S. 3450 (112th): Coal Miner Employment and Domestic Energy Infrastructure Protection Act

Jul 26, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Daniel Coats
Senior Senator from Indiana
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Jul 26, 2012
2 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3409 (Related)
Stop the War on Coal Act of 2012

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 21, 2012

S. 3445 (Related)
Domestic Energy and Jobs Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 26, 2012


This bill was introduced on July 26, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jul 26, 2012
Referred to Committee Jul 26, 2012
Full Title

A bill 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.


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Coal Miner Employment and Domestic Energy Infrastructure Protection Act - Prohibits the Secretary of the Interior, before December 31, 2013, from issuing or approving any proposed or final regulation under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 that would:
(1) adversely impact employment in coal mines in the United States;
(2) cause a reduction in revenue received by the federal government or any state, tribal, or local government, by reducing through regulation the quantity of coal in the United States that is available for mining;
(3) reduce the quantity of coal available for domestic consumption or for export;
(4) designate any area as unsuitable for surface coal mining and reclamation operations; or
(5) expose the United States to liability for taking the value of privately owned coal through regulation.

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