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Title 30 - Mineral Lands and Mining

Chapter 1 - United States Bureau of Mines
§ 1 United States Bureau of Mines; establishment; director; experts and other employees
§ 1a Transfer of activities, employees, records, etc., from Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce to the United States Bureau of Mines
§ 2 Performance of duties in absence of director
§ 3 Duties of United States Bureau of Mines
§ 4 Investigation of lignite coal and peat
§ 4a Omitted
§ 4b Cooperation with individuals, municipalities, etc.; contracts with owners; agreements as to prices
§ 4c Investigation of sub-bituminous and lignite coal
§ 4d Plants, machinery, and equipment
§ 4e Omitted
§ 5 Reports of investigations
§ 6 Personal interest of director and members of Bureau in mines
§ 7 Fees for tests or investigations
§ 8 Additional mining experiment stations and mine safety stations authorized
§ 9 Acceptance of lands from States
§ 10 Headquarters of mine rescue cars; site for experimental work; leases and donations
§ 11 Omitted
§ 12 Repealed.]
§ 13 Research laboratory for utilization of anthracite coal; establishment and maintenance
§ 14 Acquisition of land; cooperation with other agencies
§ 15 Repealed.]
§ 16 Research laboratory for utilization of anthracite coal; establishment of advisory committee; composition; functions; appointment
Chapter 2 - Mineral Lands and Regulations in General
§ 21 Mineral lands reserved
§ 21a National mining and minerals policy; "minerals" defined; execution of policy under other authorized programs
§ 22 Lands open to purchase by citizens
§ 23 Length of claims on veins or lodes
§ 24 Proof of citizenship
§ 25 Affidavit of citizenship
§ 26 Locators’ rights of possession and enjoyment
§ 27 Mining tunnels; right to possession of veins on line with; abandonment of right
§ 28 Mining district regulations by miners: location, recordation, and amount of work; marking of location on ground; records; annual labor or improvements on claims pending issue of patent; co-owner’s succession in interest upon delinquency in contributing proportion of expenditures; tunnel as lode expenditure
§ 28-1 Inclusion of certain surveys in labor requirements of mining claims; conditions and restrictions
§ 28-2 Definitions
§ 28a Omitted
§ 28b Annual assessment work on mining claims; temporary deferment; conditions
§ 28c Length and termination of deferment
§ 28d Performance of deferred work
§ 28e Recordation of deferment
§ 28f Fee
§ 28g Location fee
§ 28h Co-ownership
§ 28i Failure to pay
§ 28j Other requirements
§ 28k Regulations
§ 28l Collection of mining law administration fees
§ 29 Patents; procurement procedure; filing: application under oath, plat and field notes, notices, and affidavits; posting plat and notice on claim; publication and posting notice in office; certificate; adverse claims; payment per acre; objections; nonresident claimant’s agent for execution of application and affidavits
§ 30 Adverse claims; oath of claimants; requisites; waiver; stay of land office proceedings; judicial determination of right of possession; successful claimants’ filing of judgment roll, certificate of labor, and description of claim in land office, and acreage and fee payments; issuance of patents for entire or partial claims upon certification of land office proceedings and judgment roll; alienation of patent title
§ 31 Oath: agent or attorney in fact, beyond district of claim
§ 32 Findings by jury; costs
§ 33 Existing rights
§ 34 Description of vein claims on surveyed and unsurveyed lands; monuments on ground to govern conflicting calls
§ 35 Placer claims; entry and proceedings for patent under provisions applicable to vein or lode claims; conforming entry to legal subdivisions and surveys; limitation of claims; homestead entry of segregated agricultural land
§ 36 Subdivisions of 10-acre tracts; maximum of placer locations; homestead claims of agricultural lands; sale of improvements
§ 37 Proceedings for patent where boundaries contain vein or lode; application; statement including vein or lode; issuance of patent: acreage payments for vein or lode and placer claim; costs of proceedings; knowledge affecting construction of application and scope of patent
§ 38 Evidence of possession and work to establish right to patent
§ 39 Surveyors of mining claims
§ 40 Verification of affidavits
§ 41 Intersecting or crossing veins
§ 42 Patents for nonmineral lands: application, survey, notice, acreage limitation, payment
§ 43 Conditions of sale by local legislature
§ 46 Additional land districts and officers
§ 47 Impairment of rights or interests in certain mining property
§ 48 Lands in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota; sale and disposal as public lands
§ 49 Lands in Missouri and Kansas; disposal as agricultural lands
§ 49a Mining laws of United States extended to Alaska; exploration and mining for precious metals; regulations; conflict of laws; permits; dumping tailings; pumping from sea; reservation of roadway; title to land below line of high tide or high-water mark; transfer of title to future State
§ 49b Mining laws relating to placer claims extended to Alaska
§ 49c Recording notices of location of Alaskan mining claims
§ 49d Miners’ regulations for recording notices in Alaska; certain records legalized
§ 49e Annual labor or improvements on Alaskan mining claims; affidavits; burden of proof; forfeitures; location anew of claims; perjury
§ 49f Fees of recorders in Alaska for filing proofs of work and improvements
§ 50 Grants to States or corporations not to include mineral lands
§ 51 Water users’ vested and accrued rights; enumeration of uses; protection of interest; rights-of-way for canals and ditches; liability for injury or damage to settlers’ possession
§ 52 Patents or homesteads subject to vested and accrued water rights
§ 53 Possessory actions for recovery of mining titles or for damages to such title
§ 54 Liability for damages to stock raising and homestead entries by mining activities
Chapter 3 - Lands Containing Coal, Oil, Gas, Salts, Asphaltic Materials, Sodium, Sulphur, and Building Stone
Subchapter I - Coal Land Entries in General
§ 71 Entry of unappropriated or unreserved Federal coal lands; eligibility; application; acreage limitation; price per acre
§ 72 Preference right of coal mine entry; acreage limitation
§ 73 Presentation of claims
§ 74 Number of coal land entries; other entries upon noncompliance with conditions
§ 75 Conflicting claims upon coal lands; rules and regulations
§ 76 Reservation of rights upon coal lands; sale of certain mining lands
§ 77 Alabama coal lands; agricultural entry
Subchapter II - Coal Land Entries Under Nonmineral Land Laws With Reservation of Coal to United States
§ 81 Rights of entrymen of lands subsequently classified as coal lands; disposal of coal deposits
§ 82 New or supplemental patents, in case of lands subsequently classified as noncoal
§ 83 Homestead or desert-land and other entries
§ 84 Applications for entry
§ 85 Patents for lands, with reservation of coal; disposal of coal deposits
§ 86 Disposition of lands in Indian reservations with reservation of coal; examination and appraisal of lands
§ 87 Statements in application; patents
§ 88 Disposition of coal by United States
§ 89 Disposition of proceeds
§ 90 Selection of coal lands by States; sale in isolated or disconnected tracts
Subchapter III - Petroleum, Other Mineral Oil, or Gas Land Entries Under Mining Laws
§ 101 Omitted
§ 102 Assessment work on contiguous oil lands, located as claims, of same owner
§ 103 Patents for oil or gas lands not denied because of transfer before discovery of oil or gas; acreage limitation; nonapplication to withdraw lands
§ 104 Agreements with applicants for patents as to disposition of oil or gas, or proceeds thereof, pending determination of title; Navy Petroleum Fund
Subchapter IV - Homestead Entry of Lands in Utah, Withdrawn or Classified as Oil Lands
Subchapter V - Agricultural Entry of Lands Withdrawn or Classified as Containing Phosphate, Nitrate, Potash, Oil, Gas, Asphaltic Minerals, Sodium, or Sulphur
§ 121 Agricultural entry or purchase of lands withdrawn or classified as containing phosphate, nitrate, potash, oil, or gas; reservations to United States; application
§ 122 Patents; reservation in the United States of reserved deposits; acquisition of right to remove deposits; application for entry to disprove classification
§ 123 Persons locating lands subsequently withdrawn or classified; patents to
§ 124 Agricultural entry or purchase of lands withdrawn or classified as containing sodium or sulphur
§ 125 Patents in North Platte Reclamation Project; mineral rights; subrogation
Subchapter VI - Location of Phosphate Rock Lands Under Placer-mining Laws
§ 131 Omitted
Subchapter VII - Permits to Prospect for Chlorides, Sulphates, Carbonates, Borates, Silicates, or Nitrates of Potassium
Subchapter VIII - Building Stone or Saline Land Entries Under Placer-mining Laws
§ 161 Entry of building-stone lands; previous law unaffected
§ 162 Entry of saline lands; limitation
Subchapter IX - Disposal of Alabama Lands as Agricultural Lands
§ 171 Disposal as agricultural lands
§ 172 Certain Alabama lands subject to homestead entry
Chapter 3A - Leases and Prospecting Permits
Subchapter I - General Provisions
§ 181 Lands subject to disposition; persons entitled to benefits; reciprocal privileges; helium rights reserved
§ 182 Lands disposed of with reservation of deposits of coal, etc.
