Introduced by Sen. Tom Casperson (R) on May 18, 2017 To earmark $500,000 of the annual revenue from a tax imposed on low grade iron ore to the local intermediate school district where the mine is located. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Natural Resources Committee on May 18, 2017
Reported in the Senate on November 30, 2017 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on December 12, 2017 To establish that money in a state mine reclamation fund cannot be spent except with an appropriation enacted by the legislature.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 12, 2017
Amendment offered by Sen. David Knezek (D) on December 13, 2017 To require that any loss of school aid fund revenue under the bill be filled in with state general fund money.