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Regulation Identifier Number 1010-AC21

Administrative Appeal Procedures (former title: Preliminary Statement of Issues and Fee Waiver)

Abstract: The Office of Hearings and Appeals and the Minerals Management Service propose to amend their rules governing the appeal of orders from both the MMS's Royalty Management Program and MMS's Offshore Minerals Management Program. Also included in this proposed rulemaking are new regulations governing the issuance of royalty orders and the ability of appellants in royalty appeals to demonstrate financial solvency in lieu of posting a surety in accordance with the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Simplification and Fairness Act of 1996, and new regulations to collect processing fees. This rule is effective May 13, 1999, except that the amended provisions of 30 CFR parts 208, 241, and 243 is effective June 14, 1999.

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