Bill Text: WV HB4254 | 2022 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Repeal chapter of code relating to Miners' Health Safety and Training

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2022-01-19 - To House Energy and Manufacturing [HB4254 Detail]

Download: West_Virginia-2022-HB4254-Introduced.html

WEST VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE

2022 REGULAR SESSION

Introduced

House Bill 4254

By Delegates Burkhammer, Foster, Steele, Linville and Mandt

[Introduced January 19, 2022; Referred to the Committee on Energy and Manufacturing then Government Organization]

A BILL to repeal §22A-1-1 et seq., §22A-1A-1 et seq., §22A-2-1 et seq., §22A-2A-1 et seq., §22A-3-1 et seq., §22A-4-1 et seq., §22A-5-1 et seq., §22A-6-1 et seq., §22A-7-1 et seq., §22A-8-1 et seq., §22A-9-1 et seq., §22A-10-1 et seq., §22A-11-1 et seq., and §22A-12-1 et seq. of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to miners’ health, safety and training.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:


Chapter 22A. Miners’ Health, Safety and Training.

Article 1. Office of Miners’ health, safety and training: administration; enforcement.

§1. Repeal of article relating to the office of miners’ health, safety, and training; Administration; enforcement.

That §22A-1-1 through §22A-1-44 are repealed.

§2. Repeal of article relating to office of miners’ health, safety, and training; administration; substance abuse.


That §22A-1A-1 through §22A-1A-4 are repealed.

§3. Repeal of article relating to underground mines.


That §22A-2-1 through §22A-2-80 are repealed.

§4. Repeal of article relating to use of diesel-powered equipment in underground coal mines.


That §22A-2A-101 through §22A-2A-1001 are repealed.

§5. Repeal of article relating to underground clay mine.


That §22A-3-1 through §22A-3-3 are repealed.

§6. Repeal of article relating to open-pit mines, cement manufacturing plants and underground limestone and sandstone mines.


That §22A-4-1 through §22A-4-6 are repealed.

§7. Repeal of article relating to board of appeals.


That §22A-5-1 through §22A-5-2 are repealed.

§8. Repeal of article relating to board of coal mine health and safety.


That §22A-6-1 through §22A-6-14 are repealed.

§9. Repeal of article relating to board of miner training, education, and certification.


That §22A-7-1 through §22A-7-7 are repealed.

§10. Repeal of article relating to certification of underground and surface coal miners.


That §22A-8-1 through §22A-8-10 are repealed.

§11. Repeal of article relating to mine inspectors’ examining board.


That §22A-9-1 is repealed.

§12. Repeal of article relating to emergency medical personnel.


That §22A-10-1 through §22A-10-3 are repealed.

§13. Repeal of article relating to mine safety technology.


That §22A-11-1 through §22A-11-5 are repealed.

§14. Repeal of article relating to underground accident investigations.


That §22A-12-1 is repealed.

 

 

NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to repeal all of the provisions of Chapter 22A of the Code of West Virginia relating to Miners’ health, safety, and training.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.

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