Employee Benefits Security Administration February 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Proposed Amendment to Prohibited Transaction Exemption 2006-06 (PTE 2006-06) for Services Provided in Connection with the Termination of Abandoned Individual Account Plans
Document Number: 2013-03463
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-14
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (the Department) is extending the comment period for a proposed amendment to PTE 2006-06, a prohibited transaction class exemption issued under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). PTE 2006-06 provides an exemption for certain transactions entered into on behalf of individual account pension plans that have been abandoned by their sponsors.
Proposed Amendment to the Information Collection Requirements of Prohibited Transaction Exemption 77-4 for Certain Transactions Between Investment Companies and Employee Benefit Plans
Document Number: 2013-03398
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-14
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (the Department), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department's information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) is soliciting comments on the proposed amendment to the information collection request (ICR) contained in Prohibited Transaction Exemption 77-4 that is described below. A copy of the ICR may be obtained by contacting the office listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. ICRs also are available at reginfo.gov (http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain).