HR 1388

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 1388

To reestablish a competitive domestic rare earths minerals production industry; a domestic rare earth processing, refining, purification, and metals production industry; a domestic rare earth metals alloying industry; and a domestic rare-earth-based magnet production industry and supply chain in the Defense Logistics Agency of the Department of Defense.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 6, 2011

Mr. COFFMAN of Colorado (for himself, Mr. PETERS, Mr. LATTA, Mrs. LUMMIS, and Mrs. MCMORRIS RODGERS) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committees on Natural Resources and Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To reestablish a competitive domestic rare earths minerals production industry; a domestic rare earth processing, refining, purification, and metals production industry; a domestic rare earth metals alloying industry; and a domestic rare-earth-based magnet production industry and supply chain in the Defense Logistics Agency of the Department of Defense.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

SEC. 3. ACTIONS TO PROMOTE RARE EARTH DEVELOPMENT.

SEC. 4. REQUIREMENT TO ESTABLISH EXECUTIVE AGENTS FOR RARE EARTH RELATED MATTERS.

SEC. 5. RARE EARTH MATERIALS LOAN GUARANTEE PROGRAM.

`SEC. 1706. TEMPORARY PROGRAM FOR RARE EARTH MATERIALS REVITALIZATION.

SEC. 6. ESTABLISHMENT OF A RARE EARTH ALLOY AND MAGNET PROGRAM.

SEC. 7. RARE EARTH MATERIALS PROGRAM.

SEC. 8. AMENDMENTS TO NATIONAL MATERIALS AND MINERALS POLICY, RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1980.

SEC. 9. DEFINITIONS.

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