H.R. 6160 (111th): Rare Earths and Critical Materials Revitalization Act of 2010


Sep 22, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 29, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.


Kathleen Dahlkemper

Representative for Pennsylvania's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2010
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To develop a rare earth materials program, to amend the National Materials and Minerals Policy, Research and Development Act of 1980, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/29/2010--Passed House amended.Rare Earths and Critical Materials Revitalization Act of 2010 - TitleI - Rare Earth MaterialsSection101 - Establishes in the Department of Energy (DOE) a research, development, and commercial ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 22, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 28, 2010
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 29, 2010
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6160”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Sep 29, 2010 6:08 p.m.
Passed 325/98

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