Publication Date: February 1, 2019

Posted Date: February 12, 2019

Subject: Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties for Inflation

FR Type: Notice

Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalties for Inflation in PDF Format, 224KB, 4 Pages


[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 22 (Friday, February 1, 2019)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 971-974]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-00670]

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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

34 CFR Parts 36 and 668

[Docket ID ED-2019-OGC-0004]
RIN 1801-AA18


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 
2019 annual inflation adjustments being made to the penalty amounts in 
the Department's final regulations published in the Federal Register on 
January 16, 2018 (2018 final rule).

DATES: These regulations are effective February 1, 2019. The adjusted 
CMPs established by these regulations are applicable only to civil 
penalties assessed after February 1, 2019 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.levon.schlichter@ed.gov.

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