[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 182 (Tuesday, September 21, 1999)]
[Page 51147]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-24523]



Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration

Working Group Studying Issues Surrounding the Trend in the 
Defined Benefit Plan Market With a Focus on Employer-Sponsored Hybrid 
Plans Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefits Plans; 
Notice of Meeting

    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 on Wednesday, October 6, 1999, of the 
Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans Working 
Group assigned to study issues surrounding trends in the defined 
benefit market with a focus on employer-sponsored hybrid plans.
    The purpose of the open meeting, which will run from 9:00 a.m. to 
approximately 1:00 p.m. in Room N-3427 A-B, U.S. Department of Labor 
Building, Second and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210, is 
for working group members to conclude taking testimony on account 
balance plans and to begin drafting its report for the Secretary of 
    Members of the public are encouraged to file a written statement 
pertaining to the topic by submitting 20 copies on or before September 
28, 1999, 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 forward their 
request to the Executive Secretary or telephone (202) 219-8753. Oral 
presentations will be limited to 10 minutes, but an extended statement 
may be submitted for the record. Individuals with disabilities, who 
need special accommodations, should contact Sharon Morrissey by 
September 28, at the address indicated in this notice.
    Organizations or individuals also may submit statements for the 
record without testifying. Twenty (20) copies of such statements should 
be sent to the executive Secretary of the Advisory Council at the above 
address. Papers will be accepted and included in the record of the 
meeting if received on or before September 28.

    Signed at Washington, DC this 15th day of September, 1999.
Richard McGahey,
Assistant Secretary, Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration.
[FR Doc. 99-24523 Filed 9-20-99; 8:45 am]