H. B. 2267
(By Delegate Caputo)
[Introduced January 11, 2012
; referred to the
Committee on Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business then the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend and reenact §22A-2-16 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to requiring the superintendent or owner-operator of the mine to sign the fire boss record book each day along with the mine foreman.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
ARTICLE 2. UNDERGROUND MINES.
§22A-2-16. Examinations of reports of fire bosses.
The mine foreman and the superintendent or owner-operator of the mine shall, also each day, read carefully and countersign with ink or indelible pencil all reports entered in the record book of the fire bosses. and he The mine foreman shall supervise the fire boss or fire bosses, except as hereinafter provided in section twenty-one of this article.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to require the superintendent or owner-operator of the mine to sign the fire boss record book each day along with the mine foreman.
Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from the present law, and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.