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H.R. 2156: RECLAIM Act of 2019

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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

Matthew Cartwright

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 9, 2019
Length: 18 pages
Introduced
Apr 9, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on May 1, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 1, 2019.

Prognosis
4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2156 will add $1.2 billion in new spending through 2029.

History

Apr 9, 2019
 
Introduced

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May 1, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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H.R. 2156 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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