H.R. 5259: Certainty for States and Tribes Act

To direct the Secretary of the Interior to reestablish the Royalty Policy Committee in order to further a more consultative process with key Federal, State, tribal, environmental, and energy stakeholders, and for other purposes.

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May 17, 2016


Reported by Committee on Sep 8, 2016

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Ryan Zinke

Representative for Montana At Large



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Last Updated: May 17, 2016
Length: 9 pages


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May 17, 2016

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Sep 8, 2016
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