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Conduct Emergency Responses At Legacy Mining Sites

Concerning the division of reclamation, mining, and safety's ability to conduct emergency responses at legacy hard rock mining sites.
2016 Regular Session
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

Current law authorizes the division of reclamation, mining, and safety in the department of natural resources to use the emergency response cash fund for hazardous conditions at a mining site only if the site is subject to the division's regulatory authority. The act authorizes use of the fund to conduct emergency responses when circumstances exist at a legacy hard rock mine site that create a danger to public health or welfare or the environment.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    05/17/2016 Signed Act PDF
    05/05/2016 Final Act PDF
    04/25/2016 Rerevised PDF
    04/22/2016 Revised PDF
    04/14/2016 Reengrossed PDF
    04/11/2016 Engrossed PDF
    02/18/2016 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details