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DOT/PHMSA RIN: 2137-AE96 Publication ID: 2012 
Title: ●Hazardous Materials: Penalty Action Guidelines Update 
Abstract: This rulemaking is in response to the enactment of MAP 21. Map 21 removes the minimum penalty amount for civil penalties, except the minimum penalty amount of $450 is retained for training violations. Further, it raises the maximum penalty amount for a knowing violation and a violation resulting in death, serious illness, or severe injury to any person or substantial destruction of property to $75,000 and $175,000, respectively. 
Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 107   
Legal Authority: 49 USC 5101 to 5108   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  08/00/2013 
Additional Information: HM-258
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Lad Falat
Director, Engineering and Research
Department of Transportation
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 366-4545
Email: lad.falat@dot.gov