Pursuant to the Authority contained in Section 512 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1142, a public meeting will be held Thursday, June 26, 2003, of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans Working Group assigned to study defined benefit plan funding and discount rate issues.
The session will take place in Room S-2322, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210. The purpose of the open meeting, which will run from 9:15 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m., is for working group members to hear testimony from witnesses about the appropriate discount rate for defined benefit plans, and related funding issues.
Members of the public are encouraged to file a written statement pertaining to the topic by submitting 20 copies before June 18, 2003 to Sharon Morrissey, Executive Secretary, ERISA Advisory Council, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-5677, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210. Individuals or representatives of organizations wishing to address the working group should contact the Executive Secretary by mail or call (202) 693-8668 before June 18. Oral presentations should be limited to 20 minutes, but an extended statement may be submitted for the record. Individuals with disabilities who need special accommodations should contact the Executive Secretary by mail or phone before June 18.
Organizations or individuals may also submit statements for the record without testifying. Twenty (20) copies of such statements should be sent to the Executive Secretary before June 18. Papers received after that date will not be included in the record of the meeting.Start Signature
Signed in Washington, DC, this 5th day of June, 2003.
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 03-14700 Filed 6-10-03; 8:45 am]
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