S.203: National Heritage Areas Act of 2006

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Bill Summary

National Heritage Areas Act of 2006 - Title I: Soda Ash Royalty Reduction - Soda Ash Royalty Reduction Act of 2006 - (Sec. 102) Lowers, for a five-year period, the royalty rate on the quantity or gross value of the output of sodium compounds and related products at the point of shipment to market from federal land to two percent. (Sec. 103) Directs the Secretary of the Interior to report to Congress, after four years, on the effects of such...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Reported by Senator Domenici without amendment. With written report No. 109-4.
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 11.
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
Passed Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title by Unanimous Consent.
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Received in the House.
Referred to the House Committee on Resources.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Referred to the Subcommittee on National Parks.
Mr. Walden (OR) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
Considered under suspension of the rules.
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on S. 203.
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Considered as unfinished business.
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 323 - 39 (Roll no. 395).
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
Senate agreed to House amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Con. Res. 456, enrollment corrections on S. 203 have been made.
Cleared for White House.
Presented to President.
Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 109-338.
Jan. 31, 2005

Introduced in the Senate by Craig Thomas (R-Wyo.)

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