220.63 Conflict of interest.
20:1.0.2.8.16.7.155.15SECTION 220.64
     220.64 Program integrity.
20:1.0.2.8.16.8SUBPART H
Subpart H - Evaluation of Disability
20:1.0.2.8.16.8.155.1SECTION 220.100
     220.100 Evaluation of disability for any regular employment.
20:1.0.2.8.16.8.155.2SECTION 220.101
     220.101 Evaluation of mental impairments.
20:1.0.2.8.16.8.155.3SECTION 220.102
     220.102 Non-severe impairment(s), defined.
20:1.0.2.8.16.8.155.4SECTION 220.103
     220.103 Two or more unrelated impairments - initial claims.
20:1.0.2.8.16.8.155.5SECTION 220.104
     220.104 Multiple impairments.
20:1.0.2.8.16.8.155.6SECTION 220.105
     220.105 Initial evaluation of a previous disability.
20:1.0.2.8.16.9SUBPART I
Subpart I - Medical Considerations
20:1.0.2.8.16.9.155.1SECTION 220.110
     220.110 Medically disabled.
20:1.0.2.8.16.9.155.2SECTION 220.111
     220.111 [Reserved]
20:1.0.2.8.16.9.155.3SECTION 220.112
     220.112 Conclusions by physicians concerning the claimant's disability.
20:1.0.2.8.16.9.155.4SECTION 220.113
     220.113 Symptoms, signs, and laboratory findings.
20:1.0.2.8.16.9.155.5SECTION 220.114
     220.114 Evaluation of symptoms, including pain.
20:1.0.2.8.16.9.155.6SECTION 220.115
     220.115 Need to follow prescribed treatment.
20:1.0.2.8.16.10SUBPART J
Subpart J - Residual Functional Capacity
20:1.0.2.8.16.10.155.1SECTION 220.120
     220.120 The claimant's residual functional capacity.
20:1.0.2.8.16.10.155.2SECTION 220.121
     220.121 Responsibility for assessing and determining residual functional capacity.
20:1.0.2.8.16.11SUBPART K
Subpart K - Vocational Considerations
20:1.0.2.8.16.11.155.1SECTION 220.125
     220.125 When vocational background is considered.
20:1.0.2.8.16.11.155.2SECTION 220.126
     220.126 Relationship of ability to do work and residual functional capacity.
20:1.0.2.8.16.11.155.3SECTION 220.127
     220.127 When the only work experience is arduous unskilled physical labor.
20:1.0.2.8.16.11.155.4SECTION 220.128
     220.128 Age as a vocational factor.
20:1.0.2.8.16.11.155.5SECTION 220.129
     220.129 Education as a vocational factor.
20:1.0.2.8.16.11.155.6SECTION 220.130
     220.130 Work experience as a vocational factor.
20:1.0.2.8.16.11.155.7SECTION 220.131
     220.131 Work which exists in the national economy.
20:1.0.2.8.16.11.155.8SECTION 220.132
     220.132 Physical exertion requirements.
20:1.0.2.8.16.11.155.9SECTION 220.133
     220.133 Skill requirements.
20:1.0.2.8.16.11.155.10SECTION 220.134
     220.134 Medical-vocational guidelines in appendix 2 of this part.
20:1.0.2.8.16.11.155.11SECTION 220.135
     220.135 Exertional and nonexertional limitations.
20:1.0.2.8.16.12SUBPART L
Subpart L - Substantial Gainful Activity
20:1.0.2.8.16.12.155.1SECTION 220.140
     220.140 General.
20:1.0.2.8.16.12.155.2SECTION 220.141
     220.141 Substantial gainful activity, defined.
20:1.0.2.8.16.12.155.3SECTION 220.142
     220.142 General information about work activity.
20:1.0.2.8.16.12.155.4SECTION 220.143
     220.143 Evaluation guides for an employed claimant.
20:1.0.2.8.16.12.155.5SECTION 220.144
     220.144 Evaluation guides for a self-employed claimant.
20:1.0.2.8.16.12.155.6SECTION 220.145
     220.145 Impairment-related work expenses.
20:1.0.2.8.16.13SUBPART M
Subpart M - Disability Annuity Earnings Restrictions
20:1.0.2.8.16.13.155.1SECTION 220.160
     220.160 How work for a railroad employer affects a disability annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.16.13.155.2SECTION 220.161
     220.161 How work affects an employee disability annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.16.13.155.3SECTION 220.162
     220.162 Earnings report.
20:1.0.2.8.16.13.155.4SECTION 220.163
     220.163 Employee penalty deductions.
20:1.0.2.8.16.13.155.5SECTION 220.164
     220.164 Employee end-of-year adjustment.
20:1.0.2.8.16.14SUBPART N
Subpart N - Trial Work Period and Reentitlement Period for Annuitants Disabled for Any Regular Employment
20:1.0.2.8.16.14.155.1SECTION 220.170
     220.170 The trial work period.
20:1.0.2.8.16.14.155.2SECTION 220.171
     220.171 The reentitlement period.
20:1.0.2.8.16.15SUBPART O
Subpart O - Continuing or Stopping Disability Due to Substantial Gainful Activity or Medical Improvement
