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EEOC RIN: 3046-AA81 Publication ID: 2012 
Title: Revision of Race and Ethnicity Data Collection Method 
Abstract: The current rule permits employers to gather race and ethnicity data about employees by visual surveys of the workforce or from employment records. This rulemaking would propose to make employee self-identification the method for collecting race and ethnicity data on employees. 
Agency: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission(EEOC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1602.13   
Legal Authority: 42 USC 2000e-8(c)    42 USC 2000e-12(a)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  04/00/2013 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Organizations  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Thomas J. Schlageter
Assistant Legal Counsel, Office of Legal Counsel
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
131 M Street NE.,
Washington, DC 20507
Phone:202 663-4668
TDD Phone:202 663-7026
Fax:202 653-6034
Email: thomas.schlageter@eeoc.gov