Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Energy
Department of Energy
Certification Requirements for Mineral Miners [4 VAC 25 ‑ 35]
Review 694
Periodic Review of this Chapter
Includes a Small Business Impact Review
Date Filed: 8/30/2000
Notice of Periodic Review
Pursuant to Executive Order Number 25 (98), the Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy is currently reviewing the Certification Requirements for Mineral Miners (4 VAC 25-35) 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 a regulatory work group to review the regulation after receipt of comments in response to this notice.

Contact: Conrad Spangler, Director, Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, Division of Mineral Mining, Fontaine Research Park, 900 Natural Resources Drive, PO Box 3727, Charlottesville, VA 22903-00667, telephone 434-951-6310, FAX 434-951-6325
Publication of Notice in the Register and Public Comment Period
Published in the Virginia Register on 9/10/2001
Comment Period begins on the publication date and ended on 10/1/2001

Comments Received: 0

Review Result
Amend the regulation
TH-07 Periodic Review Report of Findings   (not yet submitted)
Action Implementing the Result
Action ID #1016: Amend the Certification Requirements for Mineral Miners (4 VAC 25-35) to incorporate 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