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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 25. Department of Energy
Chapter 20. Board of Coal Mining Examiners Certification Requirements

4VAC25-20-410. Prehearing procedures.

A. Any person wishing to bring any matter before the board shall use these procedures except for good cause shown before the board.

B. Petitions for action by the board shall be in writing, shall state the grounds for the petition before the board, shall state the relief sought, and shall include any applicable supporting material, as set out below:

1. For certification to be revoked in accordance with § 45.2-528 of the Code of Virginia, the petitioner or petitioners shall submit specific charges, which set forth the reasons why the certification should be revoked.

2. To request a reexamination for a certificate revoked pursuant to § 45.2-528 of the Code of Virginia, the holder of the revoked certificate shall submit a request for reexamination with evidence that the cause for revocation of his certificate has ceased to exist.

3. For other petitions before the board, the petitioner shall submit a written petition explaining the request being made and the relief being sought.

C. The division shall assign a docket number to all petitions before the board. The division shall provide written notice to all parties to any proceeding in accordance with § 45.2-528 of the Code of Virginia and the Administrative Process Act (§ 2.2-4000 et seq. of the Code of Virginia).

D. Persons wishing to address the board, except those making a petition for board action, will be provided an opportunity at the conclusion of the board meeting.

E. Persons shall make any request for change to the board's regulations in accordance with the department's and the board's Public Participation Guidelines, 4VAC25-11.

Statutory Authority

§ 45.2-103 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 22, eff. August 20, 1997; amended, Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 23, eff. August 25, 2004; Volume 38, Issue 13, eff. March 31, 2022.

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