Mine Safety and Health Administration March 22, 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Criteria and Procedures for Proposed Assessment of Civil Penalties
Document Number: 07-1402
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This final rule revises MSHA's existing civil penalty assessment regulations and implements the civil penalty provisions of the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response (MINER) Act of 2006. This final rule will increase mine operator compliance with the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine Act), as amended by the MINER Act, and the agency's safety and health standards and regulations, thereby improving safety and health for miners.