H.R. 4817 (111th): To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to clarify that uncertified States and ...

...Indian tribes have the authority to use certain payments for certain noncoal reclamation projects.

111th Congress, 2009–2010. Text as of Mar 10, 2010 (Introduced).

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111th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4817

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 10, 2010

(for himself, Mr. Luján, and Mr. Heinrich) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Natural Resources

A BILL

To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to clarify that uncertified States and Indian tribes have the authority to use certain payments for certain noncoal reclamation projects.

1.

Abandoned mine reclamation

(a)

Limitation on funds

Section 409(b) of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (30 U.S.C. 1239(b)) is amended by inserting or section 411(h)(1) after section 402(g).

(b)

Use of funds

Section 411(h)(1)(D)(ii) of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (30 U.S.C. 1240a(h)(1)(D)(ii)) is amended by inserting or 409 after section 403.