Date AnnouncedJan. 11, 2021
DOL issues both a direct final rule and an identical notice of proposed rulemaking that requires e-filing and makes e-service automatic for attorneys or representatives in proceedings before the Administrative Review Board (ARB). The rule is effective on February 25, 2021 unless significant adverse comment is received by February 10, 2021.
See Biden administration action below.View Policy Document View Policy Document
Effective Date of ChangeFeb. 25, 2021
Biden Administration ActionMarch 17, 2021
This Biden administration policy revokes in its entirety the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.
On March 17, 2021, DOL announced withdrawal of the NPRM that was issued concurrently with the direct final rule.2021.03.17 Withdrawal of Direct Final Rule on E-Filing