Fees for Testing, Evaluation, and Approval of Mining Products
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is using new authority to collect fees for services performed under 30 CFR parts 6 through 36. Section 1503 of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2013 (Pub. L. 113-6) contains new authority for 30 CFR part 5, Fees for testing, evaluation, and approval of mining products; it allows MSHA to collect fees up to $2,499,000 for the testing, evaluation, and approval of certain mining equipment. MSHA is continuing to collect these fees for 2013 as calculated according to existing 30 CFR part 5.