Senate Bill 320 History
DEP, Explosives 199csr1
Senate Bill No. 320
(By Senators Minard, Fanning, Prezioso,
Unger, Boley and Minear)
[Introduced February 25, 2005; referred to the
Committee on Energy, Industry and Mining;
and then to the Committee on the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend and reenact article 3, chapter 64 of the Code of
West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to authorizing the
Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a
legislative rule relating to surface mining blasting.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That article 3, chapter 64 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931,
as amended, be amended and reenacted by to read as follows:
ARTICLE 3. AUTHORIZATION FOR BUREAU OF ENVIRONMENT TO PROMULGATE
§64-3-1. Department of Environmental Protection.
The legislative rule filed in the state register on the
twenty-seventh day of August, two thousand four, under the
authority of section four, article three-a, chapter twenty-two, of
this code, modified by the Department of Environmental Protection
to meet the objections of the legislative rule-making review
committee and refiled in the state register on the tenth day of
December, two thousand four, relating to the Department of
Environmental Protection (surface mining blasting, 199 CSR 1), is
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to authorize the Department
of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule
relating to Surface Mining Blasting.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.