Mar 26, 2015
Passed House on Jan 12, 2016
This bill passed in the House on January 12, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 19, 2016
Length: 8 pages
11% chance of being enacted (details)
About the bill
To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to ensure transparency in the development of environmental regulations, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
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 ...
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1644 — 114th Congress: Supporting Transparent Regulatory and Environmental Actions in Mining Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr1644
“H.R. 1644 — 114th Congress: Supporting Transparent Regulatory and Environmental Actions in Mining Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. September 25, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr1644>
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