S.366: A bill to amend the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 to require the Bureau of Land Management to provide a claimant of a small miner waiver from claim maintenance fees with a period of 60 days after written receipt of 1 or more defects is provided to the claimant by registered mail to cure the 1 or more defects or pay the claim maintenance fee, and for other purposes.

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 Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Feb. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action April 25, 2013
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Bill Summary

Amends the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 regarding waivers of small miner claim maintenance fees to extend the allowance of a certain period to cure a defect in the waiver application to a failure to timely file either a waiver application or an affidavit of annual labor associated with the application and the required application fees.

Considers specified claimholder claims as: (1) having received a first half final certificate for application before September 30, 1994; and (2) qualifying for specified relief under the Act, including opportunity to cure.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 25, 2013 Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-28.
Feb. 14, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.