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.1SECTION 220.175
     220.175 Responsibility to notify the Board of events which affect disability.
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.2SECTION 220.176
     220.176 When disability continues or ends.
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.3SECTION 220.177
     220.177 Terms and definitions.
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.4SECTION 220.178
     220.178 Determining medical improvement and its relationship to the annuitant's ability to do work.
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.5SECTION 220.179
     220.179 Exceptions to medical improvement.
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.6SECTION 220.180
     220.180 Determining continuation or cessation of disability.
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.7SECTION 220.181
     220.181 The month in which the Board will find that the annuitant is no longer disabled.
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.8SECTION 220.182
     220.182 Before a disability annuity is stopped.
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.9SECTION 220.183
     220.183 Notice that the annuitant is not disabled.
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.10SECTION 220.184
     220.184 If the annuitant becomes disabled by another impairment(s).
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.11SECTION 220.185
     220.185 The Board may conduct a review to find out whether the annuitant continues to be disabled.
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.12SECTION 220.186
     220.186 When and how often the Board will conduct a continuing disability review.
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.13SECTION 220.187
     220.187 If the annuitant's medical recovery was expected and the annuitant returned to work.
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.14.1APPENDIX Appendix 1
  Appendix 1 to Part 220 [Reserved]
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.14.2APPENDIX Appendix 2
  Appendix 2 to Part 220 - Medical-Vocational Guidelines
20:1.0.2.8.16.15.155.14.3APPENDIX Appendix 3
  Appendix 3 to Part 220 - Railroad Retirement Board Occupational Disability Standards
20:1.0.2.8.17PART 221
PART 221 - JURISDICTION DETERMINATIONS
20:1.0.2.8.17.0.155.1SECTION 221.1
     221.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.17.0.155.2SECTION 221.2
     221.2 Railroad Retirement Board jurisdiction.
20:1.0.2.8.17.0.155.3SECTION 221.3
     221.3 Social Security Administration jurisdiction.
20:1.0.2.8.17.0.155.4SECTION 221.4
     221.4 When a jurisdiction decision may be reversed.
20:1.0.2.8.18PART 222
PART 222 - FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS
20:1.0.2.8.18.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
20:1.0.2.8.18.1.155.1SECTION 222.1
     222.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.18.1.155.2SECTION 222.2
     222.2 Definitions.
20:1.0.2.8.18.1.155.3SECTION 222.3
     222.3 Other regulations related to this part.
20:1.0.2.8.18.1.155.4SECTION 222.4
     222.4 Homicide of employee.
20:1.0.2.8.18.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Relationship as Wife, Husband, or Widow(er)
20:1.0.2.8.18.2.155.1SECTION 222.10
     222.10 When determinations of relationship as wife, husband, widow or widower of employee are made.
20:1.0.2.8.18.2.155.2SECTION 222.11
     222.11 Determination of marriage relationship.
20:1.0.2.8.18.2.155.3SECTION 222.12
     222.12 Ceremonial marriage relationship.
20:1.0.2.8.18.2.155.4SECTION 222.13
     222.13 Common-law marriage relationship.
20:1.0.2.8.18.2.155.5SECTION 222.14
     222.14 Deemed marriage relationship.
20:1.0.2.8.18.2.155.6SECTION 222.15
     222.15 When spouse is living with employee.
20:1.0.2.8.18.2.155.7SECTION 222.16
     222.16 When spouse is living in the same household with employee.
20:1.0.2.8.18.2.155.8SECTION 222.17
     222.17 “Child in care” when child of the employee is living with the claimant.
20:1.0.2.8.18.2.155.9SECTION 222.18
     222.18 “Child in care” when child of the employee is not living with the claimant.
20:1.0.2.8.18.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Relationship as Divorced Spouse, Surviving Divorced Spouse, or Remarried Widow(er)
20:1.0.2.8.18.3.155.1SECTION 222.20
     222.20 When determination of relationship as divorced spouse, surviving divorced spouse, or remarried widow(er) is made.
20:1.0.2.8.18.3.155.2SECTION 222.21
     222.21 When marriage is terminated by final divorce.
20:1.0.2.8.18.3.155.3SECTION 222.22
     222.22 Relationship as divorced spouse.
20:1.0.2.8.18.3.155.4SECTION 222.23
     222.23 Relationship as surviving divorced spouse.
20:1.0.2.8.18.3.155.5SECTION 222.24
     222.24 Relationship as remarried widow(er).
20:1.0.2.8.18.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Relationship as Child
20:1.0.2.8.18.4.155.1SECTION 222.30
     222.30 When determinations of relationship as child are made.
20:1.0.2.8.18.4.155.2SECTION 222.31
     222.31 Relationship as child for annuity and lump-sum payment purposes.
20:1.0.2.8.18.4.155.3SECTION 222.32
     222.32 Relationship as a natural child.
20:1.0.2.8.18.4.155.4SECTION 222.33
     222.33 Relationship resulting from legal adoption.
20:1.0.2.8.18.4.155.5SECTION 222.34
     222.34 Relationship resulting from equitable adoption.
20:1.0.2.8.18.4.155.6SECTION 222.35
     222.35 Relationship as stepchild.
20:1.0.2.8.18.4.155.7SECTION 222.36
     222.36 Relationship as grandchild or stepgrandchild.
20:1.0.2.8.18.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Relationship as Parent, Grandchild, Brother or Sister
20:1.0.2.8.18.5.155.1SECTION 222.40
     222.40 When determinations of relationship are made for parent, grandchild, brother or sister.
20:1.0.2.8.18.5.155.2SECTION 222.41
     222.41 Determination of relationship and support for parent.
20:1.0.2.8.18.5.155.3SECTION 222.42
     222.42 When employee is contributing to support.
20:1.0.2.8.18.5.155.4SECTION 222.43
     222.43 How the one-half support determination is made.
20:1.0.2.8.18.5.155.5SECTION 222.44
     222.44 Other relationship determinations for lump-sum payments.
20:1.0.2.8.18.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Child Support and Dependency
