Securities and Exchange Commission December 28, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Mine Safety Disclosure
Document Number: 2011-33148
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-12-28
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
We are adopting amendments to our rules to implement Section 1503 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Section 1503(a) of the Act requires issuers that are operators, or that have a subsidiary that is an operator, of a coal or other mine to disclose in their periodic reports filed with the Commission information regarding specified health and safety violations, orders and citations, related assessments and legal actions, and mining- related fatalities. Section 1503(b) of the Act mandates the filing of a Form 8-K disclosing the receipt of certain orders and notices from the Mine Safety and Health Administration.