There is one summary for H.R.5546. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (10/25/2000)

Retirement Enhancement Revenue Act of 2000 - Title I: Public Employee Pension Plans - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to public employee pension plans, to set forth additional reporting and disclosure requirements and provide for the review of employee contribution changes by qualified review boards.

Title II: Pension Improvements - Requires 401(k) plans to be offered to all eligible employees and to meet minimum coverage requirements.

Makes other revisions concerning pension plans, including: (1) raising the contribution limit on simplified employee pensions; (2) increasing from the age of 70-and-one-half to age 75 the requirement to begin mandatory pension distributions; (3) repealing specified coordination requirements for deferred compensation plans of State and local governments and tax-exempt organizations; (4) permitting rollovers from and to various types of plans.

Title III: Additional Amendments - Makes additional revisions to pension provisions, including: (1) concerning cash-outs from section 457 plans (deferred compensation plans of State and local governments and tax-exempt organizations) to qualified plans; and (2) permitting loans from a pension plan for involuntarily separated employees for health insurance and job training expenses.

Title IV: General Provisions - Sets forth effective date provisions.