20:1.0.2.8.18.6.155.1SECTION 222.50
     222.50 When child dependency determinations are made.
20:1.0.2.8.18.6.155.2SECTION 222.51
     222.51 When a natural child is dependent.
20:1.0.2.8.18.6.155.3SECTION 222.52
     222.52 When a legally adopted child is dependent - general.
20:1.0.2.8.18.6.155.4SECTION 222.53
     222.53 When a legally adopted child is dependent - child adopted after entitlement.
20:1.0.2.8.18.6.155.5SECTION 222.54
     222.54 When a legally adopted child is dependent - grandchild or stepgrandchild adopted after entitlement.
20:1.0.2.8.18.6.155.6SECTION 222.55
     222.55 When a stepchild is dependent.
20:1.0.2.8.18.6.155.7SECTION 222.56
     222.56 When a grandchild or stepgrandchild is dependent.
20:1.0.2.8.18.6.155.8SECTION 222.57
     222.57 When an equitably adopted child is dependent.
20:1.0.2.8.18.6.155.9SECTION 222.58
     222.58 When a child is living with an employee.
20:1.0.2.8.19PART 225
PART 225 - PRIMARY INSURANCE AMOUNT DETERMINATIONS
20:1.0.2.8.19.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
20:1.0.2.8.19.1.155.1SECTION 225.1
     225.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.19.1.155.2SECTION 225.2
     225.2 Definitions.
20:1.0.2.8.19.1.155.3SECTION 225.3
     225.3 PIA computation formulas.
20:1.0.2.8.19.1.155.4SECTION 225.4
     225.4 Limitation on amount of earnings used to compute a PIA.
20:1.0.2.8.19.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - PIA's Used in Computing Employee, Spouse and Divorced Spouse Annuities
20:1.0.2.8.19.2.155.1SECTION 225.10
     225.10 General.
20:1.0.2.8.19.2.155.2SECTION 225.11
     225.11 Tier I PIA.
20:1.0.2.8.19.2.155.3SECTION 225.12
     225.12 Combined Earnings Dual Benefit PIA.
20:1.0.2.8.19.2.155.4SECTION 225.13
     225.13 Social Security Earnings Dual Benefit PIA.
20:1.0.2.8.19.2.155.5SECTION 225.14
     225.14 Railroad Earnings Dual Benefit PIA.
20:1.0.2.8.19.2.155.6SECTION 225.15
     225.15 Overall Minimum PIA.
20:1.0.2.8.19.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - PIA's Used in Computing Survivor Annuities and the Amount of the Residual Lump-Sum Payable
20:1.0.2.8.19.3.155.1SECTION 225.20
     225.20 General.
20:1.0.2.8.19.3.155.2SECTION 225.21
     225.21 Survivor Tier I PIA.
20:1.0.2.8.19.3.155.3SECTION 225.22
     225.22 Employee RIB PIA used in survivor annuities.
20:1.0.2.8.19.3.155.4SECTION 225.23
     225.23 Combined Earnings PIA used in survivor annuities.
20:1.0.2.8.19.3.155.5SECTION 225.24
     225.24 SS Earnings PIA used in survivor annuities.
20:1.0.2.8.19.3.155.6SECTION 225.25
     225.25 RR Earnings PIA used in survivor annuities.
20:1.0.2.8.19.3.155.7SECTION 225.26
     225.26 Residual Lump-Sum PIA.
20:1.0.2.8.19.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Delayed Retirement Credits
20:1.0.2.8.19.4.155.1SECTION 225.30
     225.30 General.
20:1.0.2.8.19.4.155.2SECTION 225.31
     225.31 PIA's to which DRC's are added.
20:1.0.2.8.19.4.155.3SECTION 225.32
     225.32 DRC's and the Special Minimum PIA.
20:1.0.2.8.19.4.155.4SECTION 225.33
     225.33 Months for which DRC's are due.
20:1.0.2.8.19.4.155.5SECTION 225.34
     225.34 How the amount of the DRC is figured.
20:1.0.2.8.19.4.155.6SECTION 225.35
     225.35 When a PIA used in computing a retirement annuity can be increased for DRC's.
20:1.0.2.8.19.4.155.7SECTION 225.36
     225.36 Effect of DRC's on survivor annuities.
20:1.0.2.8.19.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Cost-of-Living Increases
20:1.0.2.8.19.5.155.1SECTION 225.40
     225.40 General.
20:1.0.2.8.19.5.155.2SECTION 225.41
     225.41 How a cost-of-living increase is determined and applied.
20:1.0.2.8.19.5.155.3SECTION 225.42
     225.42 Notice of the percentage amount of a cost-of-living increase.
20:1.0.2.8.19.5.155.4SECTION 225.43
     225.43 PIA's subject to cost-of-living increases.
20:1.0.2.8.19.5.155.5SECTION 225.44
     225.44 When a cost-of-living increase is payable.
20:1.0.2.8.19.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Recomputing PIA's
20:1.0.2.8.19.6.155.1SECTION 225.50
     225.50 General.
20:1.0.2.8.19.6.155.2SECTION 225.51
     225.51 PIA's that are subject to recomputation.
20:1.0.2.8.19.6.155.3SECTION 225.52
     225.52 Reasons for recomputing a PIA.
20:1.0.2.8.19.6.155.4SECTION 225.53
     225.53 Recomputation to consider additional earnings.
20:1.0.2.8.19.6.155.5SECTION 225.54
     225.54 Recomputation when an employee is eligible for periodic pension payments based on other than railroad or social security earnings.
