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DOI/OSMRE RIN: 1029-AC78 Publication ID: Spring 2020 
Title: Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustments  

Pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance, this rule adjusts for inflation the level of civil monetary penalties assessed under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA).

Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Routine and Frequent 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Fully or Partially Exempt 
CFR Citation: 30 CFR 723    30 CFR 724    30 CFR 845    30 CFR 846   
Legal Authority: Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory    01/15/2020 

Overall Description of Deadline: This law requires OSMRE to publish this final rule annually.

Action Date FR Cite
Final Action  06/00/2020 
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:
Khalia Boyd
Regulatory Analyst
Department of the Interior
Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
1951 Constitution Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20240
Phone:202 208-2823