MINES AND MINING
IDAHO ABANDONED MINE RECLAMATION ACT
47-1703. Funding. This chapter shall govern the use of state and federal moneys specifically appropriated for abandoned mine reclamation. This chapter shall not require the state to expend or appropriate state moneys. The board may receive federal funds, state funds, and any other funds, and, within the limits imposed by a specific grant, expend them as directed by this chapter. All grants, funds, fees, fines, penalties and other uncleared money which has been or will be paid to the state for abandoned mine reclamation shall be placed in the state treasury and credited to the abandoned mine reclamation fund, which is hereby created. This fund shall be available to the board, by legislative appropriation, and shall be expended for the reclamation of lands affected by eligible mining operations.
[47-1703, added 1994, ch. 220, sec. 1, p. 703; am. 1999, ch. 44, sec. 5, p. 106; am. 2006, ch. 37, sec. 2, p. 104.]