Bill Text — Nov 17, 2014
This bill’s text for status Placed on Calendar in the Senate (Nov 17, 2014) is now available.
Jul 25, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
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.
Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 8, 2014
Length: 6 pages
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.
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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Last Action: Sep 18, 2014
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 26, 2014
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2824 — 113th Congress: Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr2824
“H.R. 2824 — 113th Congress: Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr2824>
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