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NRC RIN: 3150-AJ82 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: ●Adjustment of Civil Penalties for Inflation for FY 2017 [NRC-2016-0165] 
Abstract:

Pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission must adjust for inflation its civil monetary penalties every year no later than January 15, in accordance with a statutory formula linked to the Consumer Price Index.  These adjustments are rounded to the nearest dollar and the agency does not have discretion to alter the amount of adjustment.  The agency will conduct this rulemaking annually such that adjustments are effective no later than January 15. 

 
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission(NRC)  Priority: Info./Admin./Other 
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: 10 CFR 2    10 CFR 13   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 2201    42 U.S.C. 5841   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory    01/15/2017 

Overall Description of Deadline: Pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission must adjust for inflation its civil monetary penalties every year no later than January 15.

Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  01/00/2017 
Additional Information: Civil penalty inflation adjustment rulemakings will be based on Consumer Price Index data that becomes available each year in November. As provided by law, given that they are nondiscretionary, they will be published as final rules without prior opportunity for notice and comment.
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Eric Michel
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Office of the General Counsel,
Washington, DC 20555-0001
Phone:301 287-3704
Email: eric.michel2@nrc.gov