Idaho Statutes

Idaho Statutes are updated to the web July 1 following the legislative session.

pecnv.out

TITLE 47
MINES AND MINING
CHAPTER 15
MINED LAND RECLAMATION
47-1519.  Application of chapter to mineral extraction for public highway purposes. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the bonding provisions of this chapter shall not apply to any surface mining operations conducted by a public or governmental agency for maintenance, repair, or construction of a public highway. Surface mining operations conducted by a public or governmental agency for maintenance, repair, or construction of a public highway which disturb two (2) or more acres shall comply with the provisions of section 47-1506, Idaho Code, as though all minerals were mined for the purpose of immediate or ultimate sale. Surface mining operations conducted by a public or governmental agency for maintenance, repair or construction of a public highway which disturb less than two (2) acres are exempt from the provisions of section 47-1506, Idaho Code. The extraction of minerals from within the right-of-way of a public highway by a public or governmental agency for maintenance, repair or construction of a public highway shall not be deemed surface mining operations under this chapter, provided that the affected land is an integral part of the public highway.

History:
[47-1519, added 1991, ch. 299, sec. 1, p. 786.]


How current is this law?

Search the Idaho Statutes and Constitution