S.1232 - RECLAIM Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV] (Introduced 04/30/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Energy and Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/30/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1232 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/30/2019)
Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and Investing More Act of 2019 or the RECLAIM Act of 2019
This bill expands and revises the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund to provide support for economic revitalization, diversification, and development in economically distressed mining communities through the reclamation and restoration of land and water resources adversely affected by coal mining carried out before August 3, 1977.
Specifically, it makes specified funds available to the Department of the Interior through FY2024 for distribution to states and Indian tribes for reclaiming and restoring abandoned mine lands and waters in such communities.