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EBSA Press Release: ERISA Advisory Council To Hold Public Meetings In June [05/27/1997]

Archived News Release — Caution: Information may be out of date.

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The working groups of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans will hold public meetings on June 12 and 13 in Room N-5437 A&B, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

On June 12, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, the Working Group on Merits of Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit Plans with Emphasis on Small Business Concerns will meet. From 1 to 3:30 p.m. the Working Group on Employer Assets in ERISA Employer-Sponsored Plans will meet. Both groups will take testimony on their respective topics.

On June 13, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, the Working Group on Soft Dollar Arrangements and Commission Recapture will meet to continue taking testimony on topics of industry soft dollar and directed brokerage practices. Following the Soft Dollar Working Group meeting, the full council will meet from 1 to 3:30 p.m. to discuss the progress of the three working groups.

Individuals or organizations wishing to address the council should submit 20 copies of a written statement before June 6 to Sharon Morrissey, executive secretary, ERISA Advisory Council, U.S. Department of Labor, Suite N-5677, 200 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210. Oral presentations are limited to 10 minutes but witnesses may submit an extended statement for the record.

Members of the public who do not wish to testify may submit 20 copies of their statement to the above address. Individuals with disabilities who need special accommodations should also contact the department by June 6 at the address above.

The Advisory Council is a bipartisan group of 15 members appointed by the Secretary of Labor to represent a wide range of interests in the employee benefit area. The council advises and makes recommendations to the secretary on the administration of ERISA.

Archived News Release — Caution: Information may be out of date.

Employee Benefits Security Administration
May 27, 1997
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