H.R. 699 (111th): Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2009


Jan 27, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 27, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Nick Rahall II

Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 27, 2009
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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.

Summary (CRS)

1/27/2009--Introduced.Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2009 - Applies this Act to any mining claim, millsite claim, or tunnel site claim located under the general mining laws or used for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 27, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 699”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


39 cosponsors (39D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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