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[119 STAT. 731]
[119 STAT. 731]
PUBLIC LAW 109-000—MMMM. DD, 2005

PUBLIC LAW 109–58—AUG. 8, 2005

119 STAT. 731

(C) by moving clause (iii), as so designated, so as to begin immediately after and below clause (ii); (D) in clause (i) of subparagraph (A) (as designated by subparagraph (A) of this paragraph) by striking ‘‘five thousand one hundred and twenty’’ and inserting ‘‘5,760’’; and (E) by adding at the end the following: ‘‘(iv) No lease issued under this paragraph shall be included in any chargeability limitation associated with oil and gas leases.’’. (2) SECTION 21.—Section 21(a) of the Mineral Leasing Act (30 U.S.C. 241(a)) is amended— (A) by striking ‘‘(a) That the Secretary’’ and inserting the following: ‘‘(a)(1) The Secretary’’; (B) by striking ‘‘; that no lease’’ and inserting a period, followed by the following: ‘‘(2) No lease’’; (C) by striking ‘‘Leases may be for’’ and inserting the following: ‘‘(3) Leases may be for’’; (D) by striking ‘‘For the privilege’’ and inserting the following: ‘‘(4) For the privilege’’; (E) in paragraph (2) (as designated by subparagraph (B) of this paragraph) by striking ‘‘five thousand one hundred and twenty’’ and inserting ‘‘5,760’’; (F) in paragraph (4) (as designated by subparagraph (D) of this paragraph) by striking ‘‘rate of 50 cents per acre’’ and inserting ‘‘rate of $2.00 per acre’’; (G)(i) by striking ‘‘: Provided further, That not more than one lease shall be granted under this section to any’’ and inserting ‘‘: Provided further, That no’’; and (ii) by striking ‘‘except that with respect to leases for’’ and inserting ‘‘shall acquire or hold more than 50,000 acres of oil shale leases in any one State. For’’; and (H) by adding at the end the following: ‘‘(5) No lease issued under this section shall be included in any chargeability limitation associated with oil and gas leases.’’. (k) INTERAGENCY COORDINATION AND EXPEDITIOUS REVIEW OF PERMITTING PROCESS.— (1) DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AS LEAD AGENCY.—Upon written request of a prospective applicant for Federal authorization to develop a proposed oil shale or tar sands project, the Department of the Interior shall act as the lead Federal agency for the purposes of coordinating all applicable Federal authorizations and environmental reviews. To the maximum extent practicable under applicable Federal law, the Secretary shall coordinate this Federal authorization and review process with any Indian tribes and State and local agencies responsible for conducting any separate permitting and environmental reviews. (2) IMPLEMENTING REGULATIONS.—Not later than 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act, the Secretary shall issue any regulations necessary to implement this subsection. (l) COST-SHARED DEMONSTRATION TECHNOLOGIES.—

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