(a) Transfer of assets from 1950 UMWA Pension Plan
(1) In general
From the funds reserved under paragraph (2), the board of trustees of the 1950 UMWA Pension Plan shall transfer to the Combined Fund—
(A)$70,000,000 on February 1, 1993,
(B)$70,000,000 on October 1, 1993, and
(C)$70,000,000 on October 1, 1994.
Immediately upon the enactment date, the board of trustees of the 1950 UMWA Pension Plan shall segregate $210,000,000 from the general assets of the plan. Such funds shall be held in the plan until disbursed pursuant to paragraph (1). Any interest on such funds shall be deposited into the general assets of the 1950 UMWA Pension Plan.
(3) Use of funds
Amounts transferred to the Combined Fund under paragraph (1) shall—
(A)in the case of the transfer on February 1, 1993, be used to proportionately reduce the premium of each assigned operator under section
9704(a) for the plan year of the Fund beginning February 1, 1993, and
(B)in the case of any other such transfer, be used to proportionately reduce the unassigned beneficiary premium under section
9704(a)(3) and the death benefit premium under section 9704(a)(2) of each assigned operator for the plan year in which transferred and for any subsequent plan year in which such funds remain available.
Such funds may not be used to pay any amounts required to be paid by the 1988 agreement operators under section
(4) Tax treatment; validity of transfer
(A) No deduction
No deduction shall be allowed under this title with respect to any transfer pursuant to paragraph (1), but such transfer shall not adversely affect the deductibility (under applicable provisions of this title) of contributions previously made by employers, or amounts hereafter contributed by employers, to the 1950 UMWA Pension Plan, the 1950 UMWA Benefit Plan, the 1974 UMWA Pension Plan, the 1974 UMWA Benefit Plan, the 1992 UMWA Benefit Plan, or the Combined Fund.
(B) Other tax provisions
Any transfer pursuant to paragraph (1)—
(i)shall not be treated as an employer reversion from a qualified plan for purposes of section
(ii)shall not be includible in the gross income of any employer maintaining the 1950 UMWA Pension Plan.
(5) Treatment of transfer
Any transfer pursuant to paragraph (1) shall not be deemed to violate, or to be prohibited by, any provision of law, or to cause the settlors, joint board of trustees, employers or any related person to incur or be subject to liability, taxes, fines, or penalties of any kind whatsoever.
(1) In general
The Combined Fund shall include any amount transferred to the Fund under subsections (h) and (i) ofsection
402 of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (30 U.S.C. 1232(h)).
(2) Use of funds
Any amount transferred under paragraph (1) for any fiscal year shall be used to pay benefits and administrative costs of beneficiaries of the Combined Fund or for such other purposes as are specifically provided in the Acts  described in paragraph (1).
2006—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 109–432, § 212(a)(1)(C), struck out “from abandoned mine reclamation fund” after “Transfers” in heading.
Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 109–432, § 212(a)(1)(A), substituted “subsections (h) and (i) ofsection
402” for “section
Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 109–432, § 212(a)(1)(B), reenacted heading without change and amended text of par. (2) generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “Any amount transferred under paragraph (1) for any fiscal year shall be used to proportionately reduce the unassigned beneficiary premium under section 9704(a)(3) of each assigned operator for the plan year in which transferred.”
Effective Date of 2006 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 109–432applicable to plan years of the Combined Fund beginning after Sept. 30, 2006, see section 212(a)(4) ofPub. L. 109–432, set out as a note under section
9704 of this title.
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