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2019 Senate Bill 431: Repeal (qualified) ban on local anti-mining zones
Introduced by Sen. Adam Hollier (D) on August 20, 2019
To repeal a state preemption of local zoning ordinances that restrict mining for “valuable natural resources.” The bill would allow this if specified “very serious consequences” would result. In general, current law aims to consolidate the regulation of such activities at the state level.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources Committee on August 20, 2019
Reported in the Senate on September 23, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-6) be adopted and that the bill then pass.