The director shall, by December 31, 2013, report to the
Legislature and Governor on the need for revisions in the state's
underground mine safety enforcement procedures. The director shall
initiate the study using appropriate academic resources and mining
safety organizations to conduct a program review of state
enforcement procedures to evaluate what reforms will assure that
mining operations follow state mandated safety protocols. The
report shall include recommended legislation, rules and policies,
consider various options for improving inspections, accountability
and equitable and timely administrative procedures that cause
remediation of hazardous working conditions.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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