H.R. 3409 (112th): Stop the War on Coal Act of 2012


Nov 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 21, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Bill Johnson

Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 13, 2012
Length: 95 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To limit the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations before December 31, 2013, under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977.

Summary (CRS)

9/21/2012--Passed House amended.Stop the War on Coal Act of 2012 - TitleI - Limitation on Authority to Issue Regulations Under The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977Section101 - ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 14, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 29, 2012
Reported by Committee

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Sep 21, 2012
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3409”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


19 cosponsors (19R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Sep 21, 2012 10:49 a.m.
Failed 174/229
Sep 21, 2012 10:55 a.m.
Failed 178/229
Sep 21, 2012 11 a.m.
Agreed to 242/168
Sep 21, 2012 11:04 a.m.
Failed 164/246
Sep 21, 2012 11:10 a.m.
Failed 164/247
Sep 21, 2012 11:13 a.m.
Agreed to 247/163
Sep 21, 2012 11:19 a.m.
Failed 160/250
Sep 21, 2012 11:23 a.m.
Failed 168/243
Sep 21, 2012 11:27 a.m.
Agreed to 228/183
Sep 21, 2012 11:31 a.m.
Agreed to 226/181
Sep 21, 2012 12:08 p.m.
Passed 233/175

Related Bills

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H.Res. 788 (Related)
Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 118) providing for congressional disapproval ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sep 20, 2012

S. 3558 (Related)
Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 19, 2012

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