2011-2012 Regular Session - HB 43
Conservation and natural resources; mountaintop removal coal mining; prohibit purchase and use
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 12 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to conservation and natural resources, so as to prohibit the purchase or use of coal extracted by mountaintop removal coal mining for the generation of electricity; to provide for definitions; to provide for a phase out period; to provide for civil penalties; to change certain provisions relating to permit requirements, applications, issuance, revocation, suspension, and amendment; to provide for automatic repeal; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/25/2011 - House Second Readers
Jan/24/2011 - House First Readers
Jan/12/2011 - House Hopper