20:1.0.2.8.19.6.155.6SECTION 225.55
     225.55 Recomputation to use a new or different PIA formula.
20:1.0.2.8.19.6.155.7SECTION 225.56
     225.56 Automatic recomputation.
20:1.0.2.8.19.6.155.8SECTION 225.57
     225.57 Requesting a recomputation.
20:1.0.2.8.19.6.155.9SECTION 225.58
     225.58 Waiver of recomputation.
20:1.0.2.8.19.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Adjusting PIA's
20:1.0.2.8.19.7.155.1SECTION 225.60
     225.60 Adjustment at age 62 when employee is entitled to an annuity based on 30 years of railroad service.
20:1.0.2.8.20PART 226
PART 226 - COMPUTING EMPLOYEE, SPOUSE, AND DIVORCED SPOUSE ANNUITIES
20:1.0.2.8.20.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
20:1.0.2.8.20.1.155.1SECTION 226.1
     226.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.20.1.155.2SECTION 226.2
     226.2 Definitions.
20:1.0.2.8.20.1.155.3SECTION 226.3
     226.3 Other regulations related to this part.
20:1.0.2.8.20.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Computing an Employee Annuity
20:1.0.2.8.20.2.155.1SECTION 226.10
     226.10 Employee tier I.
20:1.0.2.8.20.2.155.2SECTION 226.11
     226.11 Employee tier II.
20:1.0.2.8.20.2.155.3SECTION 226.12
     226.12 Employee vested dual benefit.
20:1.0.2.8.20.2.155.4SECTION 226.13
     226.13 Cost-of-living increase in employee vested dual benefit.
20:1.0.2.8.20.2.155.5SECTION 226.14
     226.14 Employee regular annuity rate.
20:1.0.2.8.20.2.155.6SECTION 226.15
     226.15 Deductions from employee regular annuity rate.
20:1.0.2.8.20.2.155.7SECTION 226.16
     226.16 Supplemental annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.20.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Computing a Spouse or Divorced Spouse Annuity
20:1.0.2.8.20.3.155.1SECTION 226.30
     226.30 Spouse or divorced spouse tier I.
20:1.0.2.8.20.3.155.2SECTION 226.31
     226.31 Reduction for public pension.
20:1.0.2.8.20.3.155.3SECTION 226.32
     226.32 Spouse tier II.
20:1.0.2.8.20.3.155.4SECTION 226.33
     226.33 Spouse regular annuity rate.
20:1.0.2.8.20.3.155.5SECTION 226.34
     226.34 Divorced spouse regular annuity rate.
20:1.0.2.8.20.3.155.6SECTION 226.35
     226.35 Deductions from regular annuity rate.
20:1.0.2.8.20.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Railroad Retirement Family Maximum
20:1.0.2.8.20.4.155.1SECTION 226.50
     226.50 General.
20:1.0.2.8.20.4.155.2SECTION 226.51
     226.51 Maximum monthly amount.
20:1.0.2.8.20.4.155.3SECTION 226.52
     226.52 Total annuity subject to maximum.
20:1.0.2.8.20.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Years of Service and Average Monthly Compensation
20:1.0.2.8.20.5.155.1SECTION 226.60
     226.60 General.
20:1.0.2.8.20.5.155.2SECTION 226.61
     226.61 Use of military service.
20:1.0.2.8.20.5.155.3SECTION 226.62
     226.62 Computing average monthly compensation.
20:1.0.2.8.20.5.155.4SECTION 226.63
     226.63 Determining monthly compensation.
20:1.0.2.8.20.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Reduction for Workers' Compensation and Disability Benefits Under a Federal, State, or Local Law or Plan
20:1.0.2.8.20.6.155.1SECTION 226.70
     226.70 General.
20:1.0.2.8.20.6.155.2SECTION 226.71
     226.71 Initial reduction.
20:1.0.2.8.20.6.155.3SECTION 226.72
     226.72 Benefits that do not cause a reduction.
20:1.0.2.8.20.6.155.4SECTION 226.73
     226.73 Changes in reduction amount.
20:1.0.2.8.20.6.155.5SECTION 226.74
     226.74 Redetermination of reduction.
20:1.0.2.8.20.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Recomputation To Include Additional Railroad Service and Compensation
20:1.0.2.8.20.7.155.1SECTION 226.90
     226.90 When recomputation applies.
20:1.0.2.8.20.7.155.2SECTION 226.91
     226.91 How an employee annuity rate is recomputed.
20:1.0.2.8.20.7.155.3SECTION 226.92
     226.92 Effect of recomputation on spouse and divorced spouse annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.21PART 227
PART 227 - COMPUTING SUPPLEMENTAL ANNUITIES
20:1.0.2.8.21.0.155.1SECTION 227.1
     227.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.21.0.155.2SECTION 227.2
     227.2 Initial supplemental annuity rate.
20:1.0.2.8.21.0.155.3SECTION 227.3
     227.3 Reduction for railroad retirement family maximum.
20:1.0.2.8.21.0.155.4SECTION 227.4
     227.4 Reduction for employer pension.
20:1.0.2.8.21.0.155.5SECTION 227.5
     227.5 Employer tax credits.
20:1.0.2.8.22PART 228
PART 228 - COMPUTATION OF SURVIVOR ANNUITIES
20:1.0.2.8.22.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
20:1.0.2.8.22.1.155.1SECTION 228.1
     228.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.22.1.155.2SECTION 228.2
     228.2 Tier I and tier II annuity components.
20:1.0.2.8.22.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - The Tier I Annuity Component
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.1SECTION 228.10
     228.10 Computation of the tier I annuity component for a widow(er), disabled widow(er), remarried widow(er), and a surviving divorced spouse.
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.2SECTION 228.11
     228.11 Computation of the tier I annuity component of a widow(er) with a child in care, remarried widow(er) with a child in care, or a surviving divorced spouse with a child in care.
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.3SECTION 228.12
     228.12 Computation of the tier I annuity component of a child's insurance annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.4SECTION 228.13
     228.13 Computation of the tier I annuity component of a parent's insurance annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.5SECTION 228.14
     228.14 Family maximum.
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.6SECTION 228.15
     228.15 Reduction for age.
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.7SECTION 228.16
     228.16 Adjustments in the age reduction factor (ARF).
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.8SECTION 228.17
     228.17 Adjustments to the widow(er)'s, disabled widow(er)'s, surviving divorced spouse's, and remarried widow(er)'s tier I annuity amount.
