Employee Benefits Security Administration September 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Proposed Exemptions
Document Number: E9-23168
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-25
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
This document contains notices of pendency before the Department of Labor (the Department) of proposed exemptions from certain of the prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) and/or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code).
Grant of Individual Exemptions and Prohibited Transaction Exemptions Involving: M&T Bank Corporation Pension Plan, PTE 2009-26; Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, PTE 2009-27; and Ford Motor Company and Its Affiliates (Collectively, Ford), PTE 2009-28
Document Number: E9-23167
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-25
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
This document contains exemptions issued by the Department of Labor (the Department) from certain of the prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) and/or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code).
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Request for Public Comment for Class Prohibited Transaction Exemption 2006-16
Document Number: E9-23141
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-25
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (Department), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program helps to ensure that the data the Department gathers can be provided in the desired format, that the reporting burden on the public (time and financial resources) is minimized, that the public understands the Department's collection instruments, and that the Department can accurately assess the impact of collection requirements on respondents.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Request for Public Comment; Notice of Pre-Existing Condition Exclusion
Document Number: E9-23140
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-25
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (Department), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)((A)). This program helps to ensure that the data the Department gathers can be provided in the desired format, that the reporting burden on the public (time and financial resources) is minimized, that the public understands the Department's collection instruments, and that the Department can accurately assess the impact of collection requirements on respondents.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Request for Public Comment Establishing Prior Creditable Coverage
Document Number: E9-23139
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-25
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (Department), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)((A)). This program helps to ensure that the data the Department gathers can be provided in the desired format, that the reporting burden on the public (time and financial resources) is minimized, that the public understands the Department's collection instruments, and that the Department can accurately assess the impact of collection requirements on respondents.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Request for Public Comment; Notice of Special Enrollment
Document Number: E9-23137
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-25
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (Department), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)((A)). This program helps to ensure that the data the Department gathers can be provided in the desired format, that the reporting burden on the public (time and financial resources) is minimized, that the public understands the Department's collection instruments, and that the Department can accurately assess the impact of collection requirements on respondents.
Notice of Proposed Individual Exemption Involving General Motors Corporation, Located in Detroit, MI
Document Number: E9-22485
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-18
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
148th Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-22108
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
Civil Penalties Under ERISA Section 502(c)(8)
Document Number: E9-21343
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-04
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
This document contains a proposed regulation that, upon adoption, would establish procedures relating to the assessment of civil penalties by the Department of Labor under section 502(c)(8) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act). Under section 502(c)(8) of ERISA, which was added by the Pension Protection Act of 2006, the Secretary of Labor is granted authority to assess civil penalties not to exceed $1,100 per day against any plan sponsor of a multiemployer plan for certain violations of section 305 of ERISA. The regulation would affect multiemployer plans that are in either endangered or critical status.
Grant of Individual Exemptions and Prohibited Transaction Exemptions Involving: PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC Financial), PTE 2009-22; Verizon Investment Management Corporation, PTE 2009-23; United States Steel and Carnegie Pension Fund (the Applicant), PTE 2009-24; and Barclays Global Investors, N.A. and Its Affiliates and Successors (BGI) and Barclays Capital Inc. and Its Affiliates and Successors (BarCap) (Collectively the Applicants), PTE 2009-25
Document Number: E9-20724
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-01
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
This document contains exemptions issued by the Department of Labor (the Department) from certain of the prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) and/or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code).