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Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
Regulations Governing the Use of Arbitration to Resolve Coalbed Methane Gas Ownership Disputes [4 VAC 25 ‑ 165]
New regulation to administer arbitration process for coalbed methane gas ...
Action 3346 / Stage 6515
Final Stage  
red ball Final Text 11/6/2013  10:05 am  
pdf Agency Statement (modified 4/22/2013)    
red ball Governor's Approval Memo 10/21/2013   

Changes to Text No changes have been made to the text since the proposed stage was last published in the Register.
Exempt from APA No, this stage/action is subject to article 2 of the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
DPB Review Submitted on 4/22/2013
Review Completed: 5/3/2013
DPB's policy memo is "Governor's Confidential Working Papers"
Secretary Review Secretary of Commerce and Trade Review Completed: 5/9/2013
Governor's Review Review Completed: 10/21/2013
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 10/22/2013
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 11/18/2013    Volume: 30  Issue: 6
Comment Period Ended 12/18/2013
Effective Date 12/19/2013
Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Skiffington  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
1100 Bank Street, 8th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3402
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)692-3212    FAX: (804)692-3237    TDD: (800)828-1120
This person is the primary contact for this board.

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Action 3346:
New regulation to administer arbitration process for coalbed methane gas ownership disputes
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Emergency/NOIRA   (5629) Stage complete. Emergency regulation expired on 12/19/2011.
Proposed   (5947) Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/21/2012.
Final   (6515) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/19/2013.
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