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.9SECTION 228.18
     228.18 Reduction for public pension.
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.10SECTION 228.19
     228.19 Reduction for a social security benefit.
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.11SECTION 228.20
     228.20 Reduction for an employee annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.12SECTION 228.21
     228.21 Entitlement as a spouse or divorced spouse and as a survivor.
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.13SECTION 228.22
     228.22 Entitlement to more than one survivor annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.14SECTION 228.23
     228.23 Priority of reductions.
20:1.0.2.8.22.2.155.15SECTION 228.40
     228.40 Cost of living increase applicable to the tier I annuity component.
20:1.0.2.8.22.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - The Tier II Annuity Component
20:1.0.2.8.22.3.155.1SECTION 228.50
     228.50 Tier II annuity component widow(er), child, or parent.
20:1.0.2.8.22.3.155.2SECTION 228.51
     228.51 Takeback amount.
20:1.0.2.8.22.3.155.3SECTION 228.52
     228.52 Restored amount.
20:1.0.2.8.22.3.155.4SECTION 228.53
     228.53 Spouse minimum guarantee.
20:1.0.2.8.22.3.155.5SECTION 228.60
     228.60 Cost-of-living increase.
20:1.0.2.8.23PART 229
PART 229 - SOCIAL SECURITY OVERALL MINIMUM GUARANTEE
20:1.0.2.8.23.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
20:1.0.2.8.23.1.155.1SECTION 229.1
     229.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.23.1.155.2SECTION 229.2
     229.2 Definitions.
20:1.0.2.8.23.1.155.3SECTION 229.3
     229.3 Other regulations related to this part.
20:1.0.2.8.23.1.155.4SECTION 229.4
     229.4 Applying for the overall minimum.
20:1.0.2.8.23.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Social Security Overall Minimum Guarantee Defined
20:1.0.2.8.23.2.155.1SECTION 229.10
     229.10 What the social security overall minimum guarantee is.
20:1.0.2.8.23.2.155.2SECTION 229.11
     229.11 100 percent overall minimum.
20:1.0.2.8.23.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Eligibility for Increase Under the Overall Minimum
20:1.0.2.8.23.3.155.1SECTION 229.20
     229.20 When an employee is eligible for an increase under the overall minimum.
20:1.0.2.8.23.3.155.2SECTION 229.21
     229.21 When a spouse is eligible for an increase under the overall minimum.
20:1.0.2.8.23.3.155.3SECTION 229.22
     229.22 Beginning date of increase under overall minimum.
20:1.0.2.8.23.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Family Members Included in Overall Minimum Computation
20:1.0.2.8.23.4.155.1SECTION 229.30
     229.30 Who can be included in the computation of an annuity under the overall minimum.
20:1.0.2.8.23.4.155.2SECTION 229.31
     229.31 When a spouse can be included in the computation of the overall minimum rate.
20:1.0.2.8.23.4.155.3SECTION 229.32
     229.32 When a child can be included in the computation of the overall minimum rate.
20:1.0.2.8.23.4.155.4SECTION 229.33
     229.33 When a divorced spouse can be included in the computation of the overall minimum rate.
20:1.0.2.8.23.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - When Entitlement Under the Overall Minimum Ends
20:1.0.2.8.23.5.155.1SECTION 229.40
     229.40 When an annuity increase under the overall minimum ends.
20:1.0.2.8.23.5.155.2SECTION 229.41
     229.41 When a spouse can no longer be included in computing an annuity rate under the overall minimum.
20:1.0.2.8.23.5.155.3SECTION 229.42
     229.42 When a child can no longer be included in computing an annuity rate under the overall minimum.
20:1.0.2.8.23.5.155.4SECTION 229.43
     229.43 When a divorced spouse can no longer be included in computing an annuity under the overall minimum.
20:1.0.2.8.23.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Computation of the Overall Minimum Rate
20:1.0.2.8.23.6.155.1SECTION 229.45
     229.45 Employee benefit.
20:1.0.2.8.23.6.155.2SECTION 229.46
     229.46 Spouse or divorced spouse benefit.
20:1.0.2.8.23.6.155.3SECTION 229.47
     229.47 Child's benefit.
20:1.0.2.8.23.6.155.4SECTION 229.48
     229.48 Family maximum.
20:1.0.2.8.23.6.155.5SECTION 229.49
     229.49 Adjustment of benefits under family maximum for change in family group.
20:1.0.2.8.23.6.155.6SECTION 229.50
     229.50 Age reduction in employee or spouse benefit.
20:1.0.2.8.23.6.155.7SECTION 229.51
     229.51 Adjustment of age reduction.
20:1.0.2.8.23.6.155.8SECTION 229.52
     229.52 Age reduction when a reduced age O/M is effective before DIB O/M.
20:1.0.2.8.23.6.155.9SECTION 229.53
     229.53 Reduction for social security benefits on employee's wage record.
20:1.0.2.8.23.6.155.10SECTION 229.54
     229.54 Reduction for social security benefit paid to employee on another person's earnings record.
20:1.0.2.8.23.6.155.11SECTION 229.55
     229.55 Reduction for spouse social security benefit.
20:1.0.2.8.23.6.155.12SECTION 229.56
     229.56 Reduction for child's social security benefit.
20:1.0.2.8.23.6.155.13SECTION 229.57
     229.57 Reduction in spouse overall minimum benefit for employee annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.23.6.155.14SECTION 229.58
     229.58 Rounding of overall minimum amounts.
20:1.0.2.8.23.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Reduction for Worker's Compensation or Disability Benefits Under a Federal, State, or Local Law or Plan
