H.R. 538 (101st): Interim Abandoned Mines Reclamation Act of 1989


Jan 19, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 19, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Francis McCloskey

Representative for Indiana's 8th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To provide for the reclamation of surface coal mines when the operator and his surety are bankrupt, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/19/1989--Introduced.Interim Abandoned Mines Reclamation Act of 1989 - Amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to direct the Secretary of the Interior to expend a specified percentage ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 19, 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. 538”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5282 (100th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 13, 1988

H.R. 2095 (Related)
Abandoned Mine Reclamation Act of 1989

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 13, 1989

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