National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities December 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Federal Civil Penalties Adjustments
Document Number: 2017-26733
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-12-12
Agency: National Endowment for the Arts, National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is adjusting the maximum civil monetary penalties that may be imposed for violations of the Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act (PFCRA) and the NEA's Restrictions on Lobbying to reflect the requirements of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act). The 2015 Act further amended the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (the Inflation Adjustment Act) to improve the effectiveness of civil monetary penalties and to maintain their deterrent effect. This final rule finalizes the catch-up inflation adjustment interim final rule required by the Inflation Adjustment Act.