KY SB27 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-1)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-04-15 - recommitted to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
Pending: Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Create a new section of KRS Chapter 350 to require the Energy and Environment Cabinet to notify the Department of Workplace Standards of any applicant or permittee that may be subject to the performance bonding requirements of KRS 337.200; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require the commissioner of the Department of Workplace Standards to notify the Energy and Environment Cabinet of any employer engaged in the severance, preparation, or transportation of minerals that is not compliant with the performance bonding requirements of KRS 337.200; amend KRS 350.085 to prohibit the approval of mining permit applications for applicants that are not compliant with the requirements of KRS 337.200; amend KRS 350.130 to make compliance with the requirements of KRS 337.200 a condition of a mining permit issued under KRS Chapter 350 or the administrative regulations promulgated thereunder; amend KRS 337.200 to remove references to liquidated damages and attorneys' fees as provided by law; 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.

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AN ACT relating to mining permits and making an appropriation therefor.



2020-04-15Senaterecommitted to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
2020-03-19Senatefloor amendments (1) and (2) filed to Committee Substitute
2020-03-19Senate2nd reading, to Rules
2020-03-18Senatereported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute (1) and committee amendment (1-title)
2020-01-09Senateto Natural Resources & Energy (S)
2020-01-07Senateintroduced in Senate
2019-08-15SenatePrefiled by the sponsor(s).


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