§ 183 Cancellation of prospecting permits
§ 184 Limitations on leases held, owned or controlled by persons, associations or corporations
§ 184a Authorization of States to include in agreements for conservation of oil and gas resources lands acquired from United States
§ 185 Rights-of-way for pipelines through Federal lands
§ 186 Reservation of easements or rights-of-way for working purposes; reservation of right to dispose of surface of lands; determination before offering of lease; easement periods
§ 187 Assignment or subletting of leases; relinquishment of rights under leases; conditions in leases for protection of diverse interests in operation of mines, wells, etc.; State laws not impaired
§ 187a Oil or gas leases; partial assignments
§ 187b Oil or gas leases; written relinquishment of rights; release of obligations
§ 188 Failure to comply with provisions of lease
§ 188a Surrender of leases
§ 189 Rules and regulations; boundary lines; State rights unaffected; taxation
§ 190 Oath; requirement; form; blanks
§ 191 Disposition of moneys received
§ 191a Late payment charges under Federal mineral leases
§ 191b Collection of unpaid and underpaid royalties and late payment interest owed by lessees
§ 192 Payment of royalties in oil or gas; sale of such oil or gas
§ 192a Cancellation or modification of contracts
§ 192b Application to contracts
§ 192c Rules and regulations governing issuance of certain leases; disposition of receipts
§ 193 Disposition of deposits of coal, and so forth
§ 193a Preference right of United States to purchase coal for Army and Navy; price for coal; civil actions; jurisdiction
§ 194 Repealed.]
§ 195 Enforcement
§ 196 Cooperative agreements; delegation of authority
Subchapter II - Coal
§ 201 Leases and exploration
§ 201-1 Repealed.]
§ 201a Repealed.]
§ 201b Omitted
§ 202 Common carriers; limitations of lease or permit
§ 202a Consolidation of coal leases into logical mining unit
§ 203 Additional lands or deposits
§ 204 Repealed.]
§ 205 Consolidation of leases
§ 206 Noncontiguous coal or phosphate tracts in single lease
§ 207 Conditions of lease
§ 208 Permits to take coal for local domestic needs without royalty payments; corporation exclusion; area to municipalities for household use without profit
§ 208-1 Exploratory program for evaluation of known recoverable coal resources
§ 208-2 Repealed.]
§ 208a Repealed.]
§ 209 Suspension, waiver, or reduction of rents or royalties to promote development or operation; extension of lease on suspension of operations and production
Subchapter III - Phosphates
§ 211 Phosphate deposits
§ 212 Surveys; royalties; time payable; annual rentals; term of leases; readjustment on renewals; minimum production; suspension of operation
§ 213 Royalties for use of deposits of silica, limestone, or other rock embraced in lease
§ 214 Use of surface of other public lands; acreage; forest lands exception
Subchapter IV - Oil and Gas
§ 223 Leases; amount and survey of land; term of lease; royalties and annual rental
§ 223a Repealed.]
§ 224 Payments for oil or gas taken prior to application for lease
§ 225 Condition of lease, forfeiture for violation
§ 226 Lease of oil and gas lands
§ 226-1 Extension of noncompetitive oil or gas lease issued before September 2, 1960
§ 226-2 Limitations for filing oil and gas contests
§ 226-3 Lands not subject to oil and gas leasing
§ 226c Reduction of royalties under existing leases
§ 227 Omitted
§ 228 Prospecting permits and leases to persons of lands not withdrawn; terms and conditions of; fraud of claimants
§ 229 Preference right to permits or leases of claimants of lands bona fide entered as agricultural land; terms and conditions
§ 229a Water struck while drilling for oil and gas
§ 233a Permits or leases of certain lands in Oklahoma; retention of royalties
§ 236a Lands in naval petroleum reserves and naval oil-shale reserves; effect of other laws
§ 236b Existing leases within naval petroleum reserves not affected
§ 237 Omitted
Subchapter V - Oil Shale
§ 241 Leases of lands
§ 242 Oil shale claims
Subchapter VI - Alaska Oil Proviso
§ 251 Leases to claimants of withdrawn lands; terms and conditions; acreage; annual rentals and royalties; fraud of claimants
Subchapter VII - Sodium
§ 261 Prospecting permits; lands included; acreage
§ 262 Leases to permittees; survey of lands; royalties and annual rentals
§ 263 Permits to use or lease of nonmineral lands for camp sites, and other purposes; annual rentals; acreage
Subchapter VIII - Sulphur
§ 271 Prospecting permits; lands included; acreage
§ 272 Leases to permittees; privileges extended to oil and gas permittees
§ 273 Lease of lands not covered by permits or leases; acreage; rental
§ 274 Lands containing coal or other minerals
§ 275 Laws applicable
§ 276 Application of subchapter to Louisiana and New Mexico only
Subchapter IX - Potash
§ 281 Prospecting permits for chlorides, sulphates, carbonates, borates, silicates, or nitrates of potassium; authorization; acreage; lands affected
§ 282 Leases to permittees of lands showing valuable deposits; royalty
§ 283 Lands containing valuable deposits not covered by permits or leases; authority to lease; acreage; conditions; renewals; exemptions from rentals and royalties; suspension of operations
§ 284 Lands containing coal or other minerals in addition to potassium deposits; issuance of prospecting permits and leases; covenants in potassium leases
§ 285 Laws applicable
§ 286 Disposition of royalties and rents from potassium leases
§ 287 Extension of prospecting permits
Chapter 4 - Lease of Gold, Silver, or Quicksilver Deposits When Title Confirmed by Court of Private Land Claims
§ 291 Lease of gold, silver, or quicksilver deposits on lands title to which confirmed by Court of Private Land Claims
§ 292 Royalties and rentals; disposition
§ 293 Duties of Secretary of the Interior
Chapter 5 - Lease of Oil and Gas Deposits in or Under Railroads and Other Rights-of-way
§ 301 Authorization for lease of oil and gas deposits; by and to whom leased
§ 302 Assignment of lease; subletting
§ 303 Conditions precedent to award of lease; preferred class; bidding
§ 304 Provisions authorized in lease
§ 305 Royalties under lease
§ 306 Rules and regulations
Chapter 7 - Lease of Mineral Deposits Within Acquired Lands
§ 351 Definitions
§ 352 Deposits subject to lease; consent of department heads; lands excluded
§ 353 Sale of lands unaffected; reservation of mineral rights; sale subject to prior lease; naval petroleum reserves unaffected
§ 354 Lease of partial or future interests in deposits
§ 355 Disposition of receipts
§ 356 Furnishing description of lands and title documents; recordation of documents; authenticated copies
§ 357 State or local government rights; taxation
§ 358 Rights under prior leases; priority of pending applications; exchange of leases
§ 359 Rules and regulations
§ 360 Authority to manage certain mineral leases
Chapter 8 - Development of Lignite Coal Resources
§ 401 Establishment of research laboratory; duties
§ 402 Acquisition of lands and property; utilization of voluntary services; cooperation with other Federal, State, and private agencies
§ 403 Repealed.]
