Railroad Retirement Board September 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Requests for Reconsideration and Appeals Within the Board
Document Number: 06-8058
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-09-22
Agency: Railroad Retirement Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Railroad Retirement Board (Board) amends its regulations to include video teleconferencing as an option for hearings of appeals under the Railroad Retirement Act and Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act. The Board's hearings officers will determine if a hearing should be scheduled using this option, rather than a telephone conference call hearing or an in person hearing.
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Document Number: 06-8049
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-22
Agency: Railroad Retirement Board, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has submitted the following proposal(s) for the collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget for review and approval.
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Document Number: 06-7837
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-21
Agency: Railroad Retirement Board, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) has submitted the following proposal(s) for the collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget for review and approval.
Electronic Filing of Settlement and Final Judgment Notices by Railroad Employers
Document Number: E6-14884
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-09-08
Agency: Railroad Retirement Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Railroad Retirement Board (Board) amends its regulations to include the option of electronic notification by railroad employers of settlements and final judgments based on an injury for which sickness benefits have been paid under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA). Part 341 currently requires that notifications of settlements and final judgments be submitted to the Board in writing. This rule allows these notifications to be made by railroad employers either in writing or by sending an electronic message, e.g. via e-mail.
Electronic Filing of Reconsideration Requests by Railroad Employers
Document Number: E6-14883
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-09-08
Agency: Railroad Retirement Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Railroad Retirement Board (Board) amends its regulations to include the option of electronic filing by railroad employers of requests for reconsideration of initial decisions under the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act (RUIA). Part 320 currently requires that reconsideration requests be submitted in writing. The amended rule allows reconsideration requests to be made by railroad employers either in writing or electronically. In addition, Sec. 320.10(c) and 320.10(d) inadvertently contain inaccurate references. This amended rule corrects those references.