H.R. 11500 (93rd): Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act

Introduced:

Nov 15, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 25, 1974 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Morris Udall

Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the regulation of surface coal mining operations in the United States, to authorize the Secretary of Interior to make grants to States to encourage the State regulation of surface mining.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Nov 15, 1973
 
Introduced

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Jul 25, 1974
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
15 cosponsors (11D, 4R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Jul 25, 1974 midnight
unknown 291/81

Related Bills

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H.R. 25 (94th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Vetoed (No Override Attempt)
Last Action: May 20, 1975

S. 425 (Related)
Surface Mining Reclamation Act

Pocket Vetoed
Dec 30, 1974

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