FINAL ACTION ON REGULATIONS
MARYLAND REGISTER, VOLUME 40, ISSUE 17,
FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 2013
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, LICENSING, AND REGULATION
Subtitle 12 DIVISION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
09.12.31 Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Act — Incorporation by Reference of Federal Standards
Authority: Labor and Employment Article, 2-106(b)(4), 5-309(a)(1), and 5-312(b), Annotated
Code of Maryland
Notice of Final Action
On August 14, 2013, the Commissioner of Labor and Industry adopted, through incorporation by reference under
COMAR 09.12.31 Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Act — Incorporation by Reference of Federal
Standards, amendments and revisions relating to Hazard Communication, 29 CFR Parts 1910 and 1926, excluding Part 1915 and 29 CFR
§1910.1200(b)(6)(iv), published in 77 FR 17574 — 17896 (March 26, 2012), as amended. This action, which was proposed for adoption in
40:13 Md. R. 1082—1084 (June 28, 2013), has been adopted with the nonsubstantive changes shown below.
Effective Date: September 2, 2013.
Attorney General’s Certification
In accordance with State Government Article, §10-113, Annotated Code of Maryland, the Attorney General certifies that the following
changes do not differ substantively from the proposed text. The nature of the changes and the basis for this conclusion are as follows:
The proposed changes to the regulatory text of COMAR 09.12.31 Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Act — Incorporation by Reference
of Federal Standards, relating to Hazard Communication that were published in the Maryland Register, Volume 40, Issue 13, Friday, June 28,
2013 did not provide an effective date for the proposed regulation. The effective date of the regulation is September 2, 2013.
J. RONALD DEJULIIS
Commissioner of Labor and Industry