Arkansas Coal Transportation Bond Update

ArkansasIn the state of Arkansas a new bill was introduced on February 3rd, 2009 affecting existing law concerning vehicles hauling coal. The new bill, titled SB 300, revoked the existing law regulating the Department of Arkansas State Police weighing vehicles transporting coal. The coal weighing official/manager was required to obtain a $5,000 surety bond. Now that the law was removed, the bond requirement was also terminated. This bill revision was enacted on March 10th, 2009.