Washington, DC — With the ending of the 112th Congress and the new 113th Congress in session as of last Thursday, the Resolution Copper land swap legislation officially died. However, it will be introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives all over again, a process that has been going on with this proposed legislation since 2005.
The latest bill died this time because the Senate failed to vote on it. HR 1904 was introduced by Congressman Dr. Paul Gosar (R-AZ). The measure easily passed the House after introduction but ran into a stone wall in the Senate after a Feb. 9 hearing last year before the 21-member Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.For the complete article see the 01-09-2013 issue.
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