29 CFR 4203.5 - PBGC action on requests.
(a) General. The PBGC shall approve a plan amendment providing for the application of special complete or partial withdrawal liability rules upon a determination by the PBGC that the plan amendment -
(1) Will apply only to an industry that has characteristics that would make use of the special withdrawal rules appropriate; and
(2) Will not pose a significant risk to the insurance system.
(b) Notice of pendency of request. As soon as practicable after receiving a request for approval of a plan amendment containing all the information required under § 4203.4, the PBGC shall publish a notice of the pendency of the request in the Federal Register. The notice shall contain a summary of the request and invite interested persons to submit written comments to the PBGC concerning the request. The notice will normally provide for a comment period of 45 days.
(c) PBGC decision on request. After the close of the comment period, PBGC shall issue its decision in writing on the request for approval of a plan amendment. Notice of the decision shall be published in the Federal Register.