Pension plan cost control (21 - 26 of 26 items)
Premium Requirements of the Single Employer Pension Insurance Program
127200: Jun 19, 1985
Testimony was given on GAO views of the financial condition of the single employer pension insurance program and a presidential budget request that the current rate for each participant be increased to $7.50 retroactive to January 1, 1985. The Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) administers the self-financing program which finances insurance claims for guaranteed benefits not funded by spo...
Comments on the Economic Implications of the Proposed Florio Amendment to the Nondiscrimination in Insurance Act
OCE-84-6: Published: Sep 27, 1984. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1984.
GAO was asked to analyze a substitute to H.R. 100, proposed legislation which would prohibit distinctions based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in the marketing and pricing of insurance and pension contracts. The bill would have required that: (1) sex-distinct premiums and benefits in the contracts be equalized; and (2) no one's benefits be reduced as part of the equalization pro...
Economic Implications of the Fair Insurance Practices Act
OCE-84-1: Published: Apr 6, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 6, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the economic implications of the proposed Fair Insurance Practices Act. Specifically, GAO reviewed: (1) how cost considerations vary by type of insurance; and (2) the effect that unfunded liabilities in pension plans would have on the ability of pension plans to meet the minimum funding requirements of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act...
Funding of State and Local Government Pension Plans and Need for Congress To Closely Monitor Such Plans
113434: Sep 30, 1980
State and local government pension plans will not be able to meet obligations from current income if current benefit and financing provisions are continued. The few fully funded plans should remain in good shape, but the numerous poorly funded plans can expect financial difficulty in this century. The plans are generally prepared in accordance with recognized actuarial procedures. Of the 72 State...
Funding of State and Local Government Pension Plans
112161: Apr 21, 1980
Congress has long been concerned about the condition of State and local government pension plans. Almost all public pension plans have unfunded accrued liabilities and will continue to have such liabilities for many years. To investigate the potential financial impact of pension funding reform, the funding of 72 pension plans administered by 8 States and 26 local governments within those States we...
Investment Policies, Practices, and Performance of Federal Retirement Systems
FPCD-79-17: Published: Aug 31, 1979. Publicly Released: Aug 31, 1979.
Because of the importance of investment earnings to retirement system financing, a review was made of the investment policies and practices of six Federal retirement systems that invest funds. Four of the six retirement systems in the study were established by law. The retirement systems of the civil service, the Foreign Service, the judicial survivors, and the U.S. Tax Court are required by law t...