S. 2830 (111th): 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.


Dec 3, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 21, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jeff Bingaman

Senator from New Mexico



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Last Updated: Aug 5, 2010
Length: 4 pages

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Summary (CRS)

8/5/2010--Reported to Senate amended.Amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977, with respect to the allocation of surface mining reclamation funds to states and Indian tribes, to authorize ... Read more >

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Dec 3, 2009

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Jun 21, 2010
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2830”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (3D, 2R) (show)
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S. 2779 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Sep 11, 2008

H.R. 4817 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2010

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