04RS HB543


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HB 543 (BR 1385) - P. Marcotte

     AN ACT relating to mining.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 350 to require any person that applies for a permit to strip or steep slope mine a mineral other than coal to request certification by ordinance from the county fiscal court that the operations will not degrade county roads; allow the permit applicant to submit a transportation impact plan if the permit applicant cannot obtain an ordinance from the county; specify requirements for the transportation impact plan; require the cabinet to review and approve or deny the transportation impact plan within 90 days, and provide that a denial shall result in denial of the applicants permit to mine; permit the cabinet to promulgate administrative regulations; amend KRS 350.062 to require applicants for a permit to strip mine or steep slope mine any mineral other than coal to submit an ordinance from the county or a transportation impact plan.

     Feb 19-introduced in House
     Feb 20-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)

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