§ 404 Establishment of an advisory committee; composition and appointment
Chapter 9 - Rare and Precious Metals Experiment Station
§ 411 Establishment and operation of experimental plant
§ 412 Acquisition of lands and interests; acceptance of money and property; disposition and use of money
Chapter 11 - Mining Claims on Lands Subject to Mineral Leasing Laws
§ 501 Mining claims located between July 31, 1939, and January 1, 1953
§ 502 Reservation of minerals to the United States; rights of entry, disposition and removal
§ 503 Reservations required by law; atomic energy materials
§ 504 Power to make arrangements respecting atomic energy materials as unaffected
§ 505 "Mineral leasing laws" defined
Chapter 12 - Multiple Mineral Development of the Same Tracts
§ 521 Mineral leasing claims
§ 522 Conflicting periods of location of claims
§ 523 Uranium leases
§ 524 Reservation of minerals to United States
§ 525 Future location of claims on mineral lands
§ 526 Mining and Leasing Act operations
§ 527 Determination of unpatented mining claims
§ 528 Waiver and relinquishment of mineral rights
§ 529 Helium lands subject to entry
§ 530 Definitions
§ 531 Approval of United States officials
Chapter 12A - Entry and Location on Coal Lands on Discovery of Source Material
§ 541 Entry and location; filing of copy of notice of mining location; report and payment for lignite mined; mineral patents; reservation of minerals to United States
§ 541a Claims located prior to May 25, 1955; extralateral rights; amended notice of mining location
§ 541b Mining, removal, and disposal of lignite
§ 541c Lands where coal deposits have been reserved to the United States
§ 541d Location of source materials by holders of coal leases
§ 541e Definitions
§ 541f Disbursement of moneys
§ 541g Rules and regulations
§ 541h Savings provision
§ 541i Withdrawal of lands from entry; expiration of claims
Chapter 13 - Control of Coal-mine Fires
§ 551 Declaration of policy
§ 552 Definitions
§ 553 Duties of Secretary; surveys, research, etc.; projects
§ 554 Lands subject to chapter
§ 555 Conditions precedent for aid to non-Federal lands
§ 556 Administration
§ 557 Rules and regulations
§ 558 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 14 - Anthracite Mine Drainage and Flood Control
§ 571 Declaration of policy
§ 572 United States contributions to Pennsylvania: authority, conditions, limitations
§ 573 Statement by Commonwealth for Secretary
§ 574 Hearings; withholding payments
§ 575 Repealed.]
§ 576 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 15 - Surface Resources
Subchapter I - Disposal of Materials on Public Lands
§ 601 Rules and regulations governing disposal of materials; payment; removal without charge; lands excluded
§ 602 Bidding; advertising and other notice; conditions for negotiation of contract
§ 603 Disposition of moneys from disposal of materials
§ 604 Disposal of sand, peat moss, etc., in Alaska; contracts
Subchapter II - Mining Locations
§ 611 Common varieties of sand, stone, gravel, pumice, pumicite, or cinders, and petrified wood
§ 612 Unpatented mining claims
§ 613 Procedure for determining title uncertainties
§ 614 Waiver of rights
§ 615 Limitation of existing rights
Chapter 16 - Mineral Development of Lands Withdrawn for Power Development
§ 621 Entry to lands reserved for power development
§ 622 Liability for damage, destruction, or loss of claim
§ 623 Recording and reporting of unpatented claims; time
§ 624 Protection of existing valid claims
§ 625 Prohibition of unspecified use
Chapter 17 - Exploration Program for Discovery of Minerals
§ 641 Establishment and maintenance of program for exploration; financial assistance
§ 642 Exploration contracts
§ 643 "Exploration" defined
§ 644 Advice and assistance by Government departments and agencies; expenditure of funds
§ 645 Repealed.]
§ 646 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 18 - Coal Research and Development
§ 661 Short title; definitions
§ 662 Powers and duties of Secretary
§ 665 Sites for conducting research; availability of personnel and facilities
§ 666 Public-availability requirement; national defense; patent agreements
§ 667 Repealed.]
§ 668 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 20 - Conveyances to Occupants of Unpatented Mining Claims
§ 701 Authorization to convey; acreage limitations; qualified applicants; payment; "qualified officer of the United States" defined
§ 702 "Qualified applicant" defined
§ 703 Withdrawal of lands in aid of a governmental unit
§ 704 Purchase of substitute lands; limitations; conditions; payment; conveyance of less than a fee
§ 705 Purchase price of conveyed interest; installment payments
§ 706 Liabilities of occupants; trespass; limitations
§ 707 Reservation of mineral rights
§ 708 Assignments; succession
§ 709 Disposition of payments and fees
Chapter 22 - Mine Safety and Health
§ 801 Congressional findings and declaration of purpose
§ 802 Definitions
§ 803 Mines subject to coverage
§ 804 Interim Compliance Panel
Subchapter I - General
§ 811 Mandatory safety and health standards
§ 812 Advisory committees
§ 813 Inspections, investigations, and recordkeeping
§ 814 Citations and orders
§ 815 Procedure for enforcement
§ 816 Judicial review of Commission orders
§ 817 Procedures to counteract dangerous conditions
§ 818 Injunctions
§ 819 Posting of orders and decisions
§ 820 Penalties
§ 821 Entitlement of miners to full compensation
§ 822 Representation of Secretary in civil litigation by Solicitor of Labor
§ 823 Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission
§ 823a Principal office in District of Columbia; proceedings held elsewhere
§ 824 Authorization of appropriations
§ 825 Mandatory health and safety training
§ 826 Limitation on certain liability for rescue operations
Subchapter II - Interim Mandatory Health Standards
§ 841 Mandatory health standards for underground mines; enforcement; review; purpose
§ 842 Dust concentration and respiratory equipment
§ 843 Medical examinations
§ 844 Rock dust and gas hazards; controls
§ 845 Dust standards in presence of quartz
§ 846 Noise standards; promulgation of new standards; tests; procedures; protective devices
Subchapter III - Interim Mandatory Safety Standards for Underground Coal Mines
§ 861 Mandatory safety standards for underground mines
§ 862 Roof support
§ 863 Ventilation
§ 864 Combustible materials and rock dusting
§ 865 Electrical equipment
§ 866 Trailing cables
§ 867 Grounding of equipment
§ 868 Underground high-voltage distribution
§ 869 Underground low- and medium-voltage alternating current circuits
§ 870 Trolley wires and trolley feeder wires
§ 871 Fire protection
§ 872 Maps
§ 873 Blasting and explosives
§ 874 Hoisting and mantrips
§ 875 Emergency shelters; construction; contents; implementation plans
§ 876 Communication facilities; locations and emergency response plans
§ 877 General safety provisions
§ 878 Definitions
Subchapter IV - Black Lung Benefits
Part A - General Provisions
§ 901 Congressional findings and declaration of purpose; short title
§ 902 Definitions
§ 903 Field offices
§ 904 Repealed.]
Part B - Claims for Benefits Filed on or Before December 31, 1973
§ 921 Regulations and presumptions
§ 922 Payment of benefits
§ 923 Filing of notice of claim
§ 924 Time for filing claims
§ 924a Repealed.]
§ 925 Procedure for the determination of claims during transition period
Part C - Claims for Benefits After December 31, 1973
§ 931 Benefits under State workmen’s compensation laws
§ 932 Failure to meet workmen’s compensation requirements
§ 932a Appointment of qualified individuals to hear and determine claims for benefits
§ 933 Duties of operators in States not qualifying under workmen’s compensation laws
§ 934 "Fund" defined; liability of operators to United States for repayments to fund; procedures applicable; rate of interest
§ 934a Repealed.]
§ 935 Utilization of services of State and local agencies
§ 936 Regulations and reports
§ 937 Contracts and grants
§ 938 Miners suffering from pneumoconiosis; discrimination prohibited
§ 939 Authorization of appropriations
§ 940 Applicability of amendments to part B of this subchapter to this part
§ 941 Penalty for false statements or representations
§ 942 Miner benefit entitlement reports; penalty for failure or refusal to file
§ 943 Black lung insurance program
§ 944 Statement of reasons for denial of claim
§ 945 Repealed.]
