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DOL/MSHA RIN: 1219-AB59 Publication ID: Spring 2008
Title: Safety Standards Regarding the Recommendations of the Technical Study Panel on the Utilization of Belt Air and the Composition and Fire Retardant Properties of Belt Materials in Underground Coal Minin
Abstract: The proposal will implement the recommendations of the Technical Study Panel for the Utilization of Belt Air and the Composition and Fire Retardant Properties of Belt Material in underground coal mining. The Secretary established the Panel in accordance with section 11 of the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response (MINER) Act of 2006. The Panel conducted an independent scientific engineering review and recommended the changes in this proposal in its December 20, 2007 report. The Secretary is required to propose regulations consistent with the recommendations of the Panel not later than June 20, 2008, and issue final rules not later than December 31, 2008 under the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2008.
Agency: Department of Labor(DOL) Priority: Other Significant
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage
Major: No Unfunded Mandates: No
CFR Citation: 30 CFR 6; 30 CFR 14; 30 CFR 48; 30 CFR 75 (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: Section101 of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act (PL 95-164)
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final Statutory sec 112(a)--Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 12/31/2008
NPRM Statutory sec 112(a)--Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008 06/20/2008
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM 06/00/2008
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No Government Levels Affected: None
Small Entities Affected: Businesses Federalism: No
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No
RIN Information URL: www.msha.gov/reginfo.htm Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No
Agency Contact:
Patricia W. Silvey
Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances
Department of Labor
Mine Safety and Health Administration
1100 Wilson Blvd., Room 2350,
Arlington, VA 22209-3939
Phone:202 693-9640
Fax:202 693-9441
Email: silvey.patricia@dol.gov