[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 70 (Friday, April 11, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 20098]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-08078]


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FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION

29 CFR Part 2700


Procedural Rules To Permit Parties To File and Serve Documents 
Electronically

AGENCY: Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission.

ACTION: Interim rule; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: The Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission is 
extending the comment period for the interim rule entitled, 
``Procedural Rules to Permit Parties to File and Serve Documents 
Electronically,'' that appeared in the Federal Register of December 23, 
2013. The Commission published a correction to the interim rule in the 
Federal Register on January 17, 2014.

DATES: The Commission is extending the comment period on the interim 
rule published in the Federal Register on December 23, 2013 (78 FR 
77354). Submit either electronic or written comments on the interim 
rule by July 31, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Electronic comments should state ``Comments on Electronic 
Rule Changes'' in the subject line and be emailed to 
mmccord@fmshrc.gov. Written comments should be mailed to Michael A. 
McCord, General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, Federal Mine 
Safety and Health Review Commission, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., 
Suite 520N, Washington, DC 20004-1710, or sent via facsimile to 202-
434-9944.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael A. McCord, General Counsel, 
Office of the General Counsel, Federal Mine Safety and Health Review 
Commission, at (202) 434-9935 or mmccord@fmshrc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission published in the Federal 
Register on December 23, 2013 (78 FR 77354), an interim rule with a 
request for comments. In the interim rule, the Commission amended its 
procedural rules to permit parties to file and serve documents 
electronically. The Commission is using a new electronic case 
management system (e-CMS) that will allow parties to file documents 
electronically with the Commission through a portal which may be 
accessed on the Commission's Web site (www.fmshrc.gov). The Commission 
expects that the e-CMS will become available for electronic filing in 
the near future and encourages parties to check the Commission's Web 
site for more specific information.
    The Commission is extending the comment period on the interim rule 
through July 31, 2014, so that parties may include in their comments 
any experiences they have had using the e-CMS.

    Dated: April 4, 2014.
Mary Lu Jordan,
Chairman, Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission.
[FR Doc. 2014-08078 Filed 4-10-14; 8:45 am]
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