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Definitions of Broker and Bona Fide Agents

Notification of final regulatory guidance.

FMCSA issues final guidance, in response to a mandate in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to inform the public and regulated entities about FMCSA's interpretation of the definitions of "broker" and "bona fide agents" as it relates to all brokers of transportation by motor vehicle. FMCSA previously published a notice seeking public comment on the IIJA provision on June 9, 2022, and issued interim guidance on November 16, 2022. Today's notice makes updates to November 2022 guidance in response to the public comments the Agency received.

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