This excerpt taken from the DTV 10-K filed Mar 1, 2005.
Selection, Enrollment, Eligibility
Eligibility; Commencement of Participation. Provided an Employee selected to participate in the Plan has met all enrollment requirements set forth in this Plan and
required by the Committee, including returning all required documents to the Committee within the specified time period, that Employee shall commence participation in the Plan on the day the Employee completes all enrollment requirements. If an
Employee fails to meet all such requirements within the period required, in accordance with Section 2.2, that Employee shall not be eligible to participate in the Plan until the first day of the Plan Year following the delivery to and acceptance by
the Committee of the required documents.
Enrollment Requirements. As a condition to participation, each selected Employee shall complete, execute and return to the Committee an Election Form, a Plan Agreement
and any additional forms deemed necessary by the Committee, all within 30 days after he or she is selected to participate in the Plan. In addition, the Committee shall establish from time to time such other enrollment requirements as it determines
in its sole discretion are necessary.
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Hughes Electronics Corporation
Executive Deferred Compensation Plan
Master Plan Document
Selection. Participation in the Plan shall be limited to a select group of management or highly compensated Employees of the Employers, as determined by the CEO of the
Company in his or her sole discretion. From that group, the CEO of the Company shall select, in his or her sole discretion, Employees to participate in the Plan.
Termination of Participation and/or Deferrals. If the CEO of the Company determines that a Participant shall no longer be permitted to participate, the CEO shall have
the right, in his or her sole discretion, to (i) terminate any deferral election the Participant has made for the remainder of the Plan Year in which the Participants membership status changes, (ii) prevent the Participant from making future
deferral elections and/or (iii) immediately distribute the Participants then Account Balance as a Termination Benefit and terminate the Participants participation in the Plan.