H.R. 618 (112th): Rare Earths and Critical Materials Revitalization Act of 2011


Feb 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Leonard Boswell

Representative for Iowa's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2011
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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)

2/10/2011--Introduced.Rare Earths and Critical Materials Revitalization Act of 2011 - Establishes in the Department of Energy (DOE) a research, development, and commercial application program to assure the long-term, secure, and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 10, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 618”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (10D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 1388 (Related)
Rare Earths Supply Chain Technology and Resources Transformation Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 6, 2011

H.R. 952 (Related)
Energy Critical Elements Renewal Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 8, 2011

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