Internal Revenue Service February 18, 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Request for Information on Suspensions of Benefits Under the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014
Document Number: 2015-03290
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-02-18
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury invites public comments with regard to future guidance required to implement provisions of the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014, Division O of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, Public Law 113-235 (MPRA). MPRA generally permits a sponsor of a multiemployer defined benefit plan that is in critical and declining status to suspend certain benefits following the provision of specified notice, consideration of public comments, approval of an application for suspension, and satisfaction of other specified conditions (including a participant vote).