Subchapter V - Administrative Provisions
§ 951 Studies and research
§ 951a Health, Safety, and Mining Technology Research program
§ 952 Training and education
§ 953 Assistance to States
§ 954 Appointment of administrative personnel and inspectors; qualifications; training programs
§ 955 State laws
§ 956 Applicability of administrative procedure provisions
§ 957 Promulgation of regulations
§ 958 Annual reports to Congress; contents
§ 959 Study of coordination of Federal and State activities; report
§ 960 Limitation on issuance of temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction
§ 961 Functions transferred under 1977 amendments
§ 962 Acceptance of contributions and prosecution of projects; cooperative programs to promote health and safety education and training; recognition and funding of Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association; use of funds for costs of mine rescue and survival operations
§ 963 Technical Study Panel
§ 964 Scholarships
§ 965 Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants
Subchapter I - General
§ 811 Mandatory safety and health standards
§ 812 Advisory committees
§ 813 Inspections, investigations, and recordkeeping
§ 814 Citations and orders
§ 815 Procedure for enforcement
§ 816 Judicial review of Commission orders
§ 817 Procedures to counteract dangerous conditions
§ 818 Injunctions
§ 819 Posting of orders and decisions
§ 820 Penalties
§ 821 Entitlement of miners to full compensation
§ 822 Representation of Secretary in civil litigation by Solicitor of Labor
§ 823 Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission
§ 823a Principal office in District of Columbia; proceedings held elsewhere
§ 824 Authorization of appropriations
§ 825 Mandatory health and safety training
§ 826 Limitation on certain liability for rescue operations
Subchapter II - Interim Mandatory Health Standards
§ 841 Mandatory health standards for underground mines; enforcement; review; purpose
§ 842 Dust concentration and respiratory equipment
§ 843 Medical examinations
§ 844 Rock dust and gas hazards; controls
§ 845 Dust standards in presence of quartz
§ 846 Noise standards; promulgation of new standards; tests; procedures; protective devices
Subchapter III - Interim Mandatory Safety Standards for Underground Coal Mines
§ 861 Mandatory safety standards for underground mines
§ 862 Roof support
§ 863 Ventilation
§ 864 Combustible materials and rock dusting
§ 865 Electrical equipment
§ 866 Trailing cables
§ 867 Grounding of equipment
§ 868 Underground high-voltage distribution
§ 869 Underground low- and medium-voltage alternating current circuits
§ 870 Trolley wires and trolley feeder wires
§ 871 Fire protection
§ 872 Maps
§ 873 Blasting and explosives
§ 874 Hoisting and mantrips
§ 875 Emergency shelters; construction; contents; implementation plans
§ 876 Communication facilities; locations and emergency response plans
§ 877 General safety provisions
§ 878 Definitions
Subchapter IV - Black Lung Benefits
Part A - General Provisions
§ 901 Congressional findings and declaration of purpose; short title
§ 902 Definitions
§ 903 Field offices
§ 904 Repealed.]
Part B - Claims for Benefits Filed on or Before December 31, 1973
§ 921 Regulations and presumptions
§ 922 Payment of benefits
§ 923 Filing of notice of claim
§ 924 Time for filing claims
§ 924a Repealed.]
§ 925 Procedure for the determination of claims during transition period
Part C - Claims for Benefits After December 31, 1973
§ 931 Benefits under State workmen’s compensation laws
§ 932 Failure to meet workmen’s compensation requirements
§ 932a Appointment of qualified individuals to hear and determine claims for benefits
§ 933 Duties of operators in States not qualifying under workmen’s compensation laws
§ 934 "Fund" defined; liability of operators to United States for repayments to fund; procedures applicable; rate of interest
§ 934a Repealed.]
§ 935 Utilization of services of State and local agencies
§ 936 Regulations and reports
§ 937 Contracts and grants
§ 938 Miners suffering from pneumoconiosis; discrimination prohibited
§ 939 Authorization of appropriations
§ 940 Applicability of amendments to part B of this subchapter to this part
§ 941 Penalty for false statements or representations
§ 942 Miner benefit entitlement reports; penalty for failure or refusal to file
§ 943 Black lung insurance program
§ 944 Statement of reasons for denial of claim
§ 945 Repealed.]
Subchapter V - Administrative Provisions
§ 951 Studies and research
§ 951a Health, Safety, and Mining Technology Research program
§ 952 Training and education
§ 953 Assistance to States
§ 954 Appointment of administrative personnel and inspectors; qualifications; training programs
§ 955 State laws
§ 956 Applicability of administrative procedure provisions
§ 957 Promulgation of regulations
§ 958 Annual reports to Congress; contents
§ 959 Study of coordination of Federal and State activities; report
§ 960 Limitation on issuance of temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction
§ 961 Functions transferred under 1977 amendments
§ 962 Acceptance of contributions and prosecution of projects; cooperative programs to promote health and safety education and training; recognition and funding of Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association; use of funds for costs of mine rescue and survival operations
§ 963 Technical Study Panel
§ 964 Scholarships
§ 965 Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants
Subchapter I - General
§ 811 Mandatory safety and health standards
§ 812 Advisory committees
§ 813 Inspections, investigations, and recordkeeping
§ 814 Citations and orders
§ 815 Procedure for enforcement
§ 816 Judicial review of Commission orders
§ 817 Procedures to counteract dangerous conditions
§ 818 Injunctions
§ 819 Posting of orders and decisions
§ 820 Penalties
§ 821 Entitlement of miners to full compensation
§ 822 Representation of Secretary in civil litigation by Solicitor of Labor
§ 823 Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission
§ 823a Principal office in District of Columbia; proceedings held elsewhere
§ 824 Authorization of appropriations
§ 825 Mandatory health and safety training
§ 826 Limitation on certain liability for rescue operations
Subchapter II - Interim Mandatory Health Standards
§ 841 Mandatory health standards for underground mines; enforcement; review; purpose
§ 842 Dust concentration and respiratory equipment
§ 843 Medical examinations
§ 844 Rock dust and gas hazards; controls
§ 845 Dust standards in presence of quartz
§ 846 Noise standards; promulgation of new standards; tests; procedures; protective devices
Subchapter III - Interim Mandatory Safety Standards for Underground Coal Mines
§ 861 Mandatory safety standards for underground mines
§ 862 Roof support
§ 863 Ventilation
§ 864 Combustible materials and rock dusting
§ 865 Electrical equipment
§ 866 Trailing cables
§ 867 Grounding of equipment
§ 868 Underground high-voltage distribution
§ 869 Underground low- and medium-voltage alternating current circuits
§ 870 Trolley wires and trolley feeder wires
§ 871 Fire protection
§ 872 Maps
§ 873 Blasting and explosives
§ 874 Hoisting and mantrips
§ 875 Emergency shelters; construction; contents; implementation plans
§ 876 Communication facilities; locations and emergency response plans
§ 877 General safety provisions
§ 878 Definitions
Subchapter IV - Black Lung Benefits
Part A - General Provisions
§ 901 Congressional findings and declaration of purpose; short title
§ 902 Definitions
§ 903 Field offices
§ 904 Repealed.]
Part B - Claims for Benefits Filed on or Before December 31, 1973
§ 921 Regulations and presumptions
§ 922 Payment of benefits
§ 923 Filing of notice of claim
§ 924 Time for filing claims
§ 924a Repealed.]
§ 925 Procedure for the determination of claims during transition period
Part C - Claims for Benefits After December 31, 1973
§ 931 Benefits under State workmen’s compensation laws
§ 932 Failure to meet workmen’s compensation requirements
§ 932a Appointment of qualified individuals to hear and determine claims for benefits
§ 933 Duties of operators in States not qualifying under workmen’s compensation laws
§ 934 "Fund" defined; liability of operators to United States for repayments to fund; procedures applicable; rate of interest
§ 934a Repealed.]
