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Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
Board of Coal Mining Examiners Certification Requirements [4 VAC 25 ‑ 20]
Review 1045
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 8/5/2011
Review Announcement
Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2.-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy is conducting a periodic review of VAC citation: 4 VAC 25-20, title of regulation: Board of Coal Mining Examiners Certification Requirements.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010) ( and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia (

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be terminated, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins August 29, 2011, and ends on September 20, 2011.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Name: Michael A. Skiffington, Title: Program Support Manager, Address: 1100 Bank Street, 8th Floor, City: Richmond, State: Virginia, Zip: 23219, Telephone: 804-692-3212, FAX: 804-692-3237, email address:

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of the periodic review will be posted on the Town Hall and published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.
Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 8/29/2011
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ends on 9/20/2011

Comments Received: 2

Review Result
Amend the regulation
Action Implementing the Result
Not yet specified
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line