20:1.0.2.8.23.7.155.1SECTION 229.65
     229.65 Initial reduction.
20:1.0.2.8.23.7.155.2SECTION 229.66
     229.66 Changes in reduction amount.
20:1.0.2.8.23.7.155.3SECTION 229.67
     229.67 Redetermination of reduction.
20:1.0.2.8.23.7.155.4SECTION 229.68
     229.68 Reduction of DIB O/M.
20:1.0.2.8.23.8SUBPART H
Subpart H - Miscellaneous Deductions and Reductions
20:1.0.2.8.23.8.155.1SECTION 229.80
     229.80 Earnings restrictions.
20:1.0.2.8.23.8.155.2SECTION 229.81
     229.81 Refusal to accept vocational rehabilitation.
20:1.0.2.8.23.8.155.3SECTION 229.82
     229.82 Failure to have child in care.
20:1.0.2.8.23.8.155.4SECTION 229.83
     229.83 Deportation.
20:1.0.2.8.23.8.155.5SECTION 229.84
     229.84 Conviction for subversive activities.
20:1.0.2.8.23.8.155.6SECTION 229.85
     229.85 Substantial gainful activity by blind employee or child.
20:1.0.2.8.23.9SUBPART I
Subpart I - Payment of Overall Minimum Rate
20:1.0.2.8.23.9.155.1SECTION 229.90
     229.90 Proportionate shares of overall minimum.
20:1.0.2.8.23.9.155.2SECTION 229.91
     229.91 Payment of the overall minimum for part of a month.
20:1.0.2.8.24PART 230
PART 230 - MONTHS ANNUITIES NOT PAYABLE BY REASON OF WORK
20:1.0.2.8.24.0.155.1SECTION 230.1
     230.1 Statutory provisions.
20:1.0.2.8.24.0.155.2SECTION 230.2
     230.2 Loss of annuity for month in which compensated service is rendered.
20:1.0.2.8.24.0.155.3SECTION 230.5
     230.5 Exception concerning service to a local lodge or division.
20:1.0.2.8.25PART 233
PART 233 - REDUCTION IN THE WINDFALL BENEFIT ANNUITY COMPONENT
20:1.0.2.8.25.0.155.1SECTION 233.1
     233.1 When reduction must be made.
20:1.0.2.8.25.0.155.2SECTION 233.2
     233.2 Computation of reduction.
20:1.0.2.8.25.0.155.3SECTION 233.3
     233.3 Reduction of retroactive and other similar payments.
20:1.0.2.8.25.0.155.4SECTION 233.4
     233.4 Reconsideration of the reduction computation.
20:1.0.2.8.26PART 234
PART 234 - LUMP-SUM PAYMENTS
20:1.0.2.8.26.1SUBPART A
Subpart A - General
20:1.0.2.8.26.1.155.1SECTION 234.1
     234.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.26.1.155.2SECTION 234.2
     234.2 Definitions.
20:1.0.2.8.26.2SUBPART B
Subpart B - Lump-Sum Death Payment
20:1.0.2.8.26.2.155.1SECTION 234.10
     234.10 General.
20:1.0.2.8.26.2.155.2SECTION 234.11
     234.11 1974 Act lump-sum death payment.
20:1.0.2.8.26.2.155.3SECTION 234.12
     234.12 1937 Act lump-sum death payment.
