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§ 681.17. Forfeiture of bond or deposit for non-compliance with law

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 52 P.S. Mines and Mining

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 52 P.S. Mines and Mining (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 9. Anthracite Strip Mining and Conservation Act
52 P.S. § 681.17
§ 681.17. Forfeiture of bond or deposit for non-compliance with law
If the operator fails or refuses to comply with the requirements of the act as to any area for which liability has been provided in the bond, the Secretary of Mines and Mineral Industries1 shall declare such portion of the bond forfeited, and shall certify the same to the Department of Justice, which department shall proceed to sue out and collect the amount of liability forfeited thereon; and where the operator has deposited cash or securities in lieu of bond, the Secretary of Mines and Mineral Industries shall declare such portion of the deposit forfeited and shall direct the State Treasurer to pay said moneys into a special fund for the use of the department, or to proceed to sell said securities to the extent forfeited and pay the proceeds thereof into the said special fund. Such moneys or securities so forfeited and collected shall be used by the Secretary of Mines and Mineral Industries to pay the cost of backfilling and other acts required by this act, and the cost of planting as required by section 14 of this act.2

Credits

1947, June 27, P.L. 1095, § 17. Amended 1961, Sept. 2, P.L. 1194, § 11.

Footnotes

Enrolled bill reads “tries”.
52 P.S. § 681.14.
52 P.S. § 681.17, PA ST 52 P.S. § 681.17
Current through Act 4 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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