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 / Stage 7897
Fast-Track Stage  
red ball Proposed Text 9/5/2017  12:45 pm  
pdf Agency Background Document 4/7/2017    
pdf Attorney General Certification 4/14/2017    
pdf DPB Economic Impact Analysis 6/1/2017    
pdf Agency Response to EIA 8/7/2017    
red ball Governor's Review Memo 8/4/2017   

Attorney General Review Submitted to OAG: 4/7/2017
Review Completed: 4/14/2017
Result: Certified
DPB Review
Submitted on 4/24/2017
Review Completed: 6/1/2017
Secretary Review Secretary of Commerce and Trade Review Completed: 7/13/2017
Governor's Review Governor Review Completed: 8/4/2017
Result: Approved
Virginia Registrar Submitted on 8/7/2017
The Virginia Register of Regulations
Publication Date: 9/4/2017    Volume: 34  Issue: 1
Comment Period Ended 10/4/2017
Effective Date 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:
Telephone: (804)692-3212    FAX: (804)692-3237    TDD: (800)828-1120
This person is the primary contact for this board.


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Action 4793:
Clarifying amendments regarding underground and surface mine certifications
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage Type Status
Fast-Track   (7897) Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/19/2017.
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