HB 405/FN (BR 1278) - Jo. Turner, H. Cornett, E. Ballard, P. Childers, B. Colter, J. Gooch, K. Hall, R. Nelson, M. Rader, J. Stewart, T. Turner, J. Vincent, R. Webb, B. Yonts
AN ACT relating to surface mining.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 351 to provide that a mining permit is not required of a landowner if coal extraction is related to construction, under 5000 tons, and the coal or proceeds of a coal sale are donated to charitable, governmental, or educational organizations; require that technical assistance be provided to the landowner by the Department for Surface Mining and Reclamation; amend KRS 350.010 to conform.
HB 405 - AMENDMENTS
HCS/FN - Retain original language adding new section to Chapter 351 to provide that a mining permit is not required of private landowner if coal extraction is related to construction, is under 5000 tons, and coal or proceeds of coal sale is donated to charity, governmental, or educational organizations and that technical assistance be provided to landowner by the Department for Surface Mining and Reclamation; make technical changes and add that the technical assistance be related to federal and state law; delete a conforming amendment to KRS 350.010; add non-codified section declaring an emergency.
HCA (1/Title, H. Moberly) - Make title amendment.
SCA (1, E. Harris) - Require the landowner, in order to get the exemption, to notify the cabinet at the time that coal is first encountered and prior to removal, and require the cabinet to determine whether the project is eligible for the exemption; allow the cabinet to require implementation of such best management practices as are necessary to ensure compliance with stormwater discharge limits; delete the cabinet's optional advice and technical assistance provisions.
Jan 17-introduced in House
Jan 18-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)
Jan 23-posted in committee
Jan 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Jan 30-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
Feb 1-posted in committee
Mar 5-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
Mar 12-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 13, 2002
Mar 14-3rd reading, passed 95-2 with Committee Substitute, committee amendment (1-title)
Mar 15-received in Senate
Mar 19-to Agriculture and Natural Resources (S)
Mar 27-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with committee amendment (1)
Mar 28-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 29-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 29, 2002; 3rd reading, passed 31-0 with committee amendment (1)
Apr 1-received in House; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate committee amendment (1)
Apr 2-House concurred in Senate committee amendment (1) ; passed 91-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
Apr 9-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 293)