Senate Bill No. 166
(By Senator Snyder)
[Introduced January 14, 2015; 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 the WV/NPDES rule for coal mining facilities.
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 to read as follows:
ARTICLE 3. AUTHORIZATION FOR DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION TO PROMULGATE LEGISLATIVE RULES.
§64-3-1. Department of Environmental Protection.
The legislative rule filed in the State Register on July 28, 2014, authorized under the authority of section three, article one, chapter twenty-two, of this code, relating to the Department of Environmental Protection (WV/NPDES rule for coal mining facilities, 47 CSR 30), is authorized.
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to authorize the Department of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule relating to the WV/NPDES Rule for Coal Mining Facilities.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and underscoring have been omitted.