2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 1198
Environmental Protection Division; surface mining; change certain provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 12 of the O.C.G.A., relating to conservation and natural resources, so as to change certain provisions relating to powers and duties of the Environmental Protection Division of the Department of Natural Resources as to surface mining generally and the division´s discretion to decline to enforce certain provisions relating thereto; to change provisions relating to civil penalties relative to surface mining violations, procedure for imposing penalties, hearings, judicial review, and disposition of recovered penalties; to change certain provisions relating to exemptions from certain provisions for control of soil erosion and sedimentation; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/14/2008 - House Second Readers
Feb/13/2008 - House First Readers
Feb/13/2008 - House Hopper