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H.R.1972: State Mineral Revenue Protection Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about energy
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Sponsor Cynthia M. Lummis, R-Wyo.
Total Cosponsors 10 (2 Democrats, 8 Republicans)
Introduced May 14, 2013
Latest Major Action May 21, 2013
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Bill Summary

State Mineral Revenue Protection Act - Amends the Mineral Leasing Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior, on the request of a state (other than Alaska) and in lieu of any payments to the state under the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982, to convey to the state all right, title, and interest in and to 50% of all amounts otherwise required to be paid into the Treasury from sales, bonuses, royalties (including interest charges), and rentals for all public land or deposits located in the state. (Current law requires payment to a state of 50% of all money derived from such sales, bonuses, royalties, and rentals.)

Requires the Secretary to convey to Alaska, upon its request, all right, title, and interest in and to 90% of all such amounts otherwise required to be paid into the Treasury from sales, bonuses, royalties (including interest charges), and rentals for all public land or deposits located in Alaska.

Requires any person, after a conveyance und...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 21, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
May 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.