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The Committee on the Judiciary moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. House Bill No. 4323 -- A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new article, designated 15-5C-1 and 15-5C-2, all relating to the reporting of emergency incidents by well operators and pipeline operators; defining terms; establishing reporting requirements; establishing time by which report must be made; setting forth contents of report; establishing obligations of local emergency telephone operators; providing for recording and handling of calls; providing that certain information is available to the public pursuant to the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act; setting forth civil administrative penalty; setting forth situations in which civil administrative penalty shall be waived; permitting pipeline operator or well operator to request reconsideration of civil administrative penalty; and providing right to appeal.