Coal Mine Safety Act; updated to reflect current federal law and industry standards, penalty. (HB2471)

Introduced By

Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy; Coal Mine Safety Act; penalty.  Updates the Coal Mine Safety Act to reflect current federal law and industry standards. The changes include expanded safety and emergency response plans; circuitry, voltage, and grounding requirements; and a penalty for any person who provides false information during investigations by the Chief of the Division of Mines of the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/21/2011Presented and ordered printed 11103429D
01/21/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/25/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2471)
01/26/2011Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2011Read first time
01/28/2011Read second time
01/28/2011Committee amendments agreed to
01/28/2011Engrossed by House as amended HB2471E
01/28/2011Printed as engrossed 11103429D-E
01/31/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/31/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2471E)
02/01/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2011Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/14/2011Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2011Read third time
02/16/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2011Enrolled
02/22/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2471ER)
02/22/2011Signed by Speaker
02/23/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB2471ER)
02/23/2011Signed by President
03/26/2011Governor's recommendation received by House
04/05/2011Placed on Calendar
04/06/2011House concurred in Governor's recommendation (99-Y 0-N)
04/06/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/06/2011G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/06/2011Reenrolled
04/06/2011Reenrolled bill text (HB2471ER2)
04/06/2011Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/06/2011Signed by President as reenrolled
04/06/2011Enacted, Chapter 826 (effective 7/1/11)
04/06/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0826)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 45 seconds.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1310.