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Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez

DOL/EBSA

RIN: 1210-AB15

Publication ID: Fall 2010

Title: Time and Order of Issuance of Domestic Relations Orders

Abstract: Section 1001 of the Pension Protection Act of 2006, requires the Secretary of Labor to issue, not later than 1 year after the date of enactment, regulations clarifying certain issues relating to the timing and order of domestic relations orders under section 206(d)(3) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). This rule will provide guidance to plan administrators, service providers, participants, and alternate payees on the qualified domestic relations order requirements under ERISA.

Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)

Priority: Other Significant

RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda

Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions

Major: No

Unfunded Mandates: No

CFR Citation: 29 CFR 2530.206

Legal Authority: 29 USC 1056; ERISA sec 206(d)(3); PL 109-280, sec 1001, Pension Protection Act of 2006; 29 USC 1135; ERISA sec 505

Legal Deadline:

Action

Source

Description

Date

Final

Statutory

 

08/18/2007

Timetable:

Action

Date

FR Cite

Interim Final Rule

03/07/2007

72 FR 10070

Interim Final Rule Effective

04/06/2007

 

Interim Final Rule Comment Period End

05/07/2007

 

Final Action

06/10/2010

75 FR 32846

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: None

Small Entities Affected: No

Federalism: No

Included in the Regulatory Plan: No

RIN Data Printed in the FR: No

Agency Contact:
Susan Elizabeth Rees
Senior Pension Law Specialist
Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration
Room N5669, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., FP Building, Room N-5655,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone:202 693-8500
Fax:202 219-1791