Mississippi Legislature

2000 Regular Session

House Bill 1089

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Title

Description: Mining; revise Mississippi Surface Mining and Reclamation Law.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

102/18/00(H)Referred To Oil, Gas and Other Minerals;Conservation and Water Resources
203/07/00(H)Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2000
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
3/5ths vote requiredYes

House Committees:

Principal Author: Ellington

Code Sections: A 053-0007-0001, A 053-0007-0003, A 053-0007-0005, A 053-0007-0007, A 053-0007-0009, A 053-0007-0011, A 053-0007-0017, A 053-0007-0019, A 053-0007-0021, A 053-0007-0023, A 053-0007-0025, A 053-0007-0027, A 053-0007-0029, A 053-0007-0031, A 053-0007-0035, A 053-0007-0037, A 053-0007-0039, A 053-0007-0041, A 053-0007-0043, A 053-0007-0045, A 053-0007-0047, A 053-0007-0049, A 053-0007-0051, A 053-0007-0053, A 053-0007-0055, A 053-0007-0057, A 053-0007-0059, A 053-0007-0061, A 053-0007-0063, A 053-0007-0065, A 053-0007-0067, A 053-0007-0069, A 053-0007-0071, A 053-0007-0075, RP 053-0007-0013, RP 053-0007-0015, RP 053-0007-0033, RP 053-0007-0073

Title: AN ACT TO REVISE THE "MISSISSIPPI SURFACE MINING AND RECLAMATION LAW"; TO AMEND SECTION 53-7-5, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO DEFINE CERTAIN TERMS; TO AMEND SECTION 53-7-7, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE A PERMIT BEFORE BEGINNING A SURFACE MINING OPERATION AND TO CLARIFY EXEMPTIONS FROM THIS ACT; TO AMEND SECTION 53-7-21, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO TRANSFER PERMIT DUTIES TO THE PERMIT BOARD; TO AMEND SECTION 53-7-23, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF A GENERAL PERMIT AND TO ELIMINATE TEMPORARY PERMITS; TO REVISE SURFACE MINING ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES CONSISTENT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES; TO REQUIRE COMPLIANCE WITH THE MISSISSIPPI ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES LAW; TO CONFORM THE SURFACE MINING LAW TO REORGANIZATION NOMENCLATURE; TO PROHIBIT MINING IN LOCATIONS UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; TO REVISE PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS; TO AMEND SECTIONS 53-7-1, 53-7-3, 53-7-9, 53-7-11, 53-7-17, 53-7-19, 53-7-25, 53-7-27, 53-7-29, 53-7-31, 53-7-35 THROUGH 53-7-71 AND 53-7-75, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, IN CONFORMITY THERETO; TO REPEAL SECTION 53-7-13, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH REQUIRES THE BOARD OF THE GEOLOGICAL, ECONOMIC AND TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEY TO ESTABLISH REGULATIONS ON SURFACE MINING; TO REPEAL SECTION 53-7-15, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH REQUIRES THE BOARD OF THE GEOLOGICAL, ECONOMIC AND TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEY TO HOLD CERTAIN HEARINGS; TO REPEAL SECTION 53-7-33, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH REQUIRES SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION COMMISSIONERS TO SUBMIT WRITTEN RECOMMENDATIONS ON RECLAMATION PLANS AFFECTING THEIR DISTRICTS; TO REPEAL SECTION 53-7-73, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH PROVIDES A TEMPORARY SUSPENSION FOR AN OPERATOR TO SUSPEND MINING OPERATIONS FOR TWO YEARS AND TO RESUME OPERATIONS AFTER GIVING NOTICE; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 03/07/00 at 17:28.



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