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DOT/FRA RIN: 2130-AC11 Publication ID: Spring 2015 
Title: Risk Reduction Program 

This rulemaking would consider appropriate contents for Risk Reduction Programs and how they should be implemented and reviewed by FRA.

Agency: Department of Transportation(DOT)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 49 CFR 237   
Legal Authority: Pub. L. no. 110-432, div. A, 122 Stat. 4848 et seq.    Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008    sec. 103, 49 U.S.C. 20156 "Railroad Safety Risk Reduction Program"   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  Final Rule  10/16/2012 
Action Date FR Cite
ANPRM  12/08/2010  75 FR 76345   
ANPRM Comment Period End  02/07/2011 
NPRM  02/27/2015  80 FR 10950   
NPRM Comment Period End  04/28/2015 
Final Rule  03/00/2016 
Additional Information: SB - N, IC - N, SLT - N A comment on this rulemaking was received during the RRR process. Following publication of an ANPRM, hearings were held on July 19, 2011 (Chicago, IL), and July 21, 2011 (Washington, DC).
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Kathryn Gresham
Trial Attorney
Department of Transportation
Federal Railroad Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE,
Washington, DC 20590
Phone:202 493-6063