20:1.0.2.8.26.2.155.4SECTION 234.13
     234.13 Payment to a funeral home.
20:1.0.2.8.26.2.155.5SECTION 234.14
     234.14 Payment to an equitably entitled person.
20:1.0.2.8.26.2.155.6SECTION 234.15
     234.15 When an employee's estate is entitled.
20:1.0.2.8.26.2.155.7SECTION 234.16
     234.16 When a widow(er) is eligible as an equitably entitled person.
20:1.0.2.8.26.2.155.8SECTION 234.17
     234.17 When an equitably entitled person's estate is payable.
20:1.0.2.8.26.2.155.9SECTION 234.18
     234.18 Payment of a deferred lump-sum to a widow(er).
20:1.0.2.8.26.2.155.10SECTION 234.19
     234.19 Effect of payment on future entitlement.
20:1.0.2.8.26.2.155.11SECTION 234.20
     234.20 Computation of the employee's 1937 Act LSDP basic amount.
20:1.0.2.8.26.2.155.12SECTION 234.21
     234.21 Definitions of “living with” and “living in the same household.”
20:1.0.2.8.26.3SUBPART C
Subpart C - Annuities Due but Unpaid at Death
20:1.0.2.8.26.3.155.1SECTION 234.30
     234.30 General.
20:1.0.2.8.26.3.155.2SECTION 234.31
     234.31 Regular employee retirement and supplemental annuities.
20:1.0.2.8.26.3.155.3SECTION 234.32
     234.32 Spouse or divorced spouse annuities.
20:1.0.2.8.26.3.155.4SECTION 234.33
     234.33 Survivor annuities.
20:1.0.2.8.26.3.155.5SECTION 234.34
     234.34 When an entitled relative of the employee dies before receiving payment of a due but unpaid annuity.
20:1.0.2.8.26.4SUBPART D
Subpart D - Residual Lump-Sum Payment
20:1.0.2.8.26.4.155.1SECTION 234.40
     234.40 General.
20:1.0.2.8.26.4.155.2SECTION 234.41
     234.41 Persons to whom an RLS is payable.
20:1.0.2.8.26.4.155.3SECTION 234.42
     234.42 How the employee may designate beneficiaries.
20:1.0.2.8.26.4.155.4SECTION 234.43
     234.43 Payment to designated beneficiaries.
20:1.0.2.8.26.4.155.5SECTION 234.44
     234.44 Payment to surviving relatives.
20:1.0.2.8.26.4.155.6SECTION 234.45
     234.45 Payment to the employee's estate.
20:1.0.2.8.26.4.155.7SECTION 234.46
     234.46 Amount of the RLS payable.
20:1.0.2.8.26.4.155.8SECTION 234.47
     234.47 Election of the RLS by a widow(er) or parent.
20:1.0.2.8.26.4.155.9SECTION 234.48
     234.48 Computation of the gross RLS amount.
20:1.0.2.8.26.5SUBPART E
Subpart E - Lump-Sum Refund Payment
20:1.0.2.8.26.5.155.1SECTION 234.50
     234.50 General.
20:1.0.2.8.26.5.155.2SECTION 234.51
     234.51 Persons to whom a lump-sum refund payment is payable.
20:1.0.2.8.26.5.155.3SECTION 234.52
     234.52 Effect of payment on other benefits.
20:1.0.2.8.26.5.155.4SECTION 234.53
     234.53 Computation of the lump-sum refund payment.
20:1.0.2.8.26.6SUBPART F
Subpart F - Tier II Separation Allowance Lump-Sum Payment
20:1.0.2.8.26.6.155.1SECTION 234.55
     234.55 General.
20:1.0.2.8.26.6.155.2SECTION 234.56
     234.56 Persons to whom a separation allowance lump-sum payment is payable.
20:1.0.2.8.26.6.155.3SECTION 234.57
     234.57 Effect of payment on other benefits.
20:1.0.2.8.26.6.155.4SECTION 234.58
     234.58 Computation of the separation allowance lump-sum payment.
20:1.0.2.8.26.7SUBPART G
Subpart G - Miscellaneous
20:1.0.2.8.26.7.155.1SECTION 234.60
     234.60 Escheat.
20:1.0.2.8.26.7.155.2SECTION 234.61
     234.61 Assignment of interest by an eligible person.
20:1.0.2.8.26.7.155.3SECTION 234.62
     234.62 Effect of conviction of a felony on entitlement.
20:1.0.2.8.27PART 235
PART 235 - PAYMENT OF SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS BY THE RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD
20:1.0.2.8.27.0.155.1SECTION 235.1
     235.1 Basis and purpose.
20:1.0.2.8.27.0.155.2SECTION 235.2
     235.2 Other regulations related to this part.
20:1.0.2.8.27.0.155.3SECTION 235.3
     235.3 Who is paid social security benefits by the Board.
20:1.0.2.8.27.0.155.4SECTION 235.4
     235.4 How the Board pays social security benefits.
20:1.0.2.8.28PART 236-240
PARTS 236-240 [RESERVED]
20:1.0.2.8.29PART 243
PART 243 - TRANSFER, ASSIGNMENT, OR WAIVER OF PAYMENTS
20:1.0.2.8.29.0.155.1SECTION 243.1
     243.1 Prohibition against garnishment.
20:1.0.2.8.29.0.155.2SECTION 243.2
     243.2 Legal process for the enforcement of child support and alimony obligations.
20:1.0.2.8.29.0.155.3SECTION 243.3
     243.3 Payments pursuant to court decree or court-approved property settlement.
20:1.0.2.8.29.0.155.4SECTION 243.4
     243.4 Taxation of benefits.
20:1.0.2.8.29.0.155.5SECTION 243.5
     243.5 Assignment of a portion of an annuity paid under the social security overall minimum provision.
20:1.0.2.8.29.0.155.6SECTION 243.6
     243.6 Waiver of annuity payments.
20:1.0.2.8.30PART 250
PART 250 [RESERVED]
20:1.0.2.8.31PART 255
PART 255 - RECOVERY OF OVERPAYMENTS
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.1SECTION 255.1
     255.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.2SECTION 255.2
     255.2 Overpayments.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.3SECTION 255.3
     255.3 When overpayments are to be recovered.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.4SECTION 255.4
     255.4 Persons from whom overpayments may be recovered.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.5SECTION 255.5
     255.5 Recovery by cash payment.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.6SECTION 255.6
     255.6 Recovery by setoff.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.7SECTION 255.7
     255.7 Recovery by deduction in computation of death benefit.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.8SECTION 255.8
     255.8 Recovery by adjustment in connection with subsequent payments.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.9SECTION 255.9
     255.9 Individual enrolled under supplementary medical insurance plan.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.10SECTION 255.10
     255.10 Waiver of recovery.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.11SECTION 255.11
     255.11 Fault.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.12SECTION 255.12
     255.12 When recovery is contrary to the purpose of the Railroad Retirement Act.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.13SECTION 255.13
     255.13 When recovery is against equity or good conscience.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.14SECTION 255.14
     255.14 Waiver not available when recovery can be made from accrual of social security benefits.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.15SECTION 255.15
     255.15 Waiver to an estate.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.16SECTION 255.16
     255.16 Administrative relief from recovery.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.17SECTION 255.17
     255.17 Recovery of overpayments from a representative payee.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.18SECTION 255.18
