17.24.1301 MODIFICATION OF EXISTING PERMITS: ISSUANCE OF REVISIONS AND PERMITS
(1) Within one year of October 22, 2004, each operator and each test pit prospector shall submit to the department an application for all permit revisions necessary to bring the permit and operations conducted thereunder into compliance with subchapters 3 through 12 as they read on October 22, 2004.
(2) A permit revision application submitted solely for purposes of (1) is a minor revision for purposes of subchapter 4.
(3) No permittee may continue to mine or reclaim under an operating permit after the midterm (date that is two and one-half years after permit issuance or renewal) of the permit or the permit renewal date, whichever occurs later, unless the permit has been revised to comply with subchapters 3 through 12, as amended on October 22, 2004.
History: 82-4-204, MCA; IMP, 82-4-221, 82-4-222, MCA; NEW, 1989 MAR p. 30, Eff. 1/13/89; AMD, 1990 MAR p. 964, Eff. 5/18/90; AMD, 1991 MAR p. 465, Eff. 4/12/91; AMD, 1992 MAR p. 232, Eff. 2/14/92; TRANS, from DSL, 1996 MAR p. 3042; AMD, 2004 MAR p. 2548, Eff. 10/22/04.