To modify the requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain lands, consistent with the principles of self-initiation of mining claims, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arizona's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Aug 4, 2020
Length: 132 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on October 23, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Natural Resources Committee Passes Mining Reform, Mining Pension Bills”
— Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] (Sponsor) on Oct 23, 2019
What stakeholders are saying
May 8, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 23, 2019
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Aug 4, 2020
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
H.R. 2579 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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