U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Oct 03, 2022

§ 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.

[61 FR 34012, July 1, 1996, as amended at 73 FR 38120, July 3, 2008; 85 FR 10284, Feb. 24, 2020]