H.R.4402 - National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2012

To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to United States economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness. view all titles (4)

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  • Official: To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to United States economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness. as introduced.
  • Short: National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2012 as introduced.
  • Short: National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2012 as reported to house.
  • Short: National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2012 as passed house.

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Latest Amendment Status Purpose View All Amendments [7]
 
H.Amdt 1377 Fail An amendment numbered 7 printed in House Report 112-590 to exempt from the bill any mineral exploration or mining permit a lead agency determines would diminish opportunities for hunting, fishing, grazing, or recreation on public lands. By protecting the status of hunting, fishing, grazing and other recreational uses on federal lands, the amendment will guarantee that the multiple use mandate for federal lands is not compromised by the underlying bill.
H.Amdt 1376 Fail An amendment numbered 6 printed in House Report 112-590 to create an exception for non-profit entities and individuals from the outright elimination (found in Section 205 of H.R. 4402) of the shifting of attorneys fees pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act.
H.Amdt 1375 Pass An amendment numbered 5 printed in House Report 112-590 to allow projects that have already applied for a permit access to the new expedited process under the bill.
Latest Actions View All Actions [43]
 
Jul 16, 2012Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Jul 12, 2012Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Jul 12, 2012On passage Passed by recorded vote: 256 - 160 (Roll no. 468).

Latest Vote

Result: Passed - July 12, 2012

Roll call number 468 in the House

Question: On Passage: H R 4402 National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act

 

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