H.R.5500: Coal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act

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Bill Summary

Coal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act to prohibit the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement (OSMRE)and state regulatory authoritiesfrom accepting new self-bonds for coal reclamation.Additionally, any existing self-bonds or corporate bondsutilized for coal reclamationmust be converted to surety or collateral bonds. The OSMRE may approve state or federal alternative...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

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Bill Actions

Date Description
June 23, 2016
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
June 16, 2016
Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.
June 16, 2016

Introduced in the House by Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.)

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