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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 693
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 8/30/2000
Review Announcement
Pursuant to Executive Order Number 25 (98), the Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy is currently reviewing the Board of Coal Mine Examiners Certification Requirements to determine if they should be terminated, amended, or retained in their current form

The department seeks public comment regarding the essential need of the regulations to protect the health, safety, or welfare of citizens or for the efficient and economical importance of an important government function. The department seeks to consider less burdensome and intrusive alternatives to the regulations, specific and measurable goals that the regulations are intended to achieve, and whether the regulations are clearly written and easily understandable. The department will convene the Virginia Coal Mine Safety Board as the regulatory work group to review the regulation after receipt of comments in response to this notice.

Contact: Frank Linkous, Mine Chief, Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, Division of Mines, US Route 23 South, PO Drawer 900, Big Stone Gap, VA 24219, telephone 540-523-8224, FAX 540-523-8239
Publication Information and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 9/10/2001
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ends on 10/1/2001

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #1015: Amend the Board of Coal Mining Examiners Certification Requirements (4 VAC 25-20)to incorporate the Administrative Process Act and executive order changes as a result of the periodic review.
Attorney General Certification
Prior to early 2014, AG periodic review certifications were done off-line