Publication Date: January 14, 2020

Posted Date: January 14, 2020

Subject: Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties for Inflation

FR Type: Notice

Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties for Inflation in PDF Format, 308KB, 4 Pages



[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 9 (Tuesday, January 14, 2020)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 2033-2036]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-00413]

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

34 CFR Parts 36 and 668

RIN 1801-AA20


Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties for Inflation

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Final regulations.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Education (Department) issues these final 
regulations to adjust the Department's civil monetary penalties (CMPs) 
for inflation. This adjustment is required by the Federal Civil 
Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (2015 Act), 
which amended the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 
1990 (Inflation Adjustment Act). These final regulations provide the 
2020 annual inflation adjustments being made to the penalty amounts in 
the Department's final regulations published in the Federal Register on 
February 1, 2019 (2019 final rule). This rule was previously reported 
as RIN 1801-AA19.

DATES: These regulations are effective January 14, 2020. The adjusted 
CMPs established by these regulations are applicable only to civil 
penalties assessed after January 14, 2020 whose associated violations 
occurred after November 2, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Levon Schlichter, U.S. Department of 
Education, Office of the General Counsel, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 
6E235, Washington, DC 20202-2241. Telephone: (202) 453-6387. Email: levon.schlichter@ed.gov.

If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text 
telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service, toll free, at 1-800-877-8339.

 

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