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[REPEALED] Public Participation Guidelines [4 VAC 25 ‑ 10]
Guidance Documents   Periodic Reviews
Chapter Information
Description This regulation governs how the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, the Board of Coal Mining Examiners, the Board of Mineral Mining Examiners and the Virginia Gas and Oil Board will: (i) respond to petitions for rulemaking; (ii) maintain a regulatory mailing list; (iii) notify and include interested persons in the regulatory development process; and (iv) comply with the requirements for adopting regulations in the Administrative Process Act.
State Authority :9-6.14 D7.1. , ,45.1-161.3 ,45.1-361.15 C45.1-161.28. and :45.1-161.292 19
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To ensure a level of citizen and industry involvement in the regulatory actions taken by DMME and its boards.
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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: mike.skiffington@dmme.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)692-3212    FAX: (804)692-3237    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Adoption of Model Public Participation Guidelines (PPGs) Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 12/25/2008.
Designation of "agency secretary" for purpose of appeal Final Not yet submitted to Attorney General for certification.
Amend the Public Participation Guidelines to incorporate Administrative Process Act and executive order changes as a result of the periodic review. Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/26/2004.