Multiple Employer Plans; Hearing, 55075 [2019-22369]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 199 / Tuesday, October 15, 2019 / Proposed Rules availability of this material at the FAA, call 781–238–7759. Issued in Burlington, Massachusetts, on October 7, 2019. Robert J. Ganley, Manager, Engine & Propeller Standards Branch, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. 2019–22393 Filed 10–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service 26 CFR Part 1 [REG–121508–18] RIN 1545–BO97 Multiple Employer Plans; Hearing Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of hearing. AGENCY: This document provides a notice of public hearing on proposed regulations relating to the tax qualification of plans maintained by more than one employer. These plans, maintained pursuant to section 413(c) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), are often referred to as multiple employer plans or MEPs. DATES: The public hearing is being held on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. The IRS must receive speakers’ outlines of the topics to be discussed at the public hearing by Monday, November 25, 2019. If no outlines are received by November 25, 2019, the public hearing will be cancelled. SUMMARY: The public hearing is being held in the IRS Auditorium, Internal Revenue Service Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. Due to building security procedures, visitors must enter at the Constitution Avenue entrance. In addition, all visitors must present a valid photo identification to enter the building. Send Submissions to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG–121508–18), Room 5205, Internal Revenue Service, P.O. Box 7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044. Submissions may be handdelivered Monday through Friday to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG–121508–18), Couriers Desk, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224 or sent electronically via the Federal eRulemaking Portal at www.regulations.gov (IRS REG–121508– 18). khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with PROPOSALS ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Oct 11, 2019 Jkt 250001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Concerning the regulations, Pamela Kinard at (202) 317–6000 or Jamie Dvoretzky at (202) 317–4102; concerning submissions of comments, the hearing and/or to be placed on the building access list to attend the hearing, Regina Johnson at (202) 317– 6901 (not toll-free numbers), fdms.database@irscounsel.treas.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject of the public hearing is the notice of proposed rulemaking (REG– 121508–18) that was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 (84 FR 31777). The rules of 26 CFR 601.601(a)(3) apply to the hearing. Persons who wish to present oral comments at the hearing that submitted written comments by October 1, 2019, must submit an outline of the topics to be addressed and the amount of time to be devoted to each topic by Monday, November 25, 2019. A period of 10 minutes is allotted to each person for presenting oral comments. After the deadline for receiving outlines has passed, the IRS will prepare an agenda containing the schedule of speakers. Copies of the agenda will be made available, free of charge, at the hearing or by contacting the Publications and Regulations Branch at (202) 317–6901(not a toll-free number). Because of access restrictions, the IRS will not admit visitors beyond the immediate entrance area more than 30 minutes before the hearing starts. For information about having your name placed on the building access list to attend the hearing, see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. Martin V. Franks, Branch Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, Associate Chief Counsel, (Procedure and Administration). [FR Doc. 2019–22369 Filed 10–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau 27 CFR Part 9 [Docket No. TTB–2019–0008; Notice No. 186] RIN 1513–AC53 Proposed Establishment of the Royal Slope Viticultural Area Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, Treasury. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 ACTION: 55075 Notice of proposed rulemaking. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) proposes to establish the 156,389-acre ‘‘Royal Slope’’ viticultural area in Adams and Grant Counties, in Washington. The proposed viticultural area lies entirely within the existing Columbia Valley viticultural area. TTB designates viticultural areas to allow vintners to better describe the origin of their wines and to allow consumers to better identify wines they may purchase. TTB invites comments on this proposed addition to its regulations. DATES: Comments must be received December 16, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may electronically submit comments to TTB on this proposal, and view copies of this document, its supporting materials, and any comments TTB receives on it within Docket No. TTB–2019–0008 as posted on Regulations.gov (https:// www.regulations.gov), the Federal erulemaking portal. Please see the ‘‘Public Participation’’ section of this document below for full details on how to comment on this proposal via Regulations.gov, U.S. mail, or hand delivery, and for full details on how to view or obtain copies of this document, its supporting materials, and any comments related to this proposal. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen A. Thornton, Regulations and Rulings Division, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, 1310 G Street NW, Box 12, Washington, DC 20005; phone 202–453–1039, ext. 175. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Background on Viticultural Areas TTB Authority Section 105(e) of the Federal Alcohol Administration Act (FAA Act), 27 U.S.C. 205(e), authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to prescribe regulations for the labeling of wine, distilled spirits, and malt beverages. The FAA Act provides that these regulations should, among other things, prohibit consumer deception and the use of misleading statements on labels and ensure that labels provide the consumer with adequate information as to the identity and quality of the product. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) administers the FAA Act pursuant to section 1111(d) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, codified at 6 U.S.C. 531(d). The Secretary has delegated various authorities through Treasury Order 120– 01, dated December 10, 2013, (superseding Treasury Order 120–01, dated January 24, 2003), to the TTB E:\FR\FM\15OCP1.SGM 15OCP1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 199 (Tuesday, October 15, 2019)]
[Proposed Rules]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-22369]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

