U.S Code last checked for updates: Feb 23, 2020
§ 2733.
Reemployment of annuitants under the Civil Service Retirement System and Federal Employees’ Retirement System

The Secretary of State may waive the application of section 8344 or 8468 of title 5 on a case-by-case basis, for employment of an annuitant in a position in the Department of State for which there is exceptional difficulty in recruiting or retaining a qualified employee, or when a temporary emergency hiring need exists.


The Secretary should prescribe procedures for the exercise of any authority under subsection (a), including criteria for any exercise of authority and procedures for a delegation of authority.

Annuitants not treated as employees for purposes of retirement benefits

An employee for whom a waiver under this section is in effect shall not be considered an employee for purposes of subchapter III of chapter 83, or chapter 84 of title 5.

(Aug. 1, 1956, ch. 841, title I, § 61, as added Pub. L. 109–234, title I, § 1602(b)(1), June 15, 2006, 120 Stat. 441; amended Pub. L. 111–32, title XI, § 1115(c)(2), June 24, 2009, 123 Stat. 1905; Pub. L. 114–323, title IV, § 405(b), Dec. 16, 2016, 130 Stat. 1929.)
cite as: 22 USC 2733