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Laws and Regulations

PBGC's operations are governed by federal laws and PBGC-issued regulations, which cover how PBGC sets interest rates, reporting and notification requirements, and guarantee limits, among other issues.

  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) Title IV of ERISA contains statutes administered and enforced by PBGC. ERISA, as codified, may be found at the Legal Information Institute of the Cornell Law School. (Title IV provisions are codified in Subchapter III of Chapter 18, 29 U.S.C.).

  • Code of Federal Regulations Regulations that cover PBGC are found in Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 4000 - 4907. The regulations on this Web site have been updated through July 15, 2003.

  • Federal Register Documents PBGC publishes in the Federal Register documents affecting many of its operations and policies, including proposed and final regulations and notices.

  • Technical Updates PBGC provides technical guidance and other information on PBGC-related matters.

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