30 CFR 100.7 - Notice of proposed penalty; notice of contest.

§ 100.7 Notice of proposed penalty; notice of contest.
(a) A notice of proposed penalty will be issued and served by certified mail, or the equivalent, upon the party to be charged and by regular mail to the representative of miners at the mine after the time permitted to request a conference under § 100.6 expires, or upon the completion of a conference, or upon review by MSHA of additional information submitted in a timely manner.
(b) Upon receipt of the notice of proposed penalty, the party charged shall have 30 days to either:
(1) Pay the proposed assessment. Acceptance by MSHA of payment tendered by the party charged will close the case.
(2) Notify MSHA in writing of the intention to contest the proposed penalty. When MSHA receives the notice of contest, it advises the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission (Commission) of such notice. No proposed penalty which has been contested before the Commission shall be compromised, mitigated or settled except with the approval of the Commission.
(c) If the proposed penalty is not paid or contested within 30 days of receipt, the proposed penalty becomes a final order of the Commission and is not subject to review by any court or agency.

Title 30 published on 2014-07-01.

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Title 30 published on 2014-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 30 CFR Part 100 after this date.

  • 2015-02-10; vol. 80 # 27 - Tuesday, February 10, 2015
    1. 80 FR 7393 - Criteria and Procedures for Assessment of Civil Penalties
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      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Mine Safety and Health Administration
      Proposed rule; extension of comment period; close of record.
      Post-hearing comments must be received or postmarked by midnight Eastern Standard Time on March 31, 2015.
      30 CFR Part 100