Advance national program uniformity.
Meet contemporary needs.
Improve service to individuals and businesses.
Reduce administrative burden.
Make rule easier to understand.
Effective February 3, 2005 - Summary of Significant Changes
Purpose of Uniform Act - To provide fair, equitable and consistent treatment without disproportionate injury for persons being displaced as a result of a Federal or federally funded project
Only a 30 day period was given until the rule became effective - The action is not a significant regulatory action nor is it significant within the meaning of DOT regulatory policies and procedures. The final rule action updates and streamlines procedures and makes nominal adjustments to enhance service and payments.