IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
April 11, 2019
Mr. Manchin (for himself, Mr. Jones, Mr. Warner, Mr. Kaine, Ms. Duckworth, and Mr. Brown) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to extend the period during which certain reclamation fees are required to be paid.
This Act may be cited as the
Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Fee Extension Act.
Abandoned mine land reclamation fee
Section 402(b) of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (30 U.S.C. 1232(b)) is amended by striking
September 30, 2021 and inserting
September 30, 2036.