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CFPB RIN: 3170-AA27 Publication ID: Spring 2014 
Title: Equal Access to Justice Act Implementation Rule 
Abstract: The Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) requires agencies that conduct adversary adjudications to award attorney fees and other litigation expenses to certain parties other than the United States in certain circumstances. EAJA also requires agencies that conduct adversary adjudications to establish procedures for the submission and consideration of applications for the award of fees and other expenses. On July 29, 2012, the CFPB published an interim final rule establishing such procedures. After consideration of comments, the CFPB finalized this rule on February 10, 2014. 
Agency: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau(CFPB)  Priority: Info./Admin./Other 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 12 CFR 1071   
Legal Authority: 5 USC 504   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  06/29/2012  77 FR 39117   
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  08/28/2012 
Final Rule  02/10/2014  79 FR 7569   
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
John Coleman
Legal Division
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Phone:202 435-7550