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[April 24, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 78)]
[Unified Agenda]
[Page 22921]

Department of Labor (DOL)
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
Proposed Rule Stage


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1961. CRITERIA AND PROCEDURES FOR PROPOSED ASSESSMENT OF CIVIL PENALTIES

Priority: Other Significant. Major under 5 USC 801.

Legal Authority: 30 USC 815; 30 US 820; 30 USC 957

CFR Citation: 30 CFR 100

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: MSHA will initiate rulemaking to revise the process for assessing proposed civil monetary penalties and to increase the amounts of the proposed penalties. Updating these regulations will strengthen incentives for compliance.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            08/00/06


Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined

Small Entities Affected: Businesses

Government Levels Affected: Undetermined

Agency Contact: Patricia W. Silvey, Acting Director, Office of
Standards, Regulations, and Variances, Department of Labor, Mine Safety
and Health Administration, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2349, Arlington,
VA 22209-3939
Phone: 202 693-9440
Fax: 202 693-9441
Email: silvey.patricia@dol.gov

RIN: 1219-AB51

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