What You Need to Know
- President Joe Biden renominated ERISA attorney Lisa Gomez on Jan. 4. to lead the Employee Benefits Security Administration.
- Her nomination now moves to the full Senate.
- If confirmed, Gomez will be the point person on helping Labor shepherd a new fiduciary rule.
The Senate Health, Education Labor and Pensions Committee approved by a 12-9 vote Thursday the nomination of Lisa Gomez to head the Labor Department’s Employee Benefits Security Administration, the agency overseeing retirement plan rules.
Her nomination now moves to the full Senate.
President Joe Biden renominated ERISA attorney Gomez on Jan. 4.
On Dec. 2, the HELP Committee approved Gomez’s nomination by a by a 12-10 vote. However, her nomination was not taken up by the full Senate by year-end.