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SB 187 (BR 1637) - T. Jensen

     AN ACT relating to abandoned mine land.
     Create new section of KRS Chapter 350 to allow the cabinet to expend for reclamation projects which are of a lower priority, if done in conjunction with a project assigned a higher priority; amend KRS 350.550 to delete use of Abandoned Mine Land funds for studies conducted by state agencies; amend KRS 350.555 to allow for expenditure on a reclamation project located adjacent to one already assigned a priority by the cabinet; delete research and development, work on public facilities, and development of publicly owned lands as a priority; amend KRS 350.560 to delete restriction on the use of funds allocated to the Commonwealth by the Secretary of the Interior; amend KRS 350.575 to prohibit a lien filed against a property owner who did not consent to mining operations requiring reclamation; amend KRS 350.597 to retain up to 30% of the funds allocated to Kentucky in a special trust fund and to include the 2006 amendments to the Surface Mining Reclamation and Control Act in the citation.


     SCS - Retain original provisions; make technical correction on a citation to federal law.

     Feb 14-introduced in Senate; to Agriculture & Natural Resources (S)
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 20-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 21, 2006
     Feb 21-3rd reading, passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute
     Feb 22-received in House
     Feb 27-to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
     Mar 1-posted in committee
     Mar 7-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 8-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 9, 2007
     Mar 9-3rd reading, passed 97-0; received in Senate; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 21-signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 32)

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