Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration: Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum in Domestic United States Airspace, GAO-04-311R, B-293394, December 9, 2003
B-293394, Dec 9, 2003
This is our report on a major rule promulgated by Department of Transportation (DOT). It was published in the Federal Register as a final rule on October 27. Whichever is later. 5 U.S.C. 801(a)(3)(A). The rule was published in the Federal Register on October 27. Was received by Congress on November 25. The rule does not have the required 60-day delay in its effective date. Our Office has been advised by DOT that a correction to the effective date allowing the 60-day delay will be published shortly in the Federal Register. Enclosed is our assessment of the DOT's compliance with the procedural steps required by section 801(a)(1)(B)(i) through (iv) of title 5 with respect to the rule. If you have any questions about this report.