HB 1509 Mineral mines reclamation; bonds and liens.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Mineral mines reclamation; bonds and liens. Increases, from a range of $200 to $1,000 per acre to a fixed amount of $3,000 per acre, the mandatory bond amount furnished by operators on mining land. The bill increases the minimum size of the Minerals Reclamation Fund from $250,000 to $2 million. The bill also grants the Commonwealth a lien on property owned by the operator and reclaimed by the Director of the Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy and sets out the process by which the Director shall perfect or waive the lien.

Full text:
12/20/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101267D  pdf | impact statement
01/27/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17101267D-E  pdf | impact statement
02/08/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1509ER)  pdf | impact statement
02/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0004)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments

Status:
12/20/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101267D
12/20/16  House: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/12/17  House: Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
01/18/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/17  House: Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with amendments (20-Y 2-N)
01/26/17  House: Read first time
01/27/17  House: Read second time
01/27/17  House: Committee amendments agreed to
01/27/17  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB1509E
01/27/17  House: Printed as engrossed 17101267D-E
01/30/17  House: Read third time and passed House (88-Y 10-N)
01/30/17  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (88-Y 10-N)
01/31/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources
02/02/17  Senate: Reported from Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources (15-Y 0-N)
02/06/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/17  Senate: Read third time
02/07/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/17  House: Enrolled
02/08/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1509ER)
02/08/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/08/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/09/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/9/17
02/09/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 16, 2017
02/13/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 4 (effective 7/1/17)
02/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0004)