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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE II EXECUTIVE AND ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS
    OF THE COMMONWEALTH
  • CHAPTER 21B MINING REGULATION AND RECLAMATION

Section 1 - Short title

Section 2 - Definitions

Section 3 - Powers and duties of department and commissioner; rules and regulations

Section 4 - Coal exploration license; applications; notice of results

Section 5 - Mining licenses; certificate of insurance coverage; surety bonds; license violations; fees and receipts; hearings

Section 6 - Term of license; termination, suspension and revocation; renewal

Section 7 - Examinations; investigations; monitoring; record

Section 8 - Mining inspectors; appointment; powers and duties; cease-work orders; reports

Section 9 - Cease-work orders; special investigating commission; powers

Section 10 - Mine fires; refuse bank fires; subsidence resulting from mining; health and safety hazards

Section 11 - Water quality and water table; rules and regulations

Section 12 - Abandonment or closure of mine; final survey

Section 13 - Zoning regulations

Section 14 - Inspections by public officials

Section 15 - Violations; fines and punishments