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Introduced in House (09/10/1981)

Railroad Land Grant Development Act of 1981 - Amends the Mineral Leasing Act of 1920 to repeal the limitation on the acquisition of a coal lease or permit by a railroad.

Requires a railroad leasing public lands adjacent to grant lands held by the railroad to annually determine its net revenues from resource development and to use at least 33 1/3 percent of such revenues for the operation and maintenance of the railroad, and of that 33 1/3 percent at least 33 1/3 percent must be used to operate and maintain railroad branchlines.