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H.R. 1644 (114th): Supporting Transparent Regulatory and Environmental Actions in Mining Act

H.R. 1644 would prohibit the Department of the Interior (DOI) from issuing any rule regarding prohibited surface mining areas near streams until a year after the National Academy of Science (NAS) has submitted an evaluative report of the current rule to Congress. It gives two years for NAS to submit the report, meaning DOI would be prevented from issuing further ... Continue reading »

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 26, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 12, 2016 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Alex Mooney

Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 19, 2016
Length: 8 pages

History

Mar 26, 2015
 
Introduced

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May 14, 2015
 
Considered by Energy and Mineral Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 9, 2015
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Sep 10, 2015
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 1, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Jan 11, 2016
 
Considered by House Committee on Rules

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jan 12, 2016
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 1644 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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