To amend the Mineral Leasing Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to convey to a State all right, title, and interest in and to a percentage of the amount of royalties and other amounts required to be paid to the State under that Act with respect to public land and deposits in the State, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Wyoming At Large. Republican.
Last Updated: May 25, 2017
Length: 4 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced on May 25, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
4 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 2 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Pearce fights for fair share of mineral revenues”
— Rep. Stevan “Steve” Pearce [R-NM2, 2011-2018] (Co-sponsor) on May 30, 2017
May 25, 2017
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Sep 6, 2017
Considered by Energy and Mineral Resources
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
H.R. 2661 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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