This page includes the statute, regulations, agency guidance, and Federal Register documents applicable to private-sector defined benefit plans covered under title IV of ERISA.
View the current text of the law that established PBGC and its pension insurance programs in 1974.
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 29: Chapter XL - Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
Locate PBGC final and proposed rules, notices, and other materials published in the Federal Register on or after July 1, 1996.
Learn about the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (Pub. L. No. 109-280), which was signed into law on August 17, 2006, and provided for stronger pension funding rules, greater transparency, and a stronger pension insurance system.
Learn about PBGC’s plan for reviewing its regulations to cut down administrative burdens, streamline the filing of premiums and information, and make it easier for small businesses to comply with the agency’s regulations, and how you can submit comments on the plan or nominate rules to review.