H.R.1376 - To amend titles II, V and VII of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to make the mining of coal without a permit a criminal offense, and for other purposes.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Udall, Morris K. [D-AZ-2] (Introduced 03/13/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Interior and Insular Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/17/1989 Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1376 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/13/1989)
Amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to reduce from 250 to 25 tons the maximum number of tons of coal that may be removed without specific regulatory approval.
Establishes criminal penalties (including fines, imprisonment, and forfeiture) for surface coal mining operations conducted without a permit.