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Code of Virginia
Title 45.1. Mines and Mining
Chapter 19. Virginia Coal Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1979

§ 45.1-261. (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund.

A. There is hereby created in the State Treasurer's office a special fund to be known as the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund, referred to in this article as the fund, which shall be administered by the Director.

B. The fund shall consist of deposits, made from time to time, of:

1. Amounts granted by the Secretary for purposes of conducting the approved State Reclamation Plan and annual reclamation projects;

2. Use fees charged for uses of lands acquired or reclaimed pursuant to this article, after expenditures for maintenance have been deducted;

3. Moneys recovered through the satisfaction of liens filed against privately owned land pursuant to this article;

4. Moneys recovered from sale of lands acquired by the Director pursuant to this article;

5. Donations made for the purposes of this article and other moneys made available or appropriated to the Director for such purposes.

C. Moneys deposited in the fund shall be used to carry out the State Reclamation Program as approved by the Secretary.

1984, c. 590, § 45.1-1.2; 1994, c. 28.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.