09RS HB452
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HB452

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HB 452 (BR 307) - J. Gooch Jr.

     AN ACT relating to mining around oil and gas wells.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 352 to provide that maps and plans required by the Chapter be submitted using NAD 83, with Single Zone Projection; create a new section of KRS Chapter 353 to declare public policy with regard to safety and mineral resource development; create a new section of Chapter 353 to require well operators to submit plats to the division when drilling through workable coal beds; specify the allowable distances within which wells may be drilled under permit requirements; create a new section of Chapter 353 to provide that well operators perform directional surveys when drilling through workable coal beds; specify when remediation is needed to bring violations of allowable drilling distances into compliance; provide for exceptions to when remediation is required; create a new section of Chapter 353 to require a directional survey to be performed by the well operator at the request of the coal operator; create a new section of Chapter 353 to require operators to submit directional or inclination surveys performed to the division; create a new section of Chapter 353 to make special requirements for well operators to mark gathering lines on terrain with a slope greater than twenty degrees; require the division to make gathering line information available on its Web site; require the division to adequately staff positions to fulfill its duties under the section; create a new section of KRS Chapter 353 to limit impairment or diminution of correlative rights; amend KRS 349.040 to conform; amend KRS 350.010 to define "NAD 83" and "Single Zone Projection"; amend KRS 350.060 to specify mapping requirements for permit applications; amend KRS 352.010 to define "NAD 83" and "Single Zone Projection"; amend KRS 352.510 to change setback provisions for coal mining near oil or gas wells from 500 feet to 300 feet; amend KRS 353.010 to define "Active mining area", "Directional survey", "Inclination survey", "NAD 83", "Single Zone Projection", and "True vertical".

HB 452 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Same as original bill, except increase maximum interval distances for gathering line markers on terrain with a slope of greater than 20 degrees from 100 feet to 250 feet.

     Feb 13-introduced in House
     Feb 23-to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
     Feb 26-posting waived retroactively; reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2009
     Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 98-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 5-received in Senate
     Mar 9-to Natural Resources and Energy (S); taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Natural Resources and Energy (S); reported favorably, to Calendar as a Consent Bill
     Mar 10-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 13-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 13, 2009; 3rd reading, passed 37-1; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 24-signed by Governor (Act ch. 79)

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