H.R.1903: To direct that certain coal mine safety grant funds be directed to study the prevention and treatment of Black Lung Disease.

About This Bill

  • Introduced May 9, 2013
  • Latest Major Action July 8, 2013

Bill Cosponsor

Bill Summary

Establishes in the Treasury the Mine Safety Grant Fund. Directs the Secretary of Labor to: (1) award competitive Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants to entities for research and outreach to prevent and treat Black Lung Disease, and (2) deposit into the Fund amounts collected as civil penalties for mandatory health or safety standard violations committed by mine operators.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
July 8, 2013
Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
May 9, 2013
Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
May 9, 2013

Introduced in the House by David McKinley (R-W.Va.)

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