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Introduced Version Senate Concurrent Resolution 31 History

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SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 31

(By Senators Stollings, McCabe, Unger, Green and Plymale)


Requesting the Joint Committee on Government and Finance study the best possible uses of areas mined using the mountaintop removal method of mining.

Whereas, There have been many acres of land throughout West Virginia mined using the mountaintop removal method of mining; and
Whereas, Careful thought should be given to the best possible use of these areas, including the type of buildings that can be built on these areas and the type of vegetation that can be grown on these areas that will have the biggest economic impact; therefore, be it
Resolved by the Legislature of West Virginia:

That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance is hereby requested to study the best possible uses of areas mined using the mountaintop removal method of mining; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the Joint Committee on Government and Finance report to the regular session of the Legislature, 2010, on its findings, conclusions and recommendations, together with drafts of any legislation necessary to effectuate its recommendations; and, be it
Further Resolved, That the expenses necessary to conduct this study, to prepare a report and to draft necessary legislation be paid from legislative appropriations to the Joint Committee on Government and Finance.
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