S 1144

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

S. 1144

To amend the Soda Ash Royalty Reduction Act of 2006 to extend the reduced royalty rate for soda ash.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 6, 2011

Mr. WYDEN (for himself, Mr. ENZI, Mr. BARRASSO, and Mr. MERKLEY) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources


A BILL

To amend the Soda Ash Royalty Reduction Act of 2006 to extend the reduced royalty rate for soda ash.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the `Soda Ash Competition Act'.

SEC. 2. EXTENSION OF REDUCTION IN ROYALTY RATE ON SODA ASH.

    Section 102 of the Soda Ash Royalty Reduction Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-338; 30 U.S.C. 262 note) is amended by striking `5-year' and inserting `10-year'.

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