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

Proposed Extension of Information Collection Requests Submitted for Public Comment
Document Number: 2013-28568
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-29
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (the Department), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA 95) (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 extension of the information collection requests (ICRs) contained in the documents described below. A copy of the ICRs 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).
Final Rules Under the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008; Technical Amendment to External Review for Multi-State Plan Program
Document Number: 2013-27086
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-11-13
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor, Department of Health and Human Services, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains final rules implementing the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, which requires parity between mental health or substance use disorder benefits and medical/surgical benefits with respect to financial requirements and treatment limitations under group health plans and group and individual health insurance coverage. This document also contains a technical amendment relating to external review with respect to the multi-state plan program administered by the Office of Personnel Management.
Exemptions From Certain Prohibited Transaction Restrictions
Document Number: 2013-26630
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-07
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). This notice includes the following: 2013-10, UBS AG and Its Current and Future Affiliates and Subsidiaries, D-11506; 2013-11, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., D-11640; 2013-12, Sears Holding Savings Plan, Sears Holdings Puerto Rico Savings Plan and the Lands' End, Inc. Retirement Plan, D- 11739, D-11740, and D-11741; 2013-13, American International Group, Inc. Incentive Savings Plan, American General Agents' & Managers' Thrift Plan, and Chartis Insurance Company-Puerto Rico Capital Growth Plan, D-11767, D-11768 and D-11769.
Proposed Exemptions From Certain Prohibited Transaction Restrictions
Document Number: 2013-26506
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-06
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). This notice includes the following proposed exemptions: D-11729, Bank of America Corporation; and L-11760, Intel Corporation.