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Senate Bill No. 245
(By Senator Snyder)
[Introduced February 20, 2013; referred to the
Energy, Industry and Mining;
and then to the Committee on the
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 horizontal well development.
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 the fourth
day of September, two thousand twelve, authorized under the
authority of section six, article six-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 fourteenth day
of February, two thousand thirteen, relating to the Department of
Environmental Protection (horizontal well development,
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NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to authorize the Department
of Environmental Protection to promulgate a legislative rule
relating to Horizontal Well Development.
This section is new; therefore, strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.