H.R. 1644: 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 ...

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 26, 2015

Status:

Passed House on Jan 12, 2016

This bill passed in the House on January 12, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Mar 26, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 10, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jan 12, 2016
 
Passed House

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1644 is 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.

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