To facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, research, and international capabilities in the United States, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(a) Short Title.--This Act may be cited as the ``Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2011''. (b) Table of Contents.--The table of contents of this Act is as follows:
Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents. Sec. 2. Definitions. TITLE I--DESIGNATIONS AND POLICIES
Sec. 101. Designations. Sec. 102. Policy. Sec. 103. Resource assessment. Sec. 104. Permitting. Sec. 105. Manufacturing. Sec. 106. Recycling and alternatives. Sec. 107. Analysis and forecasting. Sec. 108. Education and workforce. Sec. 109. International cooperation. TITLE II--MINERAL-SPECIFIC ACTIONS
Sec. 201. Administration. Sec. 202. Cobalt. Sec. 203. Helium. Sec. 204. Lead. Sec. 205. Lithium. Sec. 206. Low-Btu gas. Sec. 207. Phosphate. Sec. 208. Potash. Sec. 209. Rare earth elements. Sec. 210. Thorium. Sec. 211. Updated resource information. TITLE III--MISCELLANEOUS
Sec. 301. Offsets. Sec. 302. Administration. Sec. 303. Authorization of appropriations.
SEC. 2. DEFINITIONS.
In this Act: (1) Applicable committees.--The term ``applicable committees'' means-- (A) the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources of the Senate; (B) the Committee on Natural Resources of the House of Representatives; (C) the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives; and (D) the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology of the House of Representatives. (2) Clean energy technology.--The term ``clean...