[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 70 (Thursday, April 13, 2017)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 17765]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-07467]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

49 CFR Parts 209, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 
223, 224, 225, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234, 235, 236, 
237, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 270, and 272

[Docket No. FRA-2016-0021; Notice No. 3]
RIN 2130-AC59


Implementation of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation 
Adjustment Act Improvements Act for a Violation of a Federal Railroad 
Safety Law, Federal Railroad Administration Safety Regulation or Order, 
or the Hazardous Material Transportation Laws or Regulations, Orders, 
Special Permits, and Approvals Issued Under Those Laws

AGENCY: Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Department of 
Transportation.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: On July 1, 2016, FRA published two interim final rules to 
comply with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 
1990, as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment 
Act Improvements Act of 2015. FRA received no comments in response to 
the interim final rules. This document confirms the July 1, 2016, 
interim final rules will not be changed and the effective date is 
August 1, 2016.

DATES: This final rule is effective April 13, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Veronica Chittim, Trial Attorney, 
Office of Chief Counsel, FRA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Mail Stop 10, 
Washington, DC 20590 (telephone 202-493-0273), 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Because FRA received no comments on its 
interim final rules published July 1, 2016, we are making no changes to 
the rules and the effective date is August 1, 2016. For regulatory 
analyses and notices associated with this action, please see the 
interim final rules published at 81 FR 43105 and 81 FR 43101.

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Accordingly, the interim final rules published at 81 FR 43105 and 81 FR 
43101 on July 1, 2016, are adopted as final without change.

Patrick T. Warren,
Executive Director.
[FR Doc. 2017-07467 Filed 4-12-17; 8:45 am]
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