U.S. Code of Federal Regulations
Regulations most recently checked for updates: Jun 10, 2023
§ 4003.31 - Who may request reconsideration.
Any person aggrieved by an initial determination of PBGC to which this subpart applies may request reconsideration of the initial determination.
§ 4003.32 - When to request reconsideration.
Except as provided in §§ 4003.4 and 4003.5, a request for reconsideration must be filed within 30 days after the date of the initial determination of which reconsideration is sought or, when administrative review includes a procedure in part 4903 of this chapter, by the date that is specified in PBGC's notice of the right to request review.
§ 4003.33 - Where to submit request for reconsideration.
A request for reconsideration must be submitted to the Director of the department within PBGC that issued the initial determination, except that a request for reconsideration of an initial determination described in § 4003.1(d)(2)(ii) must be submitted to the Director. See § 4000.4 of this chapter for information on where to file.
§ 4003.34 - Contents of request for reconsideration.
A request for reconsideration must—
(a) Be in writing;
(b) Be clearly designated as a request for reconsideration;
(c) Specifically explain why PBGC's determination is wrong and the result the requestor is seeking;
(d) Describe the relevant information the requestor believes is known by PBGC and summarize any other information that is relevant to the request for reconsideration; and
(e) Include copies of any documentation that supports the requestor's claim or assertions.
§ 4003.35 - Decision on request for reconsideration.
(a) Except as provided in paragraphs (a)(1) or (a)(2), final decisions on requests for reconsideration will be issued by the same department of PBGC that issued the initial determination, by an official whose level of authority in that department is higher than that of the person who issued the initial determination.
(1) When an initial determination is issued by a Director of a department, the Director of a department (or an official designated by the Director of a department) will issue the decision on request for reconsideration of an initial determination other than one described in § 4003.1(d)(2)(ii).
(2) The Director (or an official designated by the Director) will issue the decision on a request for reconsideration of an initial determination described in § 4003.1(d)(2)(ii).
(b) The decision on a request for reconsideration shall be in writing, specify the relief granted, if any, state the reason(s) for the decision, and state that the person has exhausted his or her administrative remedies.
(c) The decision on a request for reconsideration constitutes the final agency action by PBGC with respect to the initial determination that was the subject of the request for reconsideration and is binding on all persons who participated in the request for reconsideration.