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<nobr>Apr 15, 2005</nobr>

CQ Chronology Report (Pension Bills, 109th Congress)

S 219 -- National Employee Savings and Trust Equity Guarantee Act of 2005
Official Title: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to protect the retirement security of American workers by ensuring that pension assets are adequately diversified and by providing workers with adequate access to, and information about, their pension plans, and for other purposes.
S 601
Official Title: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include combat pay in determining an allowable contribution to an individual retirement plan.

S 608
Official Title: A bill to create an independent office in the Department of Labor to advocate on behalf of pension participants, and for other purposes.

S 685 -- Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Pilots Equitable Treatment Act
Official Title: A bill to amend Title IV of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, in the case of airline pilots who are required by regulation to retire at age 60, to compute the actuarial value of monthly benefits in the form of a life annuity commencing at age 60.

S 804
Official Title: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow certain coins to be acquired by individual retirement accounts and other individually directed pension plan accounts, and for other purposes.

HR 147 -- Social Security Fairness Act of 2005
Official Title: A bill to amend Title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions.

HR 195
Official Title: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the required beginning date for distributions from individual retirement plans and for distributions of elective deferrals under qualified cash or deferred arrangements.

HR 350
Official Title: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow certain individuals who have attained age 50 and who are unemployed to receive distributions from qualified retirement plans without incurring a 10 percent additional tax.

HR 621 -- Guardsmen and Reservists Financial Relief Act of 2005
Official Title: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow penalty-free withdrawals from retirement plans during the period that a military reservist or national guardsman is called to active duty for an extended period, and for other purposes.

HR 976 -- Long-Term Care Act of 2005
Official Title: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that distributions from an individual retirement plan, a section 401(k) plan, or a section 403(b) contract shall not be includible in gross income to the extent used to pay long-term care insurance premiums.

HR 1058 -- Employee Benefits Protection Act of 2005
Official Title: A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to ensure that employees are not improperly disqualified from benefits under pension plans and welfare plans based on the misclassification or reclassification of their status.

HR 1094
Official Title: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals who served in a combat zone as a member of the armed forces of the United States to make distributions from qualified retirement plans beginning at age 55 without being subject to the 10-percent additional tax for early withdrawal.

HR 1499 -- Heroes Earned Retirement Opportunities Act
Official Title: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a deduction to members of the armed forces serving in a combat zone for contributions to their individual retirement plans even if the compensation on which such contribution is based is excluded from gross income, and for other purposes.

HR 1508 -- 401(k) Automatic Enrollment Act of 2005
Official Title: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to facilitate automatic enrollment in 401(k) plans, and for related purposes.

H Res 134
Official Title: A resolution requesting the president to transmit to the House of Representatives certain information relating to plan assets and liabilities of single-employer pension plans.

H Res 215
Official Title: A resolution recognizing the need to move the nation's current health care delivery system toward a defined contribution system.


Source: Congressional Quarterly
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