H.R. 5259 (114th): 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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

May 17, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 8, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Ryan Zinke

Representative for Montana At Large

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 22, 2016
Length: 12 pages

History

May 17, 2016
 
Introduced

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Sep 8, 2016
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Nov 22, 2016
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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H.R. 5259 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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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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