Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Energy
Department of Energy
Certification Requirements for Mineral Miners [4 VAC 25 ‑ 35]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amendments to reflect elimination of Board of Mineral Mining Examiners Ch 803 of 2012 Acts of Assemb
Action 3680
General Information
Action Summary The existing regulation sets out the certification process for mineral miners in the Commonwealth. The Board overseeing this process, the Board of Mineral Mining Examiners, was abolished by Chapter 803 of the 2012 Acts of Assembly. This action is necessary to reflect that the Board and its documents will no longer exist as of July 1, 2012 and its functions will be absorbed by the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4006(A)(4)(a)
RIS Project Yes  [003201]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6173 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/18/2012.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Michael Skiffington  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Department of Energy
1100 Bank Street, 8th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3402
Email Address:
Phone: (804)692-3212    FAX: (804)692-3237    TDD: (800)828-1120

This person is the primary contact for this board.