House Bill 452

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Last Action signed by Governor (Act ch. 79)
Title AN ACT relating to mining around oil and gas wells.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 307
Sponsor J. Gooch Jr.
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 352 to provide that maps and plans required by the Chapter be submitted using NAD 83, with Single Zone Projection; create a new section of KRS Chapter 353 to declare public policy with regard to safety and mineral resource development; create a new section of Chapter 353 to require well operators to submit plats to the division when drilling through workable coal beds; specify the allowable distances within which wells may be drilled under permit requirements; create a new section of Chapter 353 to provide that well operators perform directional surveys when drilling through workable coal beds; specify when remediation is needed to bring violations of allowable drilling distances into compliance; provide for exceptions to when remediation is required; create a new section of Chapter 353 to require a directional survey to be performed by the well operator at the request of the coal operator; create a new section of Chapter 353 to require operators to submit directional or inclination surveys performed to the division; create a new section of Chapter 353 to make special requirements for well operators to mark gathering lines on terrain with a slope greater than twenty degrees; require the division to make gathering line information available on its Web site; require the division to adequately staff positions to fulfill its duties under the section; create a new section of KRS Chapter 353 to limit impairment or diminution of correlative rights; amend KRS 349.040 to conform; amend KRS 350.010 to define "NAD 83" and "Single Zone Projection"; amend KRS 350.060 to specify mapping requirements for permit applications; amend KRS 352.010 to define "NAD 83" and "Single Zone Projection"; amend KRS 352.510 to change setback provisions for coal mining near oil or gas wells from 500 feet to 300 feet; amend KRS 353.010 to define "Active mining area", "Directional survey", "Inclination survey", "NAD 83", "Single Zone Projection", and "True vertical".
Index Headings of Original Version Coal - Coal mining around oil and gas wells, establishment of provisions for
Minerals and Mining - Coal mining around oil and gas wells, establishment of provisions for
Oil and Natural Gas - Coal mining around oil and gas wells, establishment of provisions for
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
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02/13/09
  • introduced in House
02/23/09
  • to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
02/26/09
  • posting waived retroactively
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/27/09
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2009
03/04/09
  • 3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute
03/05/09
  • received in Senate
03/09/09
  • to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
  • taken from committee
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
  • reported favorably, to Calendar as a Consent Bill
03/10/09
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/13/09
  • returned to Natural Resources and Energy (S)
  • taken from committee
  • laid on clerk's desk
  • to Rules (S)
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 13, 2009
  • 3rd reading, passed 37-1
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by each presiding officer
  • delivered to Governor
03/24/09
  • signed by Governor (Act ch. 79)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Same as original bill, except increase maximum interval distances for gathering line markers on terrain with a slope of greater than 20 degrees from 100 feet to 250 feet.
Index Headings Coal - Coal mining around oil and gas wells, establishment of provisions for
Minerals and Mining - Coal mining around oil and gas wells, establishment of provisions for
Oil and Natural Gas - Coal mining around oil and gas wells, establishment of provisions for

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