Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act Information
Your Rights to Enforcement Fairness
Our objective is to ensure a fair regulatory enforcement environment. If you feel you have been treated unfairly or unprofessionally by a Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA) employee, you have the right to contact the Small Business Association National Ombudsman at 1-888-REG-FAIR (1-888-734-3247) or www.sba.gov/ombudsman regarding the fairness of the compliance and enforcement activities by this agency.
Policy Against Retaliation
The Department of Transportation strictly forbids retaliatory acts by its employees. As such, you should feel confident that you will not be penalized for expressing your concerns about compliance and enforcement activities.