H.R. 905 (109th): Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 2005


Feb 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Cubin

Representative for Wyoming At Large



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Last Updated: Feb 17, 2005
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to provide for the development of Federal coal resources.

Summary (CRS)

2/17/2005--Introduced.Coal Leasing Amendments Act of 2005 - Amends the Mineral Leasing Act to repeal the 160-acre limitation placed upon coal leases.Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior to establish a mining ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 17, 2005

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 905”). 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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Related Bills

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H.R. 794 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2003

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