Mining (Mining related)

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Coal Jobs Protection Act of 2013 H.R. 1829 (113th) CapitoSupportNo
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide guidance and clarification regarding issuing new and renewal permits, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide guidance and clarification regarding issuing new and renewal permits, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America H.R. 2824 (113th) JohnsonSupportNo
To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to stop the ongoing waste by the Department of the Interior of taxpayer resources and implement the final rule on excess spoil, mining… More
To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to stop the ongoing waste by the Department of the Interior of taxpayer resources and implement the final rule on excess spoil, mining waste, and buffers for perennial and intermittent streams, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 H.R. 3080 (113th) ShusterSupportNo
To provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Good Samaritan Cleanup of Abandoned Hardrock Mines Act of 2014 H.R. 5060 (113th) DeFazioOpposeNo
To modify the requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain lands, consistent with the principles of self-initiation of mining claims, and for other purposes. (by More
To modify the requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain lands, consistent with the principles of self-initiation of mining claims, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Helium Stewardship Act of 2013 H.R. 527 (113th) HastingsSupportNo
To amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of… More
To amend the Helium Act to complete the privatization of the Federal helium reserve in a competitive market fashion that ensures stability in the helium markets while protecting the interests of American taxpayers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013 H.R. 761 (113th) AmodeiSupportNo
To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to… More
To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to United States economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness. (by CRS) Hide
Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2013 S. 1600 (113th) MurkowskiSupportNo
A bill to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, research, and… More
A bill to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, research, and international capabilities in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2011 H.R. 1904 (112th) GosarSupportNo
To facilitate the efficient extraction of mineral resources in southeast Arizona by authorizing and directing an exchange of Federal and non-Federal land, and for other purposes. (by More
To facilitate the efficient extraction of mineral resources in southeast Arizona by authorizing and directing an exchange of Federal and non-Federal land, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
National Strategic and Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2011 H.R. 2011 (112th) LambornSupportNo
To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an assessment of the capability of the Nation to meet our current and future demands for the minerals critical to United States manufacturing… More
To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an assessment of the capability of the Nation to meet our current and future demands for the minerals critical to United States manufacturing competitiveness and economic and national security in a time of expanding resource nationalism, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011 H.R. 2018 (112th) MicaSupportNo
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to preserve the authority of each State to make determinations relating to the State's water quality standards, and for other purposes. (by… More
To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to preserve the authority of each State to make determinations relating to the State's water quality standards, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Stop the War on Coal Act of 2012 H.R. 3409 (112th) JohnsonSupportNo
To limit the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations before December 31, 2013, under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977. (by More
To limit the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to issue regulations before December 31, 2013, under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977. (by CRS) Hide
National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2012 H.R. 4402 (112th) AmodeiSupportNo
To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to… More
To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to United States economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness. (by CRS) Hide
Rare Earths and Critical Materials Revitalization Act of 2011 H.R. 618 (112th) BoswellSupportNo
To develop a rare earth materials program, to amend the National Materials and Minerals Policy, Research and Development Act of 1980, and for other purposes. (by More
To develop a rare earth materials program, to amend the National Materials and Minerals Policy, Research and Development Act of 1980, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2011 S. 1113 (112th) MurkowskiSupportNo
A bill to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, research, and… More
A bill to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, research, and international capabilities in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 S. 847 (112th) LautenbergOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to ensure that risks from chemicals are adequately understood and managed, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to ensure that risks from chemicals are adequately understood and managed, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Consolidated Land, Energy, and Aquatic Resources Act of 2009 H.R. 3534 (111th) RahallOpposeNo
To provide greater efficiencies, transparency, returns, and accountability in the administration of Federal mineral and energy resources by consolidating administration of various Federal energy… More
To provide greater efficiencies, transparency, returns, and accountability in the administration of Federal mineral and energy resources by consolidating administration of various Federal energy minerals management and leasing programs into one entity to be known as the Office of Federal Energy and Minerals Leasing of the Department of the Interior, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Rare Earths Supply-Chain Technology and Resources Transformation Act of 2010 H.R. 4866 (111th) CoffmanSupportNo
To reestablish a competitive domestic rare earths minerals production industry; a domestic rare earth processing, refining, purification, and metals production industry; a domestic rare earth metals… More
To reestablish a competitive domestic rare earths minerals production industry; a domestic rare earth processing, refining, purification, and metals production industry; a domestic rare earth metals alloying industry; and a domestic rare earth based magnet production industry and supply chain in the United States. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Provide Incentives for Improving Mine Safety. H.R. 497 (111th) EllsworthSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for improving mine safety. (by CRS)
Robert C. Byrd Miner Safety and Health Act of 2010 H.R. 5663 (111th) MillerOpposeNo
To improve compliance with mine and occupational safety and health laws, empower workers to raise safety concerns, prevent future mine and other workplace tragedies, establish rights of families of… More
To improve compliance with mine and occupational safety and health laws, empower workers to raise safety concerns, prevent future mine and other workplace tragedies, establish rights of families of victims of workplace accidents, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Grand Canyon Watersheds Protection Act of 2009 H.R. 644 (111th) GrijalvaOpposeNo
To withdraw the Tusayan Ranger District and Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management in the vicinity of Kanab Creek and in House Rock Valley from location, entry, and patent under the… More
To withdraw the Tusayan Ranger District and Federal land managed by the Bureau of Land Management in the vicinity of Kanab Creek and in House Rock Valley from location, entry, and patent under the mining laws, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Robert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act of 2010 H.R. 6495 (111th) MillerOpposeNo
To improve compliance with mine safety and health laws, empower miners to raise safety concerns, prevent future mine tragedies, and for other purposes. (by More
To improve compliance with mine safety and health laws, empower miners to raise safety concerns, prevent future mine tragedies, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2009 H.R. 699 (111th) RahallOpposeNo
To modify the requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain lands, consistent with the principles of self-initiation of mining claims, and for other purposes. (by More
To modify the requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain lands, consistent with the principles of self-initiation of mining claims, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Worker Protection Against Combustible Dust Explosions and Fires Act of 2008 H.R. 5522 (110th) MillerOpposeNo
To require the Secretary of Labor to issue interim and final occupational safety and health standards regarding worker exposure to combustible dust, and for other purposes. (by More
To require the Secretary of Labor to issue interim and final occupational safety and health standards regarding worker exposure to combustible dust, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide