Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Energy
Department of Energy
Board of Coal Mining Examiners Certification Requirements [4 VAC 25 ‑ 20]
Clarifying amendments regarding underground and surface mine certifications
Action 4793
General Information
Action Summary The proposed amendments clarify distinctions between underground and surface mine certification regulations. The proposed amendments also remove or modify obsolete language in the regulations.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 4 VAC 25-20 Board of Coal Mining Examiners Certification Requirements Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  4 VAC 25 - 35 Certification Requirements for Mineral Miners Amend Existing Regulation
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005018]
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
7897 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/19/2017.
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.