H.R. 960 (112th): Mining Jobs Protection Act


Mar 8, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harold “Hal” Rogers

Representative for Kentucky's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 8, 2011
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify the authority of the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to disapprove specifications of disposal sites for the discharge of dredged or fill material, and to clarify the procedure under which a higher review of specifications may be requested.

Summary (CRS)

3/8/2011--Introduced.Mining Jobs Protection Act - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to repeal provisions that require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 8, 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. 960”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (8R) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 468 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 2011

S. 1720 (Related)
Jobs Through Growth Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 18, 2011

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