Department of Labor December 29, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Interpretive Bulletin Relating to the Exercise of Shareholder Rights and Written Statements of Investment Policy, Including Proxy Voting Policies or Guidelines
Document Number: 2016-31515
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-29
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
This document sets forth supplemental views of the Department of Labor (Department) concerning the legal standards imposed by sections 402, 403 and 404 of Part 4 of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) with respect to voting of proxies on securities held in employee benefit plan investment portfolios, the maintenance of and compliance with statements of investment policy, including proxy voting policy, and the exercise of other legal rights of a shareholder. In this document, the Department withdraws Interpretive Bulletin 2008-2 and replaces it with Interpretive Bulletin 2016-1, which reinstates the language of Interpretive Bulletin 94-2 with certain modifications.
Policy and Procedural Change To No Longer Publish Notices of Funding Opportunities in the Federal Register
Document Number: 2016-31434
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-29
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
This notice is to announce that the Department of Labor (DOL)'s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) will no longer publish Notices of Funding Opportunities in the Federal Register. ETA will continue to post the full texts of all ETA's Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) at the government-wide Internet site, http://, in accordance with the policy directive issued by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). An applicant for funding may access the full FOA associated with a synopsis posted at http:// by following the universal resource locator (URL) link included in the synopsis, or by visiting ETA's Web site at http://