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Guidance Document Database
The documents listed below are PBGC’s guidance documents, as defined by EO 13891, sec. 2(b), see Federal Register Notice. The contents of these documents do not have the force and effect of law, unless expressly authorized by statute or incorporated into a contract, and are not meant to bind the public in any way. These documents are intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies. PBGC will only cite, use, or rely on any guidance that is not posted in this database to establish historical facts.
If you would like to request the withdrawal or modification of an existing guidance document, please submit your request, including your contact information, to the General Counsel at GuidanceComments@pbgc.gov or at Regulatory Affairs Division, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Office of the General Counsel, 1200 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005–4026.
|Title||Issuance Date||Agency Identifier||Topics||Summary||Posted Date|
|Qualified Domestic Relations Orders and PBGC||2-1-2019||PBGC Web 011||Domestic Relations Orders||General information on submitting domestic relations orders to PBGC after PBGC becomes trustee of a terminated pension plan and the procedures PBGC follows to determine whether an order is a qualified domestic relations order||2-28-2020|
|Risk Mitigation & Early Warning Program||12-6-2019||PBGC Web 004||Risk Mitigation, Early Warning||Provides information about PBGC’s review of corporate transactions or events that may pose an increased risk to single-employer pension plans.||2-28-2020|
|COVID-19-Related Single-Employer Plan Sponsors and Administrators Questions and Answers||7-15-2020||PBGC Web 016||Reportable events, Premiums, Termination, Early Warning||Answers questions related to plan sponsor obligations and PBGC operations in light of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the COVID-19 pandemic.||7-20-2020|