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Reported to Senate without amendment (09/16/2008)

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

Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 Technical Corrections Act - Amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to modify procedures governing payments of moneys derived from reclamation fees to certified states and Indian tribes.

Requires that such payments: (1) be distributed as direct transfers of funds rather than in the form of grants; and (2) be made at the same time as specified payments from the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund are made available, including without fiscal year limitation.