[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 23 (Friday, February 3, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 5442]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-2499]



Internal Revenue Service

26 CFR Part 1

RIN 1545-BG43

Determination of Governmental Plan Status

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of public hearing on advanced notice of proposed 


SUMMARY: This document announces a public hearing on an advance notice 
of proposed rulemaking, (REG-157714-06) relating to the determination 
of governmental plans. This notice supersedes the notice of public 
hearing published in the Federal Register on Monday, January 23, 2012 
(77 FR 3202) that announced a public hearing for June 5, 2012. This 
notice also extends the comment period for the submission of public 

DATES: The public hearing is scheduled for Monday, July 9, 2012, at 10 
a.m. in the auditorium of the Internal Revenue Building. The IRS must 
receive outlines of the topics to be discussed at the public hearing by 
June 18, 2012.

ADDRESSES: The public hearing is being held in the Internal Revenue 
Building, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC. Due to building 
security procedures, visitors must enter at the Constitution Avenue 
entrance. In addition, all visitors must present photo identification 
to enter the building.
    Mail outlines to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-157714-06), Room 5205, Internal 
Revenue Service, POB 7604, Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044. 
Submissions may be hand-delivered Monday through Friday between the 
hours of 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-157714-06), Couriers 
Desk, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC or sent electronically via the Federal eRulemaking 
Portal at www.regulations.gov (REG-157714-06).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Concerning the proposed regulations, 
Pamela Kinard at (202) 622-6060, and regarding the submission of public 
comments and the public hearing, Ms. Oluwafunmilayo (Funmi) Taylor, at 
(202) 622-7180, (not toll-free numbers).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject of the public hearing is the 
advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (REG-157714-06) that was 
published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 (76 FR 
    The rules of 26 CFR 601.601(a)(3) apply to the hearing. A period of 
10 minutes is allotted to each person for presenting oral comments. 
After the deadline has passed, persons who have submitted written 
comments and wish to present oral comments at the hearing must submit 
an outline of the topics to be discussed and the amount of time to be 
devoted to each topic (a signed original and four copies) by June 18, 
    The IRS will prepare an agenda containing the schedule of speakers. 
Copies of the agenda will be made available free of charge at the 
hearing. Because of access restrictions, the IRS will not admit 
visitors beyond the immediate entrance area more than 30 minutes before 
the hearing. For information about having your name placed on the 
building access list to attend the hearing, see the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document.

 Guy R. Traynor,
Federal Register Liaison, Legal Processing Division, Publications and 
Regulations Branch, Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and 
[FR Doc. 2012-2499 Filed 2-2-12; 8:45 am]