HR 2937

Title: Community Reclamation Partnerships Act
Author: Rep. Darin LaHood (REP-IL)

Summary
<p><b>Community Reclamation Partnerships Act</b></p> <p>This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to revise the abandoned mine land reclamation program which restores land and water adversely impacted by surface coal mines that were abandoned before SMCRA's enactment.</p> <p>A state with an approved abandoned mine reclamation program may enter into a memorandum of understanding with relevant federal or state agencies (or both) for remediating mine drainage on abandoned mine land and water impacted by abandoned mines. </p> <p>In addition, the bill authorizes a partnership between a state and a community reclaimer for remediating abandoned mine land if:</p> <ul> <li>the partnership's proposed project is consistent with an approved state memorandum of ...

Status
Introduced in House 06/20/2017
Introduced in House 06/20/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources. 06/20/2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 06/27/2017
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent. 06/27/2017
Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 115-260. 07/26/2017
Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 115-260. 07/26/2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 189. 07/26/2017
Mr. Thompson (PA) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill. 10/02/2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7645-7646) 10/02/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2937. 10/02/2017
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H7645) 10/02/2017
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7645) 10/02/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 10/02/2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. 10/03/2017

Bill Text
10/04/2017 - HR 2937 (Referred+in+Senate)
10/03/2017 - HR 2937 (Referred+in+Senate)
10/02/2017 - HR 2937 (Engrossed+in+House)
07/26/2017 - HR 2937 (Reported+in+House)
07/26/2017 - HR 2937 (Reported+in+House)
06/20/2017 - HR 2937 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Darin LaHood (R-IL)
    () - U.S. Representative

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    Capital Address:
    1424 Longworth House Office Building

    Washington, DC 20515-1318
    Phone: (202) 225-6201

    District Address:
    100 NE Monroe Street, #100

    Peoria, IL 61602
    Phone: (309) 671-7027
    Fax: (309) 671-7309

 
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