§ 935 Utilization of services of State and local agencies
§ 936 Regulations and reports
§ 937 Contracts and grants
§ 938 Miners suffering from pneumoconiosis; discrimination prohibited
§ 939 Authorization of appropriations
§ 940 Applicability of amendments to part B of this subchapter to this part
§ 941 Penalty for false statements or representations
§ 942 Miner benefit entitlement reports; penalty for failure or refusal to file
§ 943 Black lung insurance program
§ 944 Statement of reasons for denial of claim
§ 945 Repealed.]
Subchapter V - Administrative Provisions
§ 951 Studies and research
§ 951a Health, Safety, and Mining Technology Research program
§ 952 Training and education
§ 953 Assistance to States
§ 954 Appointment of administrative personnel and inspectors; qualifications; training programs
§ 955 State laws
§ 956 Applicability of administrative procedure provisions
§ 957 Promulgation of regulations
§ 958 Annual reports to Congress; contents
§ 959 Study of coordination of Federal and State activities; report
§ 960 Limitation on issuance of temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction
§ 961 Functions transferred under 1977 amendments
§ 962 Acceptance of contributions and prosecution of projects; cooperative programs to promote health and safety education and training; recognition and funding of Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association; use of funds for costs of mine rescue and survival operations
§ 963 Technical Study Panel
§ 964 Scholarships
§ 965 Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants
Subchapter I - General
§ 811 Mandatory safety and health standards
§ 812 Advisory committees
§ 813 Inspections, investigations, and recordkeeping
§ 814 Citations and orders
§ 815 Procedure for enforcement
§ 816 Judicial review of Commission orders
§ 817 Procedures to counteract dangerous conditions
§ 818 Injunctions
§ 819 Posting of orders and decisions
§ 820 Penalties
§ 821 Entitlement of miners to full compensation
§ 822 Representation of Secretary in civil litigation by Solicitor of Labor
§ 823 Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission
§ 823a Principal office in District of Columbia; proceedings held elsewhere
§ 824 Authorization of appropriations
§ 825 Mandatory health and safety training
§ 826 Limitation on certain liability for rescue operations
Subchapter II - Interim Mandatory Health Standards
§ 841 Mandatory health standards for underground mines; enforcement; review; purpose
§ 842 Dust concentration and respiratory equipment
§ 843 Medical examinations
§ 844 Rock dust and gas hazards; controls
§ 845 Dust standards in presence of quartz
§ 846 Noise standards; promulgation of new standards; tests; procedures; protective devices
Subchapter III - Interim Mandatory Safety Standards for Underground Coal Mines
§ 861 Mandatory safety standards for underground mines
§ 862 Roof support
§ 863 Ventilation
§ 864 Combustible materials and rock dusting
§ 865 Electrical equipment
§ 866 Trailing cables
§ 867 Grounding of equipment
§ 868 Underground high-voltage distribution
§ 869 Underground low- and medium-voltage alternating current circuits
§ 870 Trolley wires and trolley feeder wires
§ 871 Fire protection
§ 872 Maps
§ 873 Blasting and explosives
§ 874 Hoisting and mantrips
§ 875 Emergency shelters; construction; contents; implementation plans
§ 876 Communication facilities; locations and emergency response plans
§ 877 General safety provisions
§ 878 Definitions
Subchapter IV - Black Lung Benefits
Part A - General Provisions
§ 901 Congressional findings and declaration of purpose; short title
§ 902 Definitions
§ 903 Field offices
§ 904 Repealed.]
Part B - Claims for Benefits Filed on or Before December 31, 1973
§ 921 Regulations and presumptions
§ 922 Payment of benefits
§ 923 Filing of notice of claim
§ 924 Time for filing claims
§ 924a Repealed.]
§ 925 Procedure for the determination of claims during transition period
Part C - Claims for Benefits After December 31, 1973
§ 931 Benefits under State workmen’s compensation laws
§ 932 Failure to meet workmen’s compensation requirements
§ 932a Appointment of qualified individuals to hear and determine claims for benefits
§ 933 Duties of operators in States not qualifying under workmen’s compensation laws
§ 934 "Fund" defined; liability of operators to United States for repayments to fund; procedures applicable; rate of interest
§ 934a Repealed.]
§ 935 Utilization of services of State and local agencies
§ 936 Regulations and reports
§ 937 Contracts and grants
§ 938 Miners suffering from pneumoconiosis; discrimination prohibited
§ 939 Authorization of appropriations
§ 940 Applicability of amendments to part B of this subchapter to this part
§ 941 Penalty for false statements or representations
§ 942 Miner benefit entitlement reports; penalty for failure or refusal to file
§ 943 Black lung insurance program
§ 944 Statement of reasons for denial of claim
§ 945 Repealed.]
Subchapter V - Administrative Provisions
§ 951 Studies and research
§ 951a Health, Safety, and Mining Technology Research program
§ 952 Training and education
§ 953 Assistance to States
§ 954 Appointment of administrative personnel and inspectors; qualifications; training programs
§ 955 State laws
§ 956 Applicability of administrative procedure provisions
§ 957 Promulgation of regulations
§ 958 Annual reports to Congress; contents
§ 959 Study of coordination of Federal and State activities; report
§ 960 Limitation on issuance of temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction
§ 961 Functions transferred under 1977 amendments
§ 962 Acceptance of contributions and prosecution of projects; cooperative programs to promote health and safety education and training; recognition and funding of Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association; use of funds for costs of mine rescue and survival operations
§ 963 Technical Study Panel
§ 964 Scholarships
§ 965 Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants
Subchapter I - General
§ 811 Mandatory safety and health standards
§ 812 Advisory committees
§ 813 Inspections, investigations, and recordkeeping
§ 814 Citations and orders
§ 815 Procedure for enforcement
§ 816 Judicial review of Commission orders
§ 817 Procedures to counteract dangerous conditions
§ 818 Injunctions
§ 819 Posting of orders and decisions
§ 820 Penalties
§ 821 Entitlement of miners to full compensation
§ 822 Representation of Secretary in civil litigation by Solicitor of Labor
§ 823 Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission
§ 823a Principal office in District of Columbia; proceedings held elsewhere
§ 824 Authorization of appropriations
§ 825 Mandatory health and safety training
§ 826 Limitation on certain liability for rescue operations
Subchapter II - Interim Mandatory Health Standards
§ 841 Mandatory health standards for underground mines; enforcement; review; purpose
§ 842 Dust concentration and respiratory equipment
§ 843 Medical examinations
§ 844 Rock dust and gas hazards; controls
§ 845 Dust standards in presence of quartz
§ 846 Noise standards; promulgation of new standards; tests; procedures; protective devices
Subchapter III - Interim Mandatory Safety Standards for Underground Coal Mines
§ 861 Mandatory safety standards for underground mines
§ 862 Roof support
§ 863 Ventilation
§ 864 Combustible materials and rock dusting
§ 865 Electrical equipment
§ 866 Trailing cables
§ 867 Grounding of equipment
§ 868 Underground high-voltage distribution
§ 869 Underground low- and medium-voltage alternating current circuits
§ 870 Trolley wires and trolley feeder wires
§ 871 Fire protection
§ 872 Maps
§ 873 Blasting and explosives
§ 874 Hoisting and mantrips
§ 875 Emergency shelters; construction; contents; implementation plans
§ 876 Communication facilities; locations and emergency response plans
§ 877 General safety provisions
§ 878 Definitions
Subchapter IV - Black Lung Benefits
Part A - General Provisions
§ 901 Congressional findings and declaration of purpose; short title
§ 902 Definitions
§ 903 Field offices
§ 904 Repealed.]
Part B - Claims for Benefits Filed on or Before December 31, 1973
§ 921 Regulations and presumptions
§ 922 Payment of benefits
§ 923 Filing of notice of claim
§ 924 Time for filing claims
§ 924a Repealed.]
§ 925 Procedure for the determination of claims during transition period
Part C - Claims for Benefits After December 31, 1973
§ 931 Benefits under State workmen’s compensation laws
§ 932 Failure to meet workmen’s compensation requirements
§ 932a Appointment of qualified individuals to hear and determine claims for benefits
§ 933 Duties of operators in States not qualifying under workmen’s compensation laws
§ 934 "Fund" defined; liability of operators to United States for repayments to fund; procedures applicable; rate of interest
§ 934a Repealed.]
§ 935 Utilization of services of State and local agencies
§ 936 Regulations and reports
§ 937 Contracts and grants
§ 938 Miners suffering from pneumoconiosis; discrimination prohibited
§ 939 Authorization of appropriations
§ 940 Applicability of amendments to part B of this subchapter to this part
§ 941 Penalty for false statements or representations
§ 942 Miner benefit entitlement reports; penalty for failure or refusal to file
§ 943 Black lung insurance program
§ 944 Statement of reasons for denial of claim
§ 945 Repealed.]
Subchapter V - Administrative Provisions
§ 951 Studies and research
§ 951a Health, Safety, and Mining Technology Research program
§ 952 Training and education
§ 953 Assistance to States
§ 954 Appointment of administrative personnel and inspectors; qualifications; training programs
§ 955 State laws
§ 956 Applicability of administrative procedure provisions
§ 957 Promulgation of regulations
§ 958 Annual reports to Congress; contents
§ 959 Study of coordination of Federal and State activities; report
§ 960 Limitation on issuance of temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction
§ 961 Functions transferred under 1977 amendments
§ 962 Acceptance of contributions and prosecution of projects; cooperative programs to promote health and safety education and training; recognition and funding of Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association; use of funds for costs of mine rescue and survival operations
§ 963 Technical Study Panel
§ 964 Scholarships
§ 965 Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants
Chapter 23 - Geothermal Resources
§ 1001 Definitions
§ 1002 Lands subject to geothermal leasing
§ 1002a Repealed.]
§ 1003 Leasing procedures
§ 1004 Rents and royalties
§ 1005 Lease term and work commitment requirements
§ 1006 Acreage limitations
§ 1007 Readjustment of lease terms and conditions
§ 1008 Byproducts
§ 1009 Relinquishment of geothermal rights
§ 1010 Suspension of operations and production
§ 1011 Termination of leases
§ 1012 Waiver, suspension, or reduction of rental or royalty
§ 1013 Surface land use
§ 1014 Lands subject to geothermal leasing
§ 1015 Requirement for lessees
§ 1016 Administration
§ 1017 Unit and communitization agreements
§ 1018 Data from Federal agencies
§ 1019 Disposal of moneys from sales, bonuses, rentals, and royalties
§ 1020 Publication in Federal Register; reservation of mineral rights
§ 1021 Federal exemption from State water laws
§ 1022 Prevention of waste; exclusivity
§ 1023 Rules and regulations
§ 1024 Inclusion of geothermal leasing under certain other laws
§ 1025 Federal reservation of certain mineral rights
§ 1026 Significant thermal features
§ 1027 Land subject to prohibition on leasing
§ 1028 Hot dry rock geothermal energy
Chapter 24 - Geothermal Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration
§ 1101 Congressional findings
§ 1102 Definitions
Subchapter I - Geothermal Energy Coordination and Management Project
§ 1121 Formation of Project
§ 1122 Program definition
§ 1123 Resource inventory and assessment program
§ 1124 Research and development
§ 1125 Geothermal demonstration plants and projects
§ 1126 Scientific and technical education
Subchapter II - Loan Guaranties
§ 1141 Establishment of loan guaranty program
§ 1142 Payment of guaranteed obligation by Secretary of Energy
§ 1143 Period of guaranties and interest assistance
§ 1144 Geothermal Resources Development Fund
§ 1145 Community impact assistance functions of Secretary of Energy
§ 1146 Approval or disapproval of loan guarantee applications
§ 1147 Application of national environmental policy provisions
Subchapter III - General Provisions
§ 1161 Protection of environment
§ 1162 Final report to President and Congress on terminated projects
§ 1163 Transfer of functions
§ 1164 Authorization of appropriations
Subchapter I - Geothermal Energy Coordination and Management Project
§ 1121 Formation of Project
§ 1122 Program definition
§ 1123 Resource inventory and assessment program
§ 1124 Research and development
§ 1125 Geothermal demonstration plants and projects
§ 1126 Scientific and technical education
Subchapter II - Loan Guaranties
§ 1141 Establishment of loan guaranty program
§ 1142 Payment of guaranteed obligation by Secretary of Energy
§ 1143 Period of guaranties and interest assistance
§ 1144 Geothermal Resources Development Fund
§ 1145 Community impact assistance functions of Secretary of Energy
§ 1146 Approval or disapproval of loan guarantee applications
§ 1147 Application of national environmental policy provisions
Subchapter III - General Provisions
§ 1161 Protection of environment
§ 1162 Final report to President and Congress on terminated projects
§ 1163 Transfer of functions
§ 1164 Authorization of appropriations
Subchapter I - Geothermal Energy Coordination and Management Project
§ 1121 Formation of Project
§ 1122 Program definition
§ 1123 Resource inventory and assessment program
§ 1124 Research and development
§ 1125 Geothermal demonstration plants and projects
§ 1126 Scientific and technical education
Subchapter II - Loan Guaranties
§ 1141 Establishment of loan guaranty program
§ 1142 Payment of guaranteed obligation by Secretary of Energy
§ 1143 Period of guaranties and interest assistance
§ 1144 Geothermal Resources Development Fund
§ 1145 Community impact assistance functions of Secretary of Energy
§ 1146 Approval or disapproval of loan guarantee applications
§ 1147 Application of national environmental policy provisions
Subchapter III - General Provisions
§ 1161 Protection of environment
§ 1162 Final report to President and Congress on terminated projects
§ 1163 Transfer of functions
§ 1164 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 25 - Surface Mining Control and Reclamation
Subchapter I - Statement of Findings and Policy
§ 1201 Congressional findings
§ 1202 Statement of purpose
Subchapter II - Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
§ 1211 Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
Subchapter III - State Mining and Mineral Resources Research Institutes
§ 1221 Authorization of State allotments to institutes
§ 1222 Research funds to institutes
§ 1223 Funding criteria
§ 1224 Duties of Secretary
§ 1225 Effect on colleges and universities
§ 1226 Research
§ 1227 Center for cataloging
§ 1228 Interagency cooperation
§ 1229 Committee on Mining and Mineral Resources Research
§ 1230 Eligibility criteria
§ 1230a Strategic Resources Generic Mineral Technology Center
Subchapter IV - Abandoned Mine Reclamations
§ 1231 Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund
§ 1232 Reclamation fee
§ 1233 Objectives of fund
§ 1234 Eligible lands and water
§ 1235 State reclamation program
§ 1236 Reclamation of rural lands
§ 1237 Acquisition and reclamation of land adversely affected by past coal mining practices
§ 1238 Liens
§ 1239 Filling voids and sealing tunnels
§ 1240 Emergency powers
§ 1240a Certification
§ 1241 Omitted
§ 1242 Powers of Secretary or State
§ 1243 Interagency cooperation
§ 1244 Remining incentives
Subchapter V - Control of the Environmental Impacts of Surface Coal Mining
§ 1251 Environmental protection standards
§ 1251a Abandoned coal refuse sites
§ 1252 Initial regulatory procedures
§ 1253 State programs
§ 1254 Federal programs
§ 1255 State laws
§ 1256 Permits
§ 1257 Application requirements
§ 1258 Reclamation plan requirements
§ 1259 Performance bonds
§ 1260 Permit approval or denial
§ 1261 Revision of permits
§ 1262 Coal exploration permits
§ 1263 Public notice and public hearings
§ 1264 Decisions of regulatory authority and appeals
§ 1265 Environmental protection performance standards
§ 1266 Surface effects of underground coal mining operations
§ 1267 Inspections and monitoring
§ 1268 Penalties
§ 1269 Release of performance bonds or deposits
§ 1270 Citizens suits
§ 1271 Enforcement
§ 1272 Designating areas unsuitable for surface coal mining
§ 1273 Federal lands
§ 1274 Public agencies, public utilities, and public corporations
§ 1275 Review by Secretary
§ 1276 Judicial review
§ 1277 Special bituminous coal mines
§ 1278 Surface mining operations not subject to this chapter
§ 1279 Anthracite coal mines
Subchapter VI - Designation of Lands Unsuitable for Noncoal Mining
§ 1281 Designation procedures
Subchapter VII - Administrative and Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 1291 Definitions
§ 1292 Other Federal laws
§ 1293 Employee protection
§ 1294 Penalty
§ 1295 Grants to States
§ 1296 Annual report to President and Congress
§ 1297 Separability
§ 1298 Alaskan surface coal mine study
§ 1299 Study of reclamation standards for surface mining of other minerals
§ 1300 Indian lands
§ 1301 Environmental practices
§ 1302 Authorization of appropriations
§ 1303 Coordination of regulatory and inspection activities
§ 1304 Surface owner protection
§ 1305 Federal lessee protection
§ 1306 Effect on rights of owner of coal in Alaska to conduct surface mining operations
§ 1307 Water rights and replacement
§ 1308 Advance appropriations
§ 1308a Use of civil penalty funds to reclaim lands
§ 1309 Certification and training of blasters
§ 1309a Subsidence
§ 1309b Research
Subchapter VIII - University Coal Research Laboratories
§ 1311 Establishment of university coal research laboratories
§ 1312 Financial assistance
§ 1313 Limitation on payments
§ 1314 Payments; Federal share of operating expenses
§ 1315 Advisory Council on Coal Research
§ 1316 Authorization of appropriations
Subchapter IX - Energy Resource Graduate Fellowships
§ 1321 Fellowship awards
§ 1322 Fellowship recipients
§ 1323 Distribution of fellowships
§ 1324 Stipends and allowances
§ 1325 Limitation on fellowships
§ 1326 Fellowship conditions
§ 1327 Authorization of appropriations
§ 1328 Research, development projects, etc., relating to alternative coal mining technologies
Chapter 26 - Deep Seabed Hard Mineral Resources
§ 1401 Congressional findings and declaration of purpose
§ 1402 International objectives
§ 1403 Definitions
Subchapter I - Regulation of Exploration and Commercial Recovery by United States Citizens
§ 1411 Prohibited activities by United States citizens
§ 1412 Licenses for exploration and permits for commercial recovery
§ 1413 License and permit applications, review, and certification
§ 1414 License and permit fees
§ 1415 License and permit terms, conditions, and restrictions; issuance and transfer of licenses and permits
§ 1416 Denial of certification of applications and of issuance, transfer, suspension, and revocation of licenses and permits; suspension and modification of activities
§ 1417 Duration of licenses and permits
§ 1418 Diligence requirements
§ 1419 Protection of the environment
§ 1420 Conservation of natural resources
§ 1421 Prevention of interference with other uses of the high seas
§ 1422 Safety of life and property at sea
§ 1423 Records, audits, and public disclosure
§ 1424 Monitoring of activities of licensees and permittees
§ 1425 Relinquishment, surrender, and transfer of licenses and permits
§ 1426 Public notice and hearings
§ 1427 Civil actions
§ 1428 Reciprocating states
Subchapter II - Transition to International Agreement
§ 1441 Declaration of Congressional intent
§ 1442 Effect of international agreement
§ 1443 Protection of interim investments
§ 1444 Disclaimer of obligation to pay compensation
Subchapter III - Enforcement and Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 1461 Prohibited acts
§ 1462 Civil penalties
§ 1463 Criminal offenses
§ 1464 Enforcement
§ 1465 Liability of vessels
§ 1466 Civil forfeitures
§ 1467 Jurisdiction of courts
§ 1468 Regulations
§ 1469 Omitted
§ 1470 Authorization of appropriations
§ 1471 Severability
§ 1472 Deep Seabed Revenue Sharing Trust Fund; establishment
§ 1473 Revenue and customs or tariff treatment of deep seabed mining unaffected
Subchapter I - Regulation of Exploration and Commercial Recovery by United States Citizens
§ 1411 Prohibited activities by United States citizens
§ 1412 Licenses for exploration and permits for commercial recovery
§ 1413 License and permit applications, review, and certification
§ 1414 License and permit fees
§ 1415 License and permit terms, conditions, and restrictions; issuance and transfer of licenses and permits
§ 1416 Denial of certification of applications and of issuance, transfer, suspension, and revocation of licenses and permits; suspension and modification of activities
§ 1417 Duration of licenses and permits
§ 1418 Diligence requirements
§ 1419 Protection of the environment
§ 1420 Conservation of natural resources
§ 1421 Prevention of interference with other uses of the high seas
§ 1422 Safety of life and property at sea
§ 1423 Records, audits, and public disclosure
§ 1424 Monitoring of activities of licensees and permittees
§ 1425 Relinquishment, surrender, and transfer of licenses and permits
§ 1426 Public notice and hearings
§ 1427 Civil actions
§ 1428 Reciprocating states
Subchapter II - Transition to International Agreement
§ 1441 Declaration of Congressional intent
§ 1442 Effect of international agreement
§ 1443 Protection of interim investments
§ 1444 Disclaimer of obligation to pay compensation
Subchapter III - Enforcement and Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 1461 Prohibited acts
§ 1462 Civil penalties
§ 1463 Criminal offenses
§ 1464 Enforcement
§ 1465 Liability of vessels
§ 1466 Civil forfeitures
§ 1467 Jurisdiction of courts
§ 1468 Regulations
§ 1469 Omitted
§ 1470 Authorization of appropriations
§ 1471 Severability
§ 1472 Deep Seabed Revenue Sharing Trust Fund; establishment
§ 1473 Revenue and customs or tariff treatment of deep seabed mining unaffected
Subchapter I - Regulation of Exploration and Commercial Recovery by United States Citizens
§ 1411 Prohibited activities by United States citizens
§ 1412 Licenses for exploration and permits for commercial recovery
§ 1413 License and permit applications, review, and certification
§ 1414 License and permit fees
§ 1415 License and permit terms, conditions, and restrictions; issuance and transfer of licenses and permits
§ 1416 Denial of certification of applications and of issuance, transfer, suspension, and revocation of licenses and permits; suspension and modification of activities
§ 1417 Duration of licenses and permits
§ 1418 Diligence requirements
§ 1419 Protection of the environment
§ 1420 Conservation of natural resources
§ 1421 Prevention of interference with other uses of the high seas
§ 1422 Safety of life and property at sea
§ 1423 Records, audits, and public disclosure
§ 1424 Monitoring of activities of licensees and permittees
§ 1425 Relinquishment, surrender, and transfer of licenses and permits
§ 1426 Public notice and hearings
§ 1427 Civil actions
§ 1428 Reciprocating states
Subchapter II - Transition to International Agreement
§ 1441 Declaration of Congressional intent
§ 1442 Effect of international agreement
§ 1443 Protection of interim investments
§ 1444 Disclaimer of obligation to pay compensation
Subchapter III - Enforcement and Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 1461 Prohibited acts
§ 1462 Civil penalties
§ 1463 Criminal offenses
§ 1464 Enforcement
§ 1465 Liability of vessels
§ 1466 Civil forfeitures
§ 1467 Jurisdiction of courts
§ 1468 Regulations
§ 1469 Omitted
§ 1470 Authorization of appropriations
§ 1471 Severability
§ 1472 Deep Seabed Revenue Sharing Trust Fund; establishment
§ 1473 Revenue and customs or tariff treatment of deep seabed mining unaffected
Chapter 27 - Geothermal Energy
§ 1501 Congressional statement of findings
Subchapter I - Project Loans
§ 1511 Loans for geothermal reservoir confirmation
§ 1512 Loan size limitation
§ 1513 Loan interest rates; repayment periods
§ 1514 Program termination
§ 1515 Regulations
§ 1516 Authorizations
Subchapter II - Study, Establishment, and Implementation of Insurance Program
§ 1521 Reservoir insurance program study
