Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 108 Part 4.djvu/157

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PUBLIC LAW 103-337 —OCT. 5, 1994 108 STAT. 2791 pant's retired pay for child-only coverage would be made during a period when there was no eligible dependent child. SEC. 638. DISCONTINUATION OF INSURABLE INTEREST COVERAGE UNDER SURVIVOR BENEFIT PLAN. Paragraph (1) of section 1448(b) of title 10, United States Code, is amended— (1) by inserting "(A)" after "(1)"; and (2) by adding at the end the following: "(B) An election under subparagraph (A) for a beneficiary who is not the former spouse of the person providing the annuity may be terminated. Any such termination shall be made by a participant by the submission to the Secretary concerned of a request to discontinue participation in the Plan, and such participation in the Plan shall be discontinued effective on the first day of the first month following the month in which the request 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 me 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) A request under subparagraph (B) to discontinue participation in the Plan shall be in such form and shall contsdn such information as may be required under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense. "(D) The Secretary concerned shall furnish promptly to each person who submits a request under subparagraph (B) to discontinue participation in the Plan a written statement of the advantages and disadvantages of participating in the Plein and the possible disadvantages of discontinuing participation. A person may withdraw the request to discontinue participation if withdrawn within 30 days after having been submitted to the Secretary concerned. "(E) Once participation is discontinued, benefits may not be paid in conjunction with the earlier participation in the Plan and premiums paid may not be refimded. Participation in the Plan may not later be resumed except through a qualified election under paragraph (5) of subsection (a).". SEC. 639. FORFEITURE OF ANNUITY OR RETIRED PAY OF MEMBERS CONVICTED OF ESPIONAGE UNDER UCMJ. (a) FORFEITURE. —Section 8312(b)(2)(A) of title 5, United States Code, is amended by striking out "or article 106 (spies)" and inserting in lieu thereof ", article 106 (spies), or article 106a (espionage)". (b) EFFECTIVE DATE.— The amendment made by subsection (a) 5 USC 8312 note, shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act and shall apply to persons convicted of espionage under section 906a of title 10, United States Code (article 106a of the Uniform Code of Military Justice), on or after the date of the enactment of this Act. SEC. 640. TREATMENT OF RETIRED AND RETAINER PAY OF MEMBERS OF CADRE OF CIVILIAN COMMUNITY CORPS. Section 159(c)(3) of the National and Community Service Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 12619(c)(3)) is amended by adding at the end the following: "In the case of a member of the permanent cadre who was recommended for appointment in accordance with section