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2017 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to mineral resources.
Catchline/Summary: Exempts county permit application for mining operation on significant mineral resource site in certain counties from requirements for uses in exclusive farm use zones and statewide land use planning goals and rules relating to land use.
Provides exceptions. Requires State Department of Geology and Mineral Industries to issue provisional operating permit for mining operation of significant mineral resource site if permit contains and applicant meets certain conditions. Requires department to provide notice of application for operating permit of significant mineral resource site to each permitting agency and cooperating agency and to provide opportunity to respond, identifying expected adverse effects of proposed operation. Requires department to include in operating permit conditions addressing adverse effect under certain circumstances. Requires project coordinating committee to analyze and address conflict identified by private property owner or lessee within impact area. Requires department to avoid or minimize conflict through imposition of permit conditions. Requires department to activate project coordinating committee upon receipt of application for nonaggregate mineral mine operating permit to mine significant mineral resource site.
Chapter Number: Chapter 736
Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: Has Minimal Revenue Impact
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