H.R. 6202 (112th): True Cost of Coal Act of 2012


Jul 25, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 25, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim McDermott

Representative for Washington's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2012
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish the Coal Mitigation Trust Fund funded by the imposition of a tax on the extraction of coal, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/25/2012--Introduced.True Cost of Coal Act of 2012 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) impose a $10 per ton excise tax on the extraction of coal; (2) establish in ... Read more >

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Jul 25, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6202”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
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H.R. 2396 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 17, 2013

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