     255.18 Compromise of overpayments.
20:1.0.2.8.31.0.155.19SECTION 255.19
     255.19 Suspension or termination of the collection of overpayments.
20:1.0.2.8.32PART 258
PART 258 - HEARINGS BEFORE THE BOARD OR DESIGNATED EXAMINERS
20:1.0.2.8.32.0.155.1SECTION 258.1
     258.1 Hearings.
20:1.0.2.8.32.0.155.2SECTION 258.2
     258.2 Witnesses.
20:1.0.2.8.32.0.155.3SECTION 258.3
     258.3 Application for witnesses.
20:1.0.2.8.32.0.155.4SECTION 258.4
     258.4 Service of subpoenas.
20:1.0.2.8.32.0.155.5SECTION 258.5
     258.5 Exhibits.
20:1.0.2.8.32.0.155.6SECTION 258.6
     258.6 Procedure when examiner appointed.
20:1.0.2.8.32.0.155.7SECTION 258.7
     258.7 Board decisions and opinions and dissenting opinions.
20:1.0.2.8.33PART 259
PART 259 - INITIAL DETERMINATIONS AND APPEALS FROM INITIAL DETERMINATIONS WITH RESPECT TO EMPLOYER STATUS AND EMPLOYEE STATUS
20:1.0.2.8.33.0.155.1SECTION 259.1
     259.1 Initial determinations with respect to employer and employee status.
20:1.0.2.8.33.0.155.2SECTION 259.2
     259.2 Parties to determinations with respect to employer and employee status.
20:1.0.2.8.33.0.155.3SECTION 259.3
     259.3 Reconsideration of initial determinations with respect to employer or employee status.
20:1.0.2.8.33.0.155.4SECTION 259.4
     259.4 Authority to conduct investigations.
20:1.0.2.8.33.0.155.5SECTION 259.5
     259.5 Appeals from decisions of the Board.
20:1.0.2.8.33.0.155.6SECTION 259.6
     259.6 Finality of determinations issued under this part.
20:1.0.2.8.34PART 260
PART 260 - REQUESTS FOR RECONSIDERATION AND APPEALS WITHIN THE BOARD
20:1.0.2.8.34.0.155.1SECTION 260.1
     260.1 Initial decisions.
20:1.0.2.8.34.0.155.2SECTION 260.2
     260.2 Initial decisions on the amount of service and compensation credited to an employee.
20:1.0.2.8.34.0.155.3SECTION 260.3
     260.3 Request for reconsideration of initial decision.
20:1.0.2.8.34.0.155.4SECTION 260.4
     260.4 Request for waiver of recovery of an overpayment and/or for reconsideration of an initial erroneous payment decision.
20:1.0.2.8.34.0.155.5SECTION 260.5
     260.5 Appeal from a reconsideration decision.
20:1.0.2.8.34.0.155.6SECTION 260.6
     260.6 Time limits for issuing a hearing decision.
20:1.0.2.8.34.0.155.7SECTION 260.7
     260.7 Time limits for issuing a decision when a hearing is not held.
20:1.0.2.8.34.0.155.8SECTION 260.8
     260.8 Pre-hearing case review.
20:1.0.2.8.34.0.155.9SECTION 260.9
     260.9 Final appeal from a decision of the hearings officer.
20:1.0.2.8.34.0.155.10SECTION 260.10
     260.10 Determination of date of filing.
20:1.0.2.8.35PART 261
PART 261 - ADMINISTRATIVE FINALITY
20:1.0.2.8.35.0.155.1SECTION 261.1
     261.1 Reopening and revising decisions.
20:1.0.2.8.35.0.155.2SECTION 261.2
     261.2 Conditions for reopening.
20:1.0.2.8.35.0.155.3SECTION 261.3
     261.3 Change of legal interpretation or administrative ruling.
20:1.0.2.8.35.0.155.4SECTION 261.4
     261.4 Decisions which shall not be reopened.
20:1.0.2.8.35.0.155.5SECTION 261.5
     261.5 Late completion of timely investigation.
20:1.0.2.8.35.0.155.6SECTION 261.6
     261.6 Notice of revised decision.
20:1.0.2.8.35.0.155.7SECTION 261.7
     261.7 Effect of revised decision.
20:1.0.2.8.35.0.155.8SECTION 261.8
     261.8 Time and place to request review of a revised decision.
20:1.0.2.8.35.0.155.9SECTION 261.9
     261.9 Finality of findings when later claim is filed on same earnings record.
20:1.0.2.8.35.0.155.10SECTION 261.10
     261.10 Increase in future benefits where time period for reopening has expired.
20:1.0.2.8.35.0.155.11SECTION 261.11
     261.11 Discretion of the three-member Board to reopen or not to reopen a final decision.
20:1.0.2.8.36PART 262
PART 262 [RESERVED]
20:1.0.2.8.37PART 266
PART 266 - REPRESENTATIVE PAYMENT
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.1SECTION 266.1
     266.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.2SECTION 266.2
     266.2 Recognition by the Board of a person to act in behalf of another.
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.3SECTION 266.3
     266.3 Information considered in determining whether to make representative payments.
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.4SECTION 266.4
     266.4 Information considered in selecting a representative payee.
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.5SECTION 266.5
     266.5 Order of preference in selecting a representative payee.
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.6SECTION 266.6
     266.6 Information to be submitted by a representative payee-applicant; face-to-face interview.
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.7SECTION 266.7
     266.7 Accountability of a representative payee.
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.8SECTION 266.8
     266.8 Advance notice of the determination to make representative payment.
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.9SECTION 266.9
     266.9 Responsibilities of a representative payee.
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.10SECTION 266.10
     266.10 Use of benefit payments.
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.11SECTION 266.11
     266.11 Conservation and investment of benefit payments.
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.12SECTION 266.12
     266.12 Effect of matters or actions submitted or taken by legal guardian, etc.
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.13SECTION 266.13
     266.13 When a new representative payee will be selected.
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.14SECTION 266.14
     266.14 When representative payment will be stopped.
20:1.0.2.8.37.0.155.15SECTION 266.15
     266.15 Transfer of accumulated benefit payments.
20:1.0.2.8.38PART 295
PART 295 - PAYMENTS PURSUANT TO COURT DECREE OR COURT-APPROVED PROPERTY SETTLEMENT
20:1.0.2.8.38.0.155.1SECTION 295.1
     295.1 Introduction.
20:1.0.2.8.38.0.155.2SECTION 295.2
     295.2 Definitions.
20:1.0.2.8.38.0.155.3SECTION 295.3
     295.3 Documentation and service.
20:1.0.2.8.38.0.155.4SECTION 295.4
     295.4 Review of documentation.
20:1.0.2.8.38.0.155.5SECTION 295.5
     295.5 Limitations.
20:1.0.2.8.38.0.155.6SECTION 295.6
     295.6 Disclosure of information.
20:1.0.2.8.38.0.155.7SECTION 295.7
     295.7 Miscellaneous.