To ensure compliance with the provisions of this subchapter, or any regulation or order issued under this subchapter, the Secretary shall have, subject to subsection (c) of this section, the investigative authority provided under section
211(a) of this title.
(b) Obligation to keep and preserve records
Any employer shall make, keep, and preserve records pertaining to compliance with this subchapter in accordance with section
211(c) of this title and in accordance with regulations issued by the Secretary.
(c) Required submissions generally limited to annual basis
The Secretary shall not under the authority of this section require any employer or any plan, fund, or program to submit to the Secretary any books or records more than once during any 12-month period, unless the Secretary has reasonable cause to believe there may exist a violation of this subchapter or any regulation or order issued pursuant to this subchapter, or is investigating a charge pursuant to section
2617(b) of this title.
(d) Subpoena powers
For the purposes of any investigation provided for in this section, the Secretary shall have the subpoena authority provided for under section
209 of this title.
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