Brandon W. Phelps
Amends the Coal Mining Act. Provides that a mine operator must provide the number of self-contained self-rescuer devices as required by the mine's approved Mine Safety and Health Administration Emergency Response Plan. Removes language concerning plan requirements submitted for approval to the Mining Board. Provides that rescue chambers must be provided and located within 1,000 (rather than 3,000) feet from the nearest working face of each working section of a mine. Provides that outby rescue chambers must be provided at distances and locations approved in the mine's approved Mine Safety and Health Administration Emergency Response Plan. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.
Session Sine Die
Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Second Reading - Short Debate
Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
Do Pass / Short Debate Environment; 020-000-000
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John Cavaletto
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
Assigned to Environment
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
Referred to Rules Committee
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