The following terms are defined in § 4001.2 of this chapter: benefit liabilities, Code, contributing sponsor, ERISA, fair market value, insurer, irrevocable commitment, mandatory employee contributions, multiemployer plan, notice of intent to terminate, PBGC, plan administrator, plan, plan year, and single-employer plan.
In addition, for purposes of this part:
New plan means a plan that did not exist before. the premium payment year and includes a plan resulting from a consolidation or spinoff. A plan that meets this definition is considered to be a new plan even if the plan constitutes a successor plan within the meaning of section 4021(a) of ERISA.
Newly-covered plan means a plan that is not a new plan and that was not covered by title IV of ERISA immediately prior to the premium payment year.
Participant has the meaning described in § 4006.6.
Participant count of a plan for a plan year means the number of participants in the plan on the participant count date of the plan for the plan year.
Participant count date of a plan for a plan year means the date provided for in § 4006.5(c), (d), or (e) as applicable.
Premium funding target has the meaning described in § 4006.4(b)(1).
Premium payment year means the plan year for which the premium is being paid.
Short plan year means a plan year of coverage that is shorter than a normal plan year.
UVB valuation date of a plan for a plan year means the plan's funding valuation date for the plan year determined in accordance with ERISA section 303(g)(2).
[61 FR 34016, July 1, 1996, as amended at 65 FR 75163, Dec. 1, 2000; 73 FR 15074, Mar. 21, 2008]