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  • Latest Action: Oct 18, 2011 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 202.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on October 14, 2011, with a roll call of 267 ayes, 144 nays, and 22 not voting.

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    • Why is One Term Obama attacking the Wrong Mormon? : Taxes - July 29, 2012 by abisha44 - H.R. 2273, Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act • Introduced by Rep. David McKinley (WV) on June 22, 2011 • Passed the House by a vote of 276-144 on October 14, 2011 • Senate has taken no action to date. Fix The ...

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      As noted by abisha44 on July 29, 2012, "H.R. 2273, Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act • Introduced by Rep. David McKinley (WV) on June 22, 2011 • Passed the House by a vote of 276-144 on October 14, 2011 • Senate has taken no action to date. Fix The ..." (/url?q=http://www.debtordebt.com/forum/why-is-one-term-obama-attacking-the-wrong-mormon-t148136.html&sa=U&ei=mhQWUJP6FIP-8AT0hYCwCQ&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHMGsoamPTcUzMlv17jPG475InJ3Q)
    • Republican Jobs Bills Won't Actually Create Jobs, Say Economists - July 24, 2012 by The Huffington Post News Editors - H.R. 2273 -- Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. The <a href="http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr2273pcs/pdf/BILLS-112hr2273pcs.pdf" target="_hplink">bill eliminates waste disposal standards and ...

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      As noted by The Huffington Post News Editors on July 24, 2012, "H.R. 2273 -- Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. The &lt;a href=&quot;http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr2273pcs/pdf/BILLS-112hr2273pcs.pdf&quot; target=&quot;_hplink&quot;&gt;bill eliminates waste disposal standards and ..." (/url?q=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/24/republican-jobs-bills_n_1687647.html&sa=U&ei=mhQWUJP6FIP-8AT0hYCwCQ&ved=0CDkQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNG9Yxj4QXGcmXpuPF2xmZ2J59DKfA)
    • Republican Jobs Bills Won't Actually Create Jobs, Say Economists - July 24, 2012 by The Huffington Post News Editors - H.R. 2273 -- Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. The <a href="http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr2273pcs/pdf/BILLS-112hr2273pcs.pdf" target="_hplink">bill eliminates waste disposal standards and ...

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      As noted by The Huffington Post News Editors on July 24, 2012, "H.R. 2273 -- Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act. The &lt;a href=&quot;http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr2273pcs/pdf/BILLS-112hr2273pcs.pdf&quot; target=&quot;_hplink&quot;&gt;bill eliminates waste disposal standards and ..." (/url?q=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/24/republican-jobs-bills_n_1687647.html&sa=U&ei=s-YSUKO9A42y8QTN84DYBw&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNG6USvA-QnfFK6X-JKHISGP394RQQ)

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    • Headwaters Management Discusses Q3 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - July 31, 2012 by Seekingalpha.com - On April 18, the House voted to have passed H.R. 2273 to the Surface Transportation Extension Act. During the final week of negotiations between the House and Senate conferees, H.R. 2273 was dropped from the transportation bill that was eventually passed.

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      As noted by Seekingalpha.com on July 31, 2012, "On April 18, the House voted to have passed H.R. 2273 to the Surface Transportation Extension Act. During the final week of negotiations between the House and Senate conferees, H.R. 2273 was dropped from the transportation bill that was eventually passed." (http://seekingalpha.com/article/766331-headwaters-management-discusses-q3-2012-results-earnings-call-transcript?source=yahoo)
    • Headwaters Incorporated Announces Results for Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2012 - July 31, 2012 by Yahoo Finance - The House added its fly ash bill (H.R. 2273) to the short-term transportation extension, resulting in fly ash disposal legislation also moving to conference with the Senate. However, the fly ash language was not added to the final transportation bill.

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      As noted by Yahoo Finance on July 31, 2012, "The House added its fly ash bill (H.R. 2273) to the short-term transportation extension, resulting in fly ash disposal legislation also moving to conference with the Senate. However, the fly ash language was not added to the final transportation bill." (http://finance.yahoo.com/news/headwaters-incorporated-announces-results-third-100000916.html)
    • After the Highway Bill, What Does the Future Hold for the Keystone Pipeline and Coal Ash Legislation? By William Clarkson - July 12, 2012 by jdsupra.com - H.R. 2273 passed the House last year with over 30 Democrats voting in favor of it. It was then passed by voice vote as an amendment to the House transportation bill. The Senate version of the McKinley bill (S. 1751), introduced by Senators Kent Conrad (D .

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      As noted by jdsupra.com on July 12, 2012, "H.R. 2273 passed the House last year with over 30 Democrats voting in favor of it. It was then passed by voice vote as an amendment to the House transportation bill. The Senate version of the McKinley bill (S. 1751), introduced by Senators Kent Conrad (D ." (http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/after-the-highway-bill-what-does-the-fu-84310/)
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