H.R.957: American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about public lands and natural resources
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Sponsor Cynthia M. Lummis, R-Wyo.
Total Cosponsors 7 (2 Democrats, 5 Republicans)
Introduced March 5, 2013
Latest Major Action July 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act - Sets at 2%, 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.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 22, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 123.
July 22, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Natural Resources. H. Rept. 113-169.
May 15, 2013 Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 28 - 13.
May 15, 2013 Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
May 15, 2013 Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Discharged.
March 21, 2013 Subcommittee Hearings Held.
March 7, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
March 5, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.