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2017 Regular Session
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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Courtney
Regular Sponsors: Senator Hass, Manning Jr, Representative Marsh (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to mining.
Catchline/Summary: Repeals moratorium on mining using motorized equipment.
Prohibits motorized in-stream placer mining in certain areas in order to protect indigenous anadromous salmonids and habitat essential to recovery and conservation of Pacific lamprey. Requires applications for water quality permits to engage in motorized in-stream placer mining to include certain information. Places certain conditions on motorized in-stream placer mining pursuant to water quality permit. Establishes certain fees for water quality permits for motorized in-stream placer mining. Punishes motorized in-stream placer mining without permit coverage by maximum of $2,000 fine.
Chapter Number: Chapter 300
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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