To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to provide funds to States and Indian tribes for the purpose of promoting economic revitalization, diversification, and development in economically distressed communities through the reclamation and restoration of land and water resources adversely affected by coal mining carried out before August 3, 1977, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 4, 2019
Length: 20 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on May 1, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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65 Cosponsors (50 Democrats, 15 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“New Democrat Coalition Releases Priorities for U.S. Climate Policy”
— Rep. Donald Beyer [D-VA8] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 18, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
Apr 9, 2019
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May 1, 2019
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Oct 4, 2019
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources
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H.R. 2156 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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