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H.R. 2937 (115th): Community Reclamation Partnerships Act

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To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to authorize partnerships between States and nongovernmental entities for the purpose of reclaiming and restoring land and water resources adversely affected by coal mining activities before August 3, 1977, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Darin LaHood

Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 18th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Oct 3, 2017
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Jun 20, 2017
115th Congress (2017–2019)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 2, 2017 but was never passed by the Senate.

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).

Cosponsors

1 Cosponsor (1 Republican)

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What legislators are saying

Congressman LaHood Introduces Legislation to Increase Opportunity to Restore Abandoned Mines
    — Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL18] (Sponsor) on Jun 21, 2017

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - We need Common-sense gun reform
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] on Oct 10, 2017

The Week Ahead - scheduled votes, committee action and other important notes for the week of October 2, 2017
    — Rep. David Young [R-IA3, 2015-2018] on Oct 2, 2017

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History

Jun 20, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 22, 2017
 
Considered by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Jun 27, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 26, 2017
 
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources

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Oct 2, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 2937 (115th) was 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2937. This is the one from the 115th Congress.

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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