WV SB132 | 2012 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 11 2012 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2012-01-11 - To Energy, Industry and Mining
Pending: Senate Energy, Industry and Mining Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to provide the Director of the Office of Miners Health, Safety and Training some discretion in determining the penalty to impose against operators who fail to provide immediate notice upon the occurrence of a mining accident and, in addition, to provide a longer period of time during which to report an accident.

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Allowing Director of Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training discretion when imposing certain penalties



2012-01-11 To Energy, Industry and Mining
2012-01-11 Introduced in Senate
2012-01-11 To Energy, Industry and Mining then Judiciary
2012-01-11 Filed for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB2807 (Similar To) 2012-01-11 - To House Energy, Industry and Labor, Economic Development and Small Business


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