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DOC/EDA RIN: 0610-AA79 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Amendment of Regulation Describing Infrastructure Under PWEDA 
Abstract: EDA is amending the regulation located at 13 CFR 301.11 that generally describes that EDA may fund both construction and non-construction (e.g., business support services) infrastructure necessary to meet a region's economic development needs and goals. EDA plans to amend the regulation to eliminate the list of examples that is provided in this regulation to provide more flexibility to adapt to new types of innovative infrastructure developed in response to changing economic circumstances (e.g., broadband). Further, a list of examples of the types of infrastructure EDA may fund is more appropriately communicated to potential applicants through an EDA Notice of Funds Opportunity rather than regulation. 
Agency: Department of Commerce(DOC)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Deregulatory 
CFR Citation: 13 CFR 301   
Legal Authority: 15 U.S.C. 3701    Department of Commerce Department Organization Order 10-4   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  11/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jeffrey Roberson
Deputy Chief Counsel
Department of Commerce
Economic Development Administration
1401 Constitution Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20230
Phone:202 482-1315