Summary: S.2463 — 95th Congress (1977-1978)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (07/11/1978)

(Measure passed House, amended, in lieu of H. R. 11827)

Amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 by authorizing to be appropriated $25,000,000 for fiscal year 1979; such additional amounts as necessary for salaries, pay, retirement and other employee benefits; and such sums as may be required for fiscal year 1980.

Authorizes appropriations of $25,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1979 and 1980 for determining hydrologic consequences and performing test borings for specified coal operators.