2013 Regular SessionSB 838 B
|At the request of:|
|Regular Sponsors:||Environment And Natural Resources|
|Bill Title:||Relating to mining; appropriating money; and declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Makes legislative findings regarding mining.
<b> Provides that certain mining using any form of motorized equipment is subject to certain conditions. Punishes by maximum fine of $2,000. Sunsets January 2, 2016.</b> Imposes moratorium on certain mining using any form of motorized equipment. <b>Specifies that moratorium becomes operative on January 2, 2016.</b> Punishes by maximum of one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Sunsets January 2, <i>2018</i>]<b> 2021</b>. Directs Governor's office to study certain issues related to mining using motorized equipment. <b>Establishes surcharge on certain permits. Establishes Suction Dredge Study Fund. Continuously appropriates moneys in fund to Department of Environmental Quality. Specifies uses of moneys.</b> Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|