TN 42 (04-13)

RS 01901.320 Employees of the Governments of American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Citations:

Social Security Act § - Sections 210(a)(7)(C), 210(a)(7)(E) and 210(a)(18);

Regulations 20 CFR, Sections 404.1004 and 404.1022;

Public Law 94-241, Section 606; P.L. 86-778 (United States Public Laws); and P.L. 17-79 (Commonwealth Public Laws)

Covered services performed by government employees

Covered services under Social Security apply in the following situations:

1. American Samoa

Services of government employees of American Samoa, any political subdivisions, or any wholly owned instrumentalities, are covered beginning with 1961.

2. Guam

Services of government employees of Guam or any wholly owned instrumentalities are covered if performed on or after January 1, 1973 by a temporary or intermittent employee who is not covered by a retirement system established by a law of Guam.

NOTE: Service is excluded when performed in Guam by a resident of the Republic of the Philippines temporarily admitted to Guam as a nonresident alien under Section 101(a)(15)(H)(ii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.

3. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

  1. Services of government employees of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, any political subdivisions, or any wholly owned instrumentalities, are covered under Social Security beginning October 1, 2012.

  2. Service by a temporary or intermittent employee who is not covered by a retirement system established by a law of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is covered if performed on or after January 1, 1987.

NOTE: Service is excluded when performed in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands by a resident of the Republic of the Philippines temporarily admitted to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands as a nonresident alien under Section 101(a)(15)(H)(ii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.


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RS 01901.320 - Employees of The Governments of American Samoa, Guam and The Commonwealth of The Northern Mariana Islands - 06/25/2004
Batch run: 04/03/2013
Rev:04/03/2013