House Bill 421

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Last Action 02/01/22: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to mining licenses and making an appropriation therefor.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 402
Sponsors A. Hatton, A. Scott
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 351 to require any owner, operator, lessee, or licensee of a coal mine holding a license under KRS 337.200 that has been doing business in the Commonwealth for fewer than 5 consecutive years to submit a certification from the commissioner of the Department of Workplace Standards that the licensee is compliant with or exempt from these performance bonding requirements of KRS 337.200; amend KRS 351.175 to require any coal mine licensee applicant to submit a certification from the commissioner of the Department of Workplace Standards that the applicant is compliant with or exempt from the performance bonding requirement of KRS 337.200; require the department to revoke any license if the department receives notification that the licensee is neither compliant nor exempt from the performance bonding requirements of KRS 337.200; amend KRS 337.200 to require the commissioner of the Department of Workplace Standards to notify the Department for Natural Resources of any employer engaged in the severance, preparation, or transportation of minerals that is not compliant with the performance bonding requirements; amend KRS 337.994 to require that all penalties collected for violations of KRS 337.200 be paid to employees injured by the employer's failure to post the performance bond; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings of Original Version Financial Responsibility - Wage performance bonds for employers engaged in mining, notification of compliance
Minerals and Mining - Mining licenses, conditions for approval, compliance with wage performance bond requirements
Notices - Wage performance bonds for employers engaged in mining, notification of compliance
Surface Mining - Mining licenses, requirements, compliance with wage performance bond requirements
Wages and Hours - Failure to post wage performance bond, penalties, distribution to employees
Wages and Hours - Wage performance bonds for employers engaged in mining, notification of compliance
Appropriations - Mining performance bonds, distribution of funds from penalties

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02/01/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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