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Chapter 22 A     Entire Code
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Chapter 22A  |  Article 22A - 12
WVC 22A- CHAPTER 22A. MINERS' HEALTH, SAFETY AND TRAINING.
ARTICLE 12 - UNDERGROUND ACCIDENT INVESTIGATIONS ARTICLE 12. UNDERGROUND ACCIDENT INVESTIGATIONS. WVC 22 A- 12 - 1 §22A-12-1. Report on enforcement procedures.

     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 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.


Recent legislation affecting the Code

Citation Year/Session Short Title
§22 A- 2 - 43 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 603
PASSED - Regular Session

SB603 SUB1 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Relating to testing for presence of methane in underground mines
§22 A- 1 A- 1 - (Amended Code)
SENATE BILL - 623
PASSED - Regular Session

SB623 SUB1 ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Requiring notification of certain substance abuse screening of mine personnel
§22 A- 11 - 2 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 2954
PASSED - Regular Session

HB2954 SUB ENR  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Requiring that members of the Mine Safety Technology Task Force are paid the same compensation as members of the Legislature
§22 A- 10 - 1 - (Amended Code)
HOUSE BILL - 4312
PASSED - Regular Session

HB4312 ENR SUB  (Uploaded - 03/25/2014)
Creating a certification for emergency medical technician-industrial
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.
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