H.R.1613: HELP for Coal Miners Health Care Act of 2017

About This Bill

  • Introduced March 17, 2017
  • Latest Major Action March 27, 2017

Bill Version

Bill Summary

Helping Ensure Long-Term Protection for Coal Miners Health Care Act of 2017 or the HELP for Coal Miners Health Care Act of 2017 This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to transfer certain funds to the Multiemployer Health Benefit Plan to provide health benefits to retired coal miners and their families. The bill expands the group whose retiree health benefits are taken into account in determining the...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.1613.

Bill Actions

Date Description
March 27, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
March 17, 2017
Referred to House Ways and Means
March 17, 2017
Referred to House Natural Resources
March 17, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
March 17, 2017

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

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