H.R. 2824 (113th): Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America


Jul 25, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 25, 2014 but was never passed by the Senate.


Bill Johnson

Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 8, 2014
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to stop the ongoing waste by the Department of the Interior of taxpayer resources and implement the final rule on excess spoil, mining waste, and buffers for perennial and intermittent streams, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/25/2014--Passed House amended.Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America - Amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to require state programs for regulation of ... Read more >

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Jul 25, 2013

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Nov 14, 2013
Reported by Committee

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Mar 25, 2014
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. 2824”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Mar 25, 2014 3:06 p.m.
Passed 229/192

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Last Action: Sep 18, 2014

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