S. 3189 (95th): A bill to further amend the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 201 (a) ), to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to exchange Federal Coal leases and to encourage recovery of certain coal deposits, and for other purposes.


Jun 9, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 30, 1978

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 30, 1978.


Pub.L. 95-554


Floyd Haskell

Senator from Colorado



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Last Updated: Oct 30, 1978

About the bill

Summary (CRS)

(Measure passed House, amended, in lieu of H.R. 13553) Authorizes the Secretary of the Interior, notwithstanding the provisions of the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920, to issue leases for coal ... Read more >


Jun 9, 1978

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Aug 25, 1978
Reported by Committee

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Sep 20, 1978
Passed Senate

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Oct 3, 1978
Passed House with Changes

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

Oct 13, 1978
Senate Agreed to Changes

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Oct 30, 1978
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3189”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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H.R. 13553 (Related)
A bill to further amend the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 (30 U.S.C. 201(a)), ...

Passed House
Last Action: Oct 3, 1978

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