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DOL/MSHA RIN: 1219-AB57 Publication ID: Spring 2008
Title: Criteria and Procedures for Proposed Assessment of Civil Penalties
Abstract: This final rule revises MSHA's proposed civil penalty amounts to adjust for inflation in accordance with the requirements of the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996, using the formula specified in the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990. MSHA is adjusting the following three civil penalties in 30 CFR 100: The maximum civil penalty, the maximum daily penalty, and the maximum miner smoking penalty.
Agency: Department of Labor(DOL) Priority: Info./Admin./Other
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions
Major: No Unfunded Mandates: No
CFR Citation: 30 CFR 100 (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 30 USC 957: PL 104-134 Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996
Legal Deadline: None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Action 02/07/2008 73 FR 7206
Final Action Effective 03/10/2008
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No Government Levels Affected: None
Federalism: No
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No
RIN Information URL: Public Comment URL:
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No
Agency Contact:
Patricia W. Silvey
Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances
Department of Labor
Mine Safety and Health Administration
Room 631, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350,
Arlington, VA 22209-3939
Phone:202 693-9440
Fax:202 693-9441