Transmittal 2011 - 12


The federal match for February 2011 has incorporated 4,438 surviving family member pay recipients into the match. Each state's output file has been modified slightly. Details of the changes are available here. The RECORD TYPE "SR" was added at positions 130-131 to indicate that the record is a surviving family member. GROSSPAY (positions 207-215) reflects the annuity amount for either RSFPP or SBP/RCSBP benefits. In the PAY STATUS field (position 385) there is a one byte indicator of the annuity type.