VERNON'S CIVIL STATUTES - Title 95 - This article was amended by the 84th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see S.B. 1296, 84th Legislat

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Published: 2015-07-01

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VERNON'S CIVIL STATUTES

TITLE 95. MINES AND MINING



This article was amended by the 84th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see S.B. 1296, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting this section.

Art. 5920-11. SURFACE COAL MINING AND RECLAMATION ACT.

Secs. 1 to 5. Repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

Sec. 6. RULEMAKING AND PERMITTING.

(a) Repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

(b) Repealed by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 25.01(j), eff. Sept. 1, 1997.

(c) Repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

Secs. 7 to 10. Repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

Sec. 11. PERMITS.

(a) Repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

(b) Not later than two months following approval by the federal government of the Texas program under the terms of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, 30 U.S.C. 1201 (1977), regardless of litigation contesting that approval or implementation, all operators of surface coal mines, in expectation of operating those mines after the expiration of eight months from the approval, shall file an application for a permit with the commission. The application shall cover all land to be mined after the expiration of eight months from the approval of the program. The commission will process those applications and grant or deny a permit within eight months after the date of approval of the program, unless specifically enjoined by a court of competent jurisdiction.

(c) In the event of disapproval of the Texas program by the federal government and prior to promulgation of a federal program or a federal land program for Texas, existing surface coal mining operations may continue. Permits that lapse during the period may continue in full force and effect until promulgation of a federal program or a federal land program.

(d) All permits issued pursuant to Chapter 131, Natural Resources Code, shall remain in full force and effect and their provisions enforceable by the commission until such time as a permit is issued pursuant to the provisions of this Act.

Secs. 12 to 20. Repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

Sec. 21. PERMIT APPROVAL OR DENIAL.

(a), (b) Repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

(c) Repealed by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 25.01(j), eff. Sept. 1, 1997.

(d) Repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

Sec. 21a. Repealed by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 25.01(j), eff. Sept. 1, 1997.

Secs. 22 to 38. Repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995.

Acts 1979, 66th Leg., p. 267, ch. 141, Sec. 1 to 38, eff. May 9, 1979. Sec. 4 amended by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 1187, ch. 263, Sec. 19, eff. Sept. 1, 1983; Sec. 18(a) amended by Acts 1983, 68th Leg., p. 357, ch. 81, Sec. 2(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1983; Sec. 4(b) amended by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 634, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 26, 1985; Sec. 4(c) added by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 634, Sec. 1, eff. Aug. 26, 1985; Sec. 18 amended by Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 239, Sec. 70, eff. Sept. 1, 1985; Secs. 1 to 5 repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Sec. 6(a) repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Sec. 6(b) amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 272, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Sec. 6(c) repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Secs. 7 to 10 repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Sec. 11(a) repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Secs. 12 to 20 repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Sec. 21(a), (b) repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Sec. 21(c) amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 272, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Sec. 21(d) repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Sec. 21a added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 272, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Secs. 22 to 38 repealed by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 76, Sec. 12.02(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1995; Secs. 6(b), 21(c), 21a repealed by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 25.01(j), eff. Sept. 1, 1997.