Surface Transportation Board November 15, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Policy Statement on Grant Stamp Procedure in Routine Director Orders
Document Number: 2011-29348
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-15
Agency: Surface Transportation Board, Department of Transportation
The Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) is issuing this policy statement to inform the public that, beginning on December 15, 2011, the Board will implement a grant stamp procedure for certain decisions issued by the Director of the Office of Proceedings (Director). The grant stamp will be used for decisions in uncontested, routine procedural matters delegated to the Director when no further explanation or discussion is necessary. This procedure is designed to better serve the public, to streamline Board processes, and to remove uncertainty.