- EnactedAugust 12th, 2009The President signed this bill into law
- The house Passed July 29th, 2009Passed by Voice Vote
Committee on the Judiciary
- house Committees
- The senate Passed July 10th, 2009Passed by Voice Vote
Committee on the JudiciaryIntroducedMay 20th, 2009
- senate Committees
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Judicial Survivors Protection Act of 2009
A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for a limited 6-month period for Federal judges to opt into the Judicial Survivors' Annuities System and begin contributing toward an annuity for their spouse and dependent children upon their death, and for other purposes.
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Judicial Survivors Protection Act of 2009 - Authorizes a six-month open enrollment period starting 30 days after enactment of this Act for an eligible federal judicial officer to opt into the Judicial Survivors' Annuities System and begin contributing toward an annuity for his or her surviving spouse and dependent children. Allows judicial officers enrolled in the System before or after enactment of this Act to purchase, in three-month increments, up to an additional year of service credit for each year of federal judicial service completed.