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DOL/EBSA RIN: 1210-AC10 Publication ID: Fall 2022 
Title: Pooled Employer Plans 

Section 101 of the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (SECURE Act) amended the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to include a pooled employer plan as a type of single employer pension benefit plan, and granted the Secretary authority to issue such guidance as the Secretary determines appropriate to carry out the purposes of the new provisions.  This action will explore the need for regulatory or other guidance regarding implementation of the ERISA amendments in section 101 of the SECURE Act.  The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration intends to start by consulting with a diverse set of stakeholders, including employers and employees and their representatives and retirement plan service and investment providers, to explore areas where regulatory or other guidance would facilitate establishment and operation of pooled employer plans.

Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: Pub. L. 116-94, sec. 101, Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019    29 U.S.C. 1002(2)    29 U.S.C. 1002(43)    29 U.S.C. 1002(44)    29 U.S.C. 1135    29 U.S.C. 1106 and 1108    ...   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Stakeholders Meetings  03/00/2023 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jeffrey J. Turner
Deputy Director, Office of Regulations and Interpretations
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