Rep. Neal Introduces DB Plan Relief Bill

2021-02-09T14:36:19-08:00February 9th, 2021|Categories: Pension Funding|Tags: |

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Massachusetts, has introduced the Emergency Pension Plan Relief Act of 2021 (EPPRA). The bill includes provisions designed to address the worsening multiemployer pension crisis. According to Neal, it is a standalone version of a provision from the House-passed Heroes Act. It also contains long-expected proposals for single-employer defined benefit (DB) plan funding relief. “The COVID-19 economic downturn has only worsened the multiemployer pension crisis and increased the urgency with which we must [...]