26 CFR Part 1

[REG-121508-18]
RIN 1545-BO97


Multiple Employer Plans; Hearing

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Proposed rule; notice of hearing.

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SUMMARY: This document provides a notice of public hearing on proposed 
regulations relating to the tax qualification of plans maintained by 
more than one employer. These plans, maintained pursuant to section 
413(c) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), are often referred to as 
multiple employer plans or MEPs.

DATES: The public hearing is being held on Wednesday, December 11, 
2019, at 10:00 a.m. The IRS must receive speakers' outlines of the 
topics to be discussed at the public hearing by Monday, November 25, 
2019. If no outlines are received by November 25, 2019, the public 
hearing will be cancelled.

ADDRESSES: The public hearing is being held in the IRS Auditorium, 
Internal Revenue Service Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20224. Due to building security procedures, visitors 
must enter at the Constitution Avenue entrance. In addition, all 
visitors must present a valid photo identification to enter the 
building.
    Send Submissions to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-121508-18), Room 5205, 
Internal Revenue Service, P.O. Box 7604, Ben Franklin Station, 
Washington, DC 20044. Submissions may be hand-delivered Monday through 
Friday to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-121508-18), Couriers Desk, Internal Revenue 
Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224 or sent 
electronically via the Federal eRulemaking Portal at 
www.regulations.gov (IRS REG-121508-18).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Concerning the regulations, Pamela 
Kinard at (202) 317-6000 or Jamie Dvoretzky at (202) 317-4102; 
concerning submissions of comments, the hearing and/or to be placed on 
the building access list to attend the hearing, Regina Johnson at (202) 
317-6901 (not toll-free numbers), [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject of the public hearing is the 
notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-121508-18) that was published in the 
Federal Register on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 (84 FR 31777).
    The rules of 26 CFR 601.601(a)(3) apply to the hearing. Persons who 
wish to present oral comments at the hearing that submitted written 
comments by October 1, 2019, must submit an outline of the topics to be 
addressed and the amount of time to be devoted to each topic by Monday, 
November 25, 2019.
    A period of 10 minutes is allotted to each person for presenting 
oral comments. After the deadline for receiving outlines has passed, 
the IRS will prepare an agenda containing the schedule of speakers. 
Copies of the agenda will be made available, free of charge, at the 
hearing or by contacting the Publications and Regulations Branch at 
(202) 317-6901(not a toll-free number).
    Because of access restrictions, the IRS will not admit visitors 
beyond the immediate entrance area more than 30 minutes before the 
hearing starts. For information about having your name placed on the 
building access list to attend the hearing, see the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document.

Martin V. Franks,
Branch Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing 
Division, Associate Chief Counsel, (Procedure and Administration).
[FR Doc. 2019-22369 Filed 10-11-19; 8:45 am]
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