§ 1522 Establishment of program
Subchapter III - Establishment of Assistance Program
§ 1531 Feasibility study loan program
Subchapter IV - Federal Facilities
§ 1541 Use of geothermal energy in Federal facilities
§ 1542 Regulations
Subchapter I - Project Loans
§ 1511 Loans for geothermal reservoir confirmation
§ 1512 Loan size limitation
§ 1513 Loan interest rates; repayment periods
§ 1514 Program termination
§ 1515 Regulations
§ 1516 Authorizations
Subchapter II - Study, Establishment, and Implementation of Insurance Program
§ 1521 Reservoir insurance program study
§ 1522 Establishment of program
Subchapter III - Establishment of Assistance Program
§ 1531 Feasibility study loan program
Subchapter IV - Federal Facilities
§ 1541 Use of geothermal energy in Federal facilities
§ 1542 Regulations
Subchapter I - Project Loans
§ 1511 Loans for geothermal reservoir confirmation
§ 1512 Loan size limitation
§ 1513 Loan interest rates; repayment periods
§ 1514 Program termination
§ 1515 Regulations
§ 1516 Authorizations
Subchapter II - Study, Establishment, and Implementation of Insurance Program
§ 1521 Reservoir insurance program study
§ 1522 Establishment of program
Subchapter III - Establishment of Assistance Program
§ 1531 Feasibility study loan program
Subchapter IV - Federal Facilities
§ 1541 Use of geothermal energy in Federal facilities
§ 1542 Regulations
Subchapter I - Project Loans
§ 1511 Loans for geothermal reservoir confirmation
§ 1512 Loan size limitation
§ 1513 Loan interest rates; repayment periods
§ 1514 Program termination
§ 1515 Regulations
§ 1516 Authorizations
Subchapter II - Study, Establishment, and Implementation of Insurance Program
§ 1521 Reservoir insurance program study
§ 1522 Establishment of program
Subchapter III - Establishment of Assistance Program
§ 1531 Feasibility study loan program
Subchapter IV - Federal Facilities
§ 1541 Use of geothermal energy in Federal facilities
§ 1542 Regulations
Chapter 28 - Materials and Minerals Policy, Research, and Development
§ 1601 Congressional statement of findings; "materials" defined
§ 1602 Congressional declaration of policies
§ 1603 Implementation of policies
§ 1604 Program administration
§ 1605 Applicability to other statutory national mining and minerals policies
Chapter 29 - Oil and Gas Royalty Management
§ 1701 Congressional statement of findings and purposes
§ 1702 Definitions
Subchapter I - Federal Royalty Management and Enforcement
§ 1711 Duties of Secretary
§ 1712 Duties of lessees, operators, and motor vehicle transporters
§ 1713 Required recordkeeping
§ 1714 Deposit of royalty funds to Indian accounts
§ 1715 Explanation of payments
§ 1716 Liabilities and bonding
§ 1717 Hearings and investigations
§ 1718 Inspections
§ 1719 Civil penalties
§ 1720 Criminal penalties
§ 1720a Applicability of civil and criminal penalties to various uses of Federal or Indian lands and Outer Continental Shelf
§ 1721 Royalty terms and conditions, interest, and penalties
§ 1721a Adjustments and refunds
§ 1722 Injunction and specific enforcement authority
§ 1723 Rewards
§ 1724 Secretarial and delegated States’ actions and limitation periods
§ 1725 Assessments
§ 1726 Alternatives for marginal properties
Subchapter II - States and Indian Tribes
§ 1731 Application of subchapter
§ 1731a Application of subchapter to leases of lands within three miles of seaward boundaries of coastal States
§ 1732 Cooperative agreements
§ 1733 Information
§ 1734 State suits under Federal law
§ 1735 Delegation of royalty collections and related activities
§ 1736 Shared civil penalties
Subchapter III - General Provisions
§ 1751 Secretarial authority
§ 1752 Reports
§ 1753 Relation to other laws
§ 1754 Funding
§ 1755 Statute of limitations
§ 1756 Expanded royalty obligations
§ 1757 Severability
§ 1758 Use of royalty-in-kind revenue by Minerals Management Service
§ 1759 Fees and charges
Subchapter I - Federal Royalty Management and Enforcement
§ 1711 Duties of Secretary
§ 1712 Duties of lessees, operators, and motor vehicle transporters
§ 1713 Required recordkeeping
§ 1714 Deposit of royalty funds to Indian accounts
§ 1715 Explanation of payments
§ 1716 Liabilities and bonding
§ 1717 Hearings and investigations
§ 1718 Inspections
§ 1719 Civil penalties
§ 1720 Criminal penalties
§ 1720a Applicability of civil and criminal penalties to various uses of Federal or Indian lands and Outer Continental Shelf
§ 1721 Royalty terms and conditions, interest, and penalties
§ 1721a Adjustments and refunds
§ 1722 Injunction and specific enforcement authority
§ 1723 Rewards
§ 1724 Secretarial and delegated States’ actions and limitation periods
§ 1725 Assessments
§ 1726 Alternatives for marginal properties
Subchapter II - States and Indian Tribes
§ 1731 Application of subchapter
§ 1731a Application of subchapter to leases of lands within three miles of seaward boundaries of coastal States
§ 1732 Cooperative agreements
§ 1733 Information
§ 1734 State suits under Federal law
§ 1735 Delegation of royalty collections and related activities
§ 1736 Shared civil penalties
Subchapter III - General Provisions
§ 1751 Secretarial authority
§ 1752 Reports
§ 1753 Relation to other laws
§ 1754 Funding
§ 1755 Statute of limitations
§ 1756 Expanded royalty obligations
§ 1757 Severability
§ 1758 Use of royalty-in-kind revenue by Minerals Management Service
§ 1759 Fees and charges
Subchapter I - Federal Royalty Management and Enforcement
§ 1711 Duties of Secretary
§ 1712 Duties of lessees, operators, and motor vehicle transporters
§ 1713 Required recordkeeping
§ 1714 Deposit of royalty funds to Indian accounts
§ 1715 Explanation of payments
§ 1716 Liabilities and bonding
§ 1717 Hearings and investigations
§ 1718 Inspections
§ 1719 Civil penalties
§ 1720 Criminal penalties
§ 1720a Applicability of civil and criminal penalties to various uses of Federal or Indian lands and Outer Continental Shelf
§ 1721 Royalty terms and conditions, interest, and penalties
§ 1721a Adjustments and refunds
§ 1722 Injunction and specific enforcement authority
§ 1723 Rewards
§ 1724 Secretarial and delegated States’ actions and limitation periods
§ 1725 Assessments
§ 1726 Alternatives for marginal properties
Subchapter II - States and Indian Tribes
§ 1731 Application of subchapter
§ 1731a Application of subchapter to leases of lands within three miles of seaward boundaries of coastal States
§ 1732 Cooperative agreements
§ 1733 Information
§ 1734 State suits under Federal law
§ 1735 Delegation of royalty collections and related activities
§ 1736 Shared civil penalties
Subchapter III - General Provisions
§ 1751 Secretarial authority
§ 1752 Reports
§ 1753 Relation to other laws
§ 1754 Funding
§ 1755 Statute of limitations
§ 1756 Expanded royalty obligations
§ 1757 Severability
§ 1758 Use of royalty-in-kind revenue by Minerals Management Service
§ 1759 Fees and charges
Chapter 30 - National Critical Materials Council
§ 1801 Congressional findings and declaration of purposes
§ 1802 Establishment of National Critical Materials Council
§ 1803 Responsibilities and authorities of Council
§ 1804 Program and policy for advanced materials research and technology
§ 1805 Innovation in basic and advanced materials industries
§ 1806 Compensation of members and reimbursement
§ 1807 Executive Director
§ 1808 Responsibilities and duties of Director
§ 1809 General authority of Council
§ 1810 Authorization of appropriations
§ 1811 "Materials" defined
Chapter 31 - Marine Mineral Resources Research
§ 1901 Definitions
§ 1902 Research program
§ 1903 Grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements
§ 1904 Marine mineral research centers
§ 1905 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 32 - Methane Hydrate Research and Development
§ 2001 Findings
§ 2002 Definitions
§ 2003 Methane hydrate research and development program
§ 2004 National Research Council study
§ 2005 Reports and studies for Congress
§ 2006 Authorization of appropriations