MINED LAND RECLAMATION
45-6B-1 Citation of chapter.
45-6B-2 Legislative findings and policy.
45-6B-3 Definition of terms.
45-6B-4 Local government permit--Additional bond or surety not authorized--Conditional mining permit.
45-6B-5 Application for permit for mining operation.
45-6B-6 Application for permit--Contents.
45-6B-7 Reclamation plan--Contents.
45-6B-8 Previously mined land--Reclamation not required for surface mining.
45-6B-9 Previously mined land--Reclamation not required for underground mining.
45-6B-10 Map of affected area.
45-6B-11 Approval of reclamation plan by Department of Agriculture, Department of Education, and Department of Game, Fish and Parks.
45-6B-12 Consultation with surface owner--Instrument of consultation.
45-6B-13 Instrument of consultation not obtained--Hearing and order.
45-6B-14 Fee for application.
45-6B-15 Copy of application filed with department and register of deeds--Public inspection.
45-6B-16 Notice of application--Publication.
45-6B-17 Notice of application--Mailing to owners and lessees of surface rights.
45-6B-18 Amendment of permit and modifications of operating or reclamation plans--Application fees.
45-6B-19 Confidential information in application protected--Violation as misdemeanor.
45-6B-20 Inspection of site prior to issuance of permit--Surety for reclamation costs required.
45-6B-20.1 Board may require additional proof of financial assurance from certain operators--Content and amount--Factors for consideration.
45-6B-20.2 Time for filing under 45-6B-20.1.
45-6B-21 Criteria for determining amount and duration of surety.
45-6B-22 Surety bond--Surety other than bond--Considerations by board.
45-6B-23 Cash or securities in lieu of surety.
45-6B-24 Surety payable to state--Conditions required.
45-6B-25 Surety liability continues until released.
45-6B-26 Surety penalty--Amount.
45-6B-27 Surety penalty--Increase or reduction.
45-6B-28 Objections--Statements in support of application--Notice and hearing.
45-6B-29 County request for hearing on application.
45-6B-30 Hearing on application--Time extension--Notice--Time for decision.
45-6B-31 Modification of application prior to hearing.
45-6B-32 Grant of permit if application in compliance with law--Grounds for denial.
45-6B-33 Unsuitable land--No permit issued.
45-6B-33.1 Socioeconomic impact study--Preparation at operator's expense--Contents--Determination of sufficiency.
45-6B-33.2 Permit application for small-scale mining operation--Small-scale mining operation defined.
45-6B-33.3 Special, exceptional, critical, or unique land defined.
45-6B-33.4 Preliminary list of special, exceptional, critical, or unique lands--Application for classification.
45-6B-33.5 Alternative restrictions and limitations by board on special, exceptional, critical, or unique land.
45-6B-33.6 Determination of classification--Notice and grounds.
45-6B-33.7 Appeal of determination--Hearing--Notice.
45-6B-33.8 Underground mining allowed beneath special, exceptional, critical, or unique land.
45-6B-34 Notice to county commissioners of approval or denial of permit or amendment.
45-6B-35 Mining operations--Applicable law.
45-6B-36 Annual filing of map and fee.
45-6B-38 Disposal of refuse.
45-6B-40 Removal and handling of topsoil.
45-6B-41 Disturbance to hydrologic balance.
45-6B-42 Slides, subsidence, or damage protection--Fencing.
45-6B-43 Surface areas protected--Spoil piles--Weeds.
45-6B-44 Proposed reclamation plan--Copy to adjacent landowner--Approval of plan--Consultation with landowner and local authorities--Reclamation of all affected land.
45-6B-45 Choices of reclamation--Requirements for operator.
45-6B-46 Time for completion of reclamation--Plantings not required under certain conditions.
45-6B-47 Transfer of permit--Application--Release of first operator and surety as to reclamation--Transfer fee.
45-6B-48 Violation--Notice to operator.
45-6B-49 Violation--Cease and desist order.
45-6B-51 Violation--Modification, suspension, or revocation of permit.
45-6B-52 Violation--Action for temporary restraining order or injunction.
45-6B-53 Small-scale operation--Special permit laws applicable.
45-6B-54 Small-scale operation--Application for permit--Contents.
45-6B-55 Small-scale operation--Fee--Surety.
45-6B-56 Small-scale operation--Annual notice of intent to continue--Fee and reporting requirements.
45-6B-57 Small-scale operation--Notice of completion of reclamation.
45-6B-59 Laws applicable to processing and action on applications.
45-6B-60 Small-scale operation--Conversion of permit to larger operation.
45-6B-61 Small-scale operation--Conversion of permit--Time for action on application.
45-6B-62 Small-scale operation--Conversion of permit--Laws applicable to procedure.
45-6B-63 Small-scale operation--Conversion of permit--Grounds for denial.
45-6B-64, 45-6B-65. Repealed.
45-6B-66 Violation--Forfeiture of surety--Proceedings by attorney general.
45-6B-67 Violation--Forfeiture of surety--Foreclosure of real estate.
45-6B-68 Violation--Forfeiture of surety--Reclamation of land by board.
45-6B-69 Fees deposited in environment and natural resources fee fund--Proceeds of forfeiture of surety deposited in special revenue fund.
45-6B-70 Violation of permit--Civil penalty--Liability for damages to environment.
Operation without permit--Civil penalty. 45-6B-71.1
Operation without permit near lake or stream as misdemeanor. 45-6B-72
Refusal of access or interference with inspection as violation. 45-6B-73
Jurisdiction and authority of board--Employment of personnel--Legal services provided by attorney general. 45-6B-74
Studies and programs initiated and encouraged by board. 45-6B-75
Assistance provided by other departments and agencies. 45-6B-76
General powers of board. 45-6B-77
Use of reclamation fund. 45-6B-80
Exemption of educational and recreational activities. 45-6B-81
Promulgation of rules by board regarding surface mining and reclamation. 45-6B-82
to 45-6B-85. Repealed. 45-6B-85.1
Large-scale gold or silver surface mining operations not exempt from federal laws. 45-6B-88
Procedures for issuance, suspension, revocation, and renewal of permits--Hearing--Uncontested recommendation. 45-6B-89
Postclosure plan--Postclosure care--Financial assurance--Certification of completed postclosure activities--Liability of operator. 45-6B-92
Description of critical resources affected by reclamation plan. 45-6B-93
Annual report on large-scale gold or silver surface mining operation--Information to be included. 45-6B-94
Gold or silver surface mining--Legislative findings. 45-6B-95
Permits for new large-scale operations--Limitations. 45-6B-96
Permits for presently operating large-scale gold or silver surface mines. 45-6B-97
Reclamation--Qualifications for credit--Assignment. 45-6B-98
Submission of reclamation plan--Contents. 45-6B-99
Exclusion of underground mining operations. 45-6B-100
to 45-6B-103. Repealed. 45-6B-104
New surface mining permits prohibited for private land in Spearfish Canyon. 45-6B-105
Location of Spearfish Canyon. 45-6B-106
Lake dredging activities license.