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DOL/OS RIN: 1290-AA31 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Catch-Up Adjustments 

The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, enacted November 2, 2015, as section 701 of the Bipartisan Budget Act, updates the process by which agencies adjust applicable civil monetary penalties for inflation to retain the deterrent effect of those penalties. Agencies were required to make a catch-up adjustment for civil monetary penalties with the new penalty levels by publishing an Interim Final Rule by July 1, 2016, to take effect no later than August 1, 2016.

Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Other  Statutory  Interim Final Rule  07/01/2016 
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  07/01/2016  81 FR 43429   
Interim Final Rule Effective  07/01/2016 
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  07/15/2016 
Final Rule  01/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Pamela Peters
Department of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone:202 693-6468