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

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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


Oct 6, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 13, 2006
Ordered Reported by Committee

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S. 1848 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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