H.R. 25 (94th): Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act

Introduced:

Jan 14, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:

Vetoed (No Override Attempt) on May 20, 1975

This bill was vetoed by the President on May 20, 1975 and Congress did not attempt an override before the end of the Congressional session.

Sponsor:

Morris Udall

Representative for Arizona's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide for the cooperation between the Secretary of the Interior and the States with respect to the regulation of surface coal mining operations, and the acquisition and reclamation of abandoned mines.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 14, 1975
 
Introduced

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Mar 18, 1975
 
Passed House

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Mar 20, 1975
 
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes.

May 20, 1975
 
Vetoed

The President vetoed the bill. Congress may attempt to override the veto.

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Details

Cosponsors
22 cosponsors (20D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
Mar 18, 1975 midnight
unknown 332/86

Related Bills

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H.R. 11500 (93rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jul 25, 1974

H.R. 5662 (95th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 28, 1977

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