29 CFR 2520.104-27 - Alternative method of compliance for certain unfunded dues financed pension plans maintained by employee organizations.

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§ 2520.104-27 Alternative method of compliance for certain unfunded dues financed pension plans maintained by employee organizations.
(a) Scope. Under the authority of section 110 of the Act, a pension benefit plan that meets the requirements of paragraph (b) of this section is exempted from the provisions of the Act that require filing with the Secretary an annual report and furnishing a summary annual report to participants and beneficiaries receiving benefits. Such plans may use a simplified method of reporting and disclosure to comply with the requirement to furnish a summary plan description to participants and beneficiaries receiving benefits, as follows:
(1) In lieu of filing an annual report with the Secretary or distributing a summary annual report, a filing is made of Report Form LM-2 or LM-3, pursuant to the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA) and regulations thereunder, and
(2) In lieu of a summary plan description, the employee organization constitution or bylaws may be furnished in accordance with § 2520.104b-2 to participants and beneficiaries together with any supplement to such document necessary to meet the requirements of §§ 2520.102-2 and 2520.102-3.
(b) Application. This exemption is available only to pension benefit plans maintained by an employee organization, as that term is defined in section 3(4) of the Act, paid for out of the employee organization's general assets, which are derived wholly or partly from membership dues, and which cover employee organization members and their beneficiaries.
(c) Limitations. This exemption does not exempt the administrator from any other requirement of part 1 of title I of the Act.
[42 FR 37184, July 19, 1977, as amended at 67 FR 777, Jan. 7, 2002]

Title 29 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2015-02-02; vol. 80 # 21 - Monday, February 2, 2015
    1. 80 FR 5626 - Annual Funding Notice for Defined Benefit Plans
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      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Employee Benefits Security Administration
      Final rule.
      Effective date: March 4, 2015. Applicability date: The final rule is applicable to notices for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2015. Prior to this applicability date, however, plan administrators may elect to comply with the requirements of the final regulation and the Department of Labor, as a matter of enforcement, will consider such compliance as satisfying the requirements of section 101(f) of ERISA. This temporary enforcement policy does not address the rights or obligations of other parties.
      29 CFR Part 2520

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Title 29 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 29 CFR 2520 after this date.

  • 2015-02-02; vol. 80 # 21 - Monday, February 2, 2015
    1. 80 FR 5626 - Annual Funding Notice for Defined Benefit Plans
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Employee Benefits Security Administration
      Final rule.
      Effective date: March 4, 2015. Applicability date: The final rule is applicable to notices for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2015. Prior to this applicability date, however, plan administrators may elect to comply with the requirements of the final regulation and the Department of Labor, as a matter of enforcement, will consider such compliance as satisfying the requirements of section 101(f) of ERISA. This temporary enforcement policy does not address the rights or obligations of other parties.
      29 CFR Part 2520