FEDERAL MEDICAL LEGISLATION
First Session, 85th Congress
Welfare and Pension Plans Disclosure
This bill was submitted by Senators Douglas ( D., Ill.), Kennedy (D., Mass.), Ives (R., N. Y.), and Murray ( D., Mont. ). All are members of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare except Senator Douglas, who was a member of the committee last year. This bill was introduced on nearly the last day of the session and presumably represents the thinking of most of the members of the labor and public welfare subcommittee who held hearings on the welfare and pension plans during the past year. They seek to make certain information public concerning all union and management pension, healthwelfare type plans for the benefit of the employees.Both registration and annual reports would be required of those in charge of the plans and would be submitted to the Secretary of Labor. Plans covering fewer than 100 employees could
ORGANIZATION SECTION. JAMA. 1957;165(10):1281–1283. doi:10.1001/jama.1957.02980280055013
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