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2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
October 5, 2017 - Offered by Representative Hutton.
AB499-AA1,1,11 At the locations indicated, amend the bill as follows:
AB499-AA1,1,2 21. Page 32, line 4: delete “(2m)" and substitute “(1g)".
AB499-AA1,1,3 32. Page 32, line 5: delete “(2m)" and substitute “(1g)".
AB499-AA1,1,4 43. Page 32, line 10: after that line insert:
AB499-AA1,1,5 5 Section 39m. 293.51 (1m) of the statutes is created to read:
AB499-AA1,2,76 293.51 (1m) Upon notification that an application for a mining permit has been
7approved by the department but prior to commencing mining, the operator shall file
8with the department a bond issued by a surety company licensed to do business in
9this state, cash, certificates of deposit, or government security, to cover unforeseen
10remedial contingencies not otherwise covered by the bonds or other security required
11under sub. (1) or (1g), including for the provision of a replacement water supply if
12required under s. 293.65 (4) (d). The amount of the bond or other security required
13shall be 10 percent of the total amount of the bonds or other security required under

1subs. (1) and (1g). The operator shall increase, and may decrease, the amount of the
2bond under this subsection according to any increase or decrease in the amount of
3the bonds or other security required under subs. (1) or (1g) until the operator ceases
4to extract material from the mining site, at which point the amount of the bond under
5this subsection shall remain the same until released by the department. The bond
6or other security under this subsection shall be released no later than 40 years after
7the operator ceases to extract material from the mining site.”.
AB499-AA1,2,8 84. Page 32, line 13: delete “(1) and (2m)" and substitute “ (1), (1g), and (1m)".