H.R. 2262 (110th): Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2007

Introduced:

May 10, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 1, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Nick Rahall II

Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 5, 2007
Length: 99 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To modify the requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain lands, consistent with the principles of self-initiation of mining claims, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

May 10, 2007
 
Introduced

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Oct 23, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

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Nov 1, 2007
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
62 cosponsors (60D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Nov 1, 2007 2:16 p.m.
Failed 173/244
Nov 1, 2007 2:21 p.m.
Failed 175/240
Nov 1, 2007 2:54 p.m.
Passed 244/166

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 699 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 2009

S. 2750 (Related)
Abandoned Mine Reclamation Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 12, 2008

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