To withdraw certain Bureau of Land Management land from mineral development.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Mexico's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 8, 2020
Length: 6 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on January 15, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)
What stakeholders are saying
May 9, 2019
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Jan 15, 2020
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Sep 8, 2020
Reported by House Committee on Natural Resources
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H.R. 2640 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2640. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
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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