S.800: Coal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act

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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: Congressional Research Service)

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Date Description
March 30, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
March 30, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)

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