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This document includes Senate 2nd Reading Floor Amendments incorporated into the bill on Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 4:43 PM by rday. --> This document includes Senate 2nd Reading Floor Amendments (CORRECTED) incorporated into the bill on Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 9:16 AM by rday. --> 1
7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill amends a provision relating to the Utah Office of Coal Mine Safety.
10 Highlighted Provisions:
11 This bill:
12 . authorizes the Utah Office of Coal Mine Safety to:
13 . receive reports regarding appropriations to promote mine safety; and
14 . evaluate the effectiveness of an appropriation; and
15 . establishes a one-time appropriation for miner safety training.
16 Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
17 This bill appropriates:
18 . $600,000 from the General Fund for fiscal year 2009-10 only, to the College of
19 Eastern Utah - Western Energy Training Center for miner safety training.
20 Other Special Clauses:
22 Utah Code Sections Affected:
24 40-2-301, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 113
26 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
27 Section 1. Section 40-2-301 is amended to read:
29 (1) The commissioner shall:
30 (a) direct the state's efforts to promote coal mine safety; and
31 (b) participate with the Mine Safety and Health Administration in an investigation of a
32 major coal mine accident in Utah.
33 (2) The commission shall establish by rule, made in accordance with Title 63G,
34 Chapter 3, Utah Administrative Rulemaking Act:
35 (a) a system consistent with Section 40-2-302 to receive, evaluate, and act on a report
36 of an alleged unsafe condition at a coal mine; and
37 (b) requirements for a coal mine operator regarding notification of a coal mine accident
38 as part of a coal mine operator's emergency response plan.
39 (3) The office may:
40 (a) conduct one or more studies to promote coal mine safety;
41 (b) cooperate with educational and other organizations to promote mining engineering
42 and mine safety training;
43 (c) establish a cooperative relationship with the Mine Safety and Health Administration
44 to promote coal mine safety in Utah;
45 (d) serve as the lead state agency in developing and implementing state and local
46 response and communication plans for major coal mine accidents in Utah; S. [
47 (e) implement the notification requirements established under Subsection (2)(b)[
47a (4) The office shall:
49 safety; and
50 S. [
51 Section 2. Appropriation.
52 (1) There is appropriated $600,000 from the General Fund for fiscal year 2009-10 only,
53 to the College of Eastern Utah - Western Energy Training Center.
54 (2) It is the intent of the Legislature that the College of Eastern Utah - Western Energy
55 Training Center use the money appropriated in Subsection (1) to promote mine training and
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