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Code of Virginia
Title 45.1. Mines and Mining
Chapter 16. Permits for Certain Mining Operations; Reclamation of Land
11/28/2020

§ 45.1-183. Bond of operator.

Each operator at the time of filing his application shall furnish bond on a form to be prescribed by the Director payable to the Department and conditioned that the operator shall faithfully perform all of the requirements of this chapter and of the operations plan as approved and directed by the Department. The amount of bond shall be $3,000 per acre, based upon the number of acres of land which the operator estimates will be affected by mining operations during the next ensuing year. Such bond shall be executed by the operator and by a corporate surety licensed to do business in this Commonwealth; provided, however, that in lieu of such bond the operator may deposit cash or collateral security acceptable to the Director.

1968, c. 734; 1970, c. 245; 1972, c. 206; 1974, c. 312; 1977, c. 312; 2017, c. 4.

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