TN 3 (05-98)
GN 01729.105 Effective Date of the U.S. - Austrian Agreement
The agreement with Austria became effective November 1, 1991. A supplementary agreement, which revises several provisions of the original agreement, became effective January 1, 1997.
Periods of U.S. and Austrian Social Security coverage a worker earned prior to November 1, 1991, may be used to establish entitlement to U.S. or Austrian Totalization benefits. However, the earliest possible month of entitlement to such benefits is November 1991.