Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Meeting, 52888 [E8-21102]

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Members of the public wishing to listen to the teleconference may attend in Room C5515–B, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. The purpose of the open meeting is for each Working Group to discuss its draft report with the full Advisory Council with respect to its recommendations to the Secretary of Labor. The meeting will run from 10 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m., in the order listed above for the Working Groups. All recommendations are subject to discussion and approval by the full Advisory Council at its meeting on November 5–6. Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written statement pertaining to the topic may do so by submitting 25 copies on or before September 22, 2008 to Larry Good, Executive Secretary, ERISA Advisory Council, U.S. Department of Labor, Suite N–5623, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Statements also may be submitted electronically to good.larry@dol.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employee Benefits Security Administration


Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; 
Notice of Meeting

    Pursuant to the authority contained in Section 512 of the Employee 
Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1142, the 
Working Groups assigned by the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and 
Pension Benefit Plans to study the issues of (1) The spend down of 
retirement assets, (2) hard to value assets/target date funds, and (3) 
phased retirement, will hold a public teleconference meeting on 
September 29, 2008.
    Members of the public wishing to listen to the teleconference may 
attend in Room C5515-B, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. The purpose of the open meeting is for 
each Working Group to discuss its draft report with the full Advisory 
Council with respect to its recommendations to the Secretary of Labor. 
The meeting will run from 10 a.m. to approximately 4 p.m., in the order 
listed above for the Working Groups. All recommendations are subject to 
discussion and approval by the full Advisory Council at its meeting on 
November 5-6.
    Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written 
statement pertaining to the topic may do so by submitting 25 copies on 
or before September 22, 2008 to Larry Good, Executive Secretary, ERISA 
Advisory Council, U.S. Department of Labor, Suite N-5623, 200 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Statements also may be 
submitted electronically to good.larry@dol.gov. Statements received on 
or before September 22 will be included in the record of the meeting. 
Individuals or representatives of organizations wishing to address one 
or more of the Working Groups should forward their requests to the 
Executive Secretary or telephone (202) 693-8668. Oral presentations 
will be limited to 10 minutes, time permitting, but an extended 
statement may be submitted for the record. Individuals with 
disabilities who need special accommodations should contact Larry Good 
by September 22 at the address indicated.

    Signed at Washington, DC this 5th day of September, 2008.
Bradford P. Campbell,
Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-21102 Filed 9-10-08; 8:45 am]
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