H. R. 4353
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 11, 2007
Mrs. Cubin (for herself and Mr. Rehberg) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources
To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to make certain technical corrections.
This Act may be cited as the
Surface Mining Control and Reclamation
Act of 1977 Technical Corrections Act.
Technical corrections to the surface mining control and reclamation act of 1977
Section 411(h)(3) of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (30 U.S.C. 1240a(h)(3)) is amended—
by striking subparagraph (A) and inserting the following:
Notwithstanding chapters 63 and 65 of title 31, United States Code, all payments made under this subsection to a certified State or Indian tribe shall be distributed as direct transfers of funds rather than in the form of grants.
by adding at the end the following:
Timing of payment
Payments made under this subsection shall be made at the same time as payments under section 401(d).