SB120 HFAT Anderson 3-6

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Delegate Anderson moves to amend the committee substitute for the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

 

Com. Sub. For S. B. 120 - A BILL to amend and reenact 22-10-6 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to the establishment of priorities for expenditures for plugging abandoned oil and gas wells; requiring that a bond posted for a well shall first be used to plug the well and mitigate environmental issues related to oil and gas development on the land where the well is located, if the bond is forfeited as a result of failure to plug the abandoned well, repair the well that is causing immediate threat to the environment, or which hinders or impedes the development of mineral resources of this state, or the well operator was cited for and then failed to correct an immediate threat to the environment or hinderance or impediment to the development of mineral resources of this state, or the operator failed to reclaim the surface disturbance causing immediate threat to the environment or which hinders or impedes the development of mineral resources of this state.

 

 

Adopted

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