H.R. 1315 (101st): To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to facilitate the use of abandoned mine reclamation fund moneys to replace certain water supplies adversely affected by coal mining practices.


Mar 8, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 8, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carl Perkins

Representative for Kentucky's 7th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

3/8/1989--Introduced.Amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to authorize any State to expend up to 50 percent of its allocated mine reclamation funds to construct public water ... Read more >

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Mar 8, 1989

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1315”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
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H.R. 2095 (Related)
Abandoned Mine Reclamation Act of 1989

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 13, 1989

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