[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 182 (Tuesday, September 21, 1999)]
[Page 51147]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-24522]



Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration

Working Group Exploring the Possibility of Using Surplus Pension 
Assets To Secure Retiree Health Benefits Advisory Council on Employee 
Welfare and Pension Benefits Plans; Notice of Meeting

    Pursuant to the authority contained in Section 512 of the Employee 
Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1142, a 
public meeting will be held Tuesday, October 5, 1999, of the Advisory 
Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans Working Group 
assigned to explore the possibility of using surplus pension assets to 
secure retiree health benefits.
    The session will take place in Room N-3437 A-B, U.S. Department of 
Labor Building, Second and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 
20210. The purpose of the open meeting, which will run from 1:00 p.m. 
to approximately 3:30 p.m., is for working group members to formulate 
recommendations for the committee's report, due for completion by the 
end of the Advisory Council year on November 14.
    Members of the Public are encouraged to file a written statement 
pertaining to the topic by submitting 20 copies on or before September 
28, 1999, to Sharon Morrissey, Executive Secretary, ERISA Advisory 
Council, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-5677, 200 Constitution 
Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20210. Individuals or representatives of 
organizations wishing to address the Working Group should forward their 
request to the Executive Secretary or telephone (202) 219-8753. Oral 
presentations will be limited to 10 minutes, but an extended statement 
may be submitted for the record. Individuals with disabilities, who 
need special accommodations, should contact Sharon Morrissey by 
September 28, at the address indicated in this notice.
    Organizations or individuals may also submit statements for the 
record without testifying. Twenty (20) copies of such statements should 
be sent to the Executive Secretary of the Advisory Council at the above 
address. Papers will be accepted and included in the record of the 
meeting if received on or before September 28.

    Signed at Washington, D.C. this 15th day of September 1999.
Richard McGahey,
Assistant Secretary, Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration.
[FR Doc. 99-24522 Filed 9-20-99; 8:45 am]