Rep. Jay Hoffman

Filed: 5/17/2018





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2899 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Surface Coal Mining Land Conservation and
5Reclamation Act is amended by changing Section 1.06 as follows:
6    (225 ILCS 720/1.06)  (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7901.06)
7    Sec. 1.06. Scope of the Act. This Act shall apply to all
8mining operations, except
9    (a) the private non-commercial extraction of coal by a
10landowner or lessee where 250 tons or less of coal are removed
11in any 12 consecutive months;
12    (b) the extraction of coal incidental to the extraction of
13other minerals where the coal does not exceed 16 2/3% of the
14total mineral tonnage mined;
15    (c) coal exploration on Federal lands; and
16    (d) the extraction of coal on Federal lands except to the



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1extent provided under a cooperative agreement with the United
2States in accordance with Section 9.03; and .
3    (e) the extraction of coal as an incidental part of a
4federal, State, or local government-financed highway or other
5construction under rules adopted by the Department.
6(Source: P.A. 81-1015.)
7    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
8becoming law.".