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HB16-1276

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.
Session:
2016 Regular Session
Subject:
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.)

Status

Introduced
Passed
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  • 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
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