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"Administrative Rulemaking, Guidance, and Enforcement Procedures" is a final rule, issued on December 3, 2019, that sets forth a comprehensive revision and update of the Department's regulations on rulemaking procedures. It also establishes regulations related to guidance documents and enforcement actions.

DOT's Guidance Portal per Executive Order 3891  is a searchable, indexed database that contains or links to all guidance documents that are in effect today and have been issued by DOT and its operating administrations. The guidance documents contained herein lack the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way and are intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies. 

Last updated: Thursday, February 27, 2020