Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 110 Part 3.djvu/845

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PUBLIC LAW 104-201—SEPT. 23, 1996 110 STAT. 2575 "(e) DEPOSITS NOT REQUIRED FOR CERTAIN PARTICIPANTS IN CSRS. —When a person who has elected to participate in the Plan waives that person's retired pay for the purposes of subchapter III of chapter 83 of title 5, that person shall not be required to make the deposit otherwise required by subsection (d) as long as that waiver is in effect unless, in accordance with section 8339(i) of title 5, that person has notified the Office of Personnel Management that he does not desire a spouse surviving him to receive an annuity under section 8331(b) of title 5. " (f) REFUNDS OF DEDUCTIONS NOT ALLOWED.— "(1) GENERAL RULE.—^A person is not entitled to refund of any amount deducted from retired pay under this section. " (2) EXCEPTIONS. —Paragraph (1) does not apply— "(A) in the case of a refund authorized by section 1450(e) of this title; or "(B) in case of a deduction made through administrative error. "(g) DISCONTINUATION OF PARTICIPATION BY PARTICIPANTS WHOSE SURVIVING SPOUSES WILL BE ENTITLED TO DIC. — "(1) DISCONTINUATION.— "(A) CONDITIONS.—Notwithstanding any other provision of this subchapter but subject to paragraphs (2) and (3), a person who has elected to participate in the Plan and who is suffering from a service-connected disability rated by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs as totally disabling and has suffered from such disability while so rated for a continuous period of 10 or more years (or, if so rated for a lesser period, has suffered from such disability while so rated for a continuous period of not less than 5 years from the date of such person's last discharge or release from active duty) may discontinue participation in the Plan by submitting to the Secretary concerned a request to discontinue participation in the Plan. "(B) EFFECTIVE DATE. —Participation in the Plan of a person who submits a request under subparagraph (A) shall be discontinued effective on the first day of the first month following the month in which the request under subparagraph (A) is received by the Secretary concerned. Effective on such date, the Secretary concerned shall discontinue the reduction being made in such person's retired pay on account of participation in the Plan or, in the case of a person who has been required to make deposits in the Treasury on account of participation in the Plan, such person may discontinue making such deposits effective on such date. "(C) FORM FOR REQUEST FOR DISCONTINUATION. — Any request under this paragraph to discontinue participation in the Plan shall be in such form and shall contain such information as the Secretary concerned may require by regulation. "(2) CONSENT OF BENEFICIARIES REQUIRED.— ^A person described in paragraph (1) may not discontinue participation in the Plan under such paragraph without the written consent of the beneficiary or beneficiaries of such person under the Plan. "(3) INFORMATION ON PLAN TO BE PROVIDED BY SECRETARY CONCERNED.—