H.R. 11500 (93rd): Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act
Nov 15, 1973
93rd Congress, 1973–1974
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.
Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district
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.
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Vetoed (No Override Attempt)
Last Action: May 20, 1975
Dec 30, 1974
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TO AMEND AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 11500 BY STRIKING LANGUAGE RESTRICTING MINING PERMITS TO PERIODS OF 2 YEARS.Jun 23, 1974 midnight
unknown 213/193TO AGREE TO THE RULES FOR THE CONSIDERATION OF H.R. 11500, A BILL TO PROVE FOR THE REGULATION OF SURFACE COAL MINING OPERATIONS.Jul 17, 1974 midnight
unknown 411/1TO AGREE TO AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 11500 IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE. THE SUBSTITUTE EMBODIES THE PROVISIONS OF H.R. 12898, WHICH WOULD SIGNIFICANTLY WEAKEN THE BILL.Jul 18, 1974 midnight
unknown 156/255TO AGREE TO AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 11500 IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE EMBODYING THE PROVISIONS OF H.R. 15000 WHICH WOULD ELIMINATE SURFACE STRIP MINING ENTIRELY.Jul 18, 1974 midnight
unknown 69/336Jul 18, 1974 midnight
unknown 217/176TO AMEND TITLE I OF H.R. 11500 SO AS TO MAKE IT THE PURPOSE OF THE BILL TO "PROVIDE" RATHER THAN ASSURE A NATIONWIDE EFFORT TO REGULATE SURFACE COAL MINING.Jul 18, 1974 midnight
unknown 146/250TO CLOSE DEBATE ON THE AMENDMENT TO SECTION 201 OF H.R. 11500, AND THE SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENT THERETO.Jul 22, 1974 midnight
unknown 150/233TO AGREE TO AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 201 OF H.R. 11500 WHICH AS AMENDED PROVIDES TO INSERT A NEW SECTION 201 ON REGULATORY PROCEDURES IDENTICAL TO THE COMMITTEE VERSION. ORIGINALLY, THE AMENDMENT PROVIDED TO INSERT THE RELEVANT LANGUAGE FROM H.R. 12898, THE HOSEMER SUBSTITUTE BILL.Jul 22, 1974 midnight
unknown 241/144TO AMEND AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 11500 BY INCLUDING AGRICULTURAL OR RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AMONG POSTMINING OPERATIONS TO WHICH THE REGULATORY AUTHORITY MAY GRANT EXCEPTIONS TO BACKFILLING REQUIREMENTS.Jul 23, 1974 midnight
unknown 213/193Jul 24, 1974 midnight
unknown 324/54TO RECOMMIT H.R. 11500 TO THE COMMITTEE ON INTERIOR AND INSULAR AFFAIRS AND REPORT IT BACK WITH AN AMENDMENT EM- BODYING THE PROVISIONS OF THE HOSMER BILL, H.R. 12898.Jul 25, 1974 midnight
unknown 112/273Jul 25, 1974 midnight
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