S. 1848 (109th): Cleanup of Inactive and Abandoned Mines Act


Oct 6, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 13, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ken Salazar

Senator from Colorado



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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2006
Length: 66 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote remediation of inactive and abandoned mines, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/27/2006--Reported to Senate amended.Cleanup of Inactive and Abandoned Mines Act - Section2 - Includes among purposes of this Act to: (1) encourage the partial or complete remediation of inactive or ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 6, 2005

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Sep 13, 2006
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1848”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (2R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 5404 (Related)
Good Samaritan Clean Watershed Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2006

S. 2780 (Related)
Good Samaritan Clean Watershed Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 10, 2006

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