H.R.2050: ACHE Act

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Appalachian Communities Health Emergency Act or the ACHE Act This bill requires the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to conduct or support studies on the health impacts of mountaintop-removal coal mining on individuals in the surrounding communities. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), upon receiving the results of these studies, must determine whether such mining presents any health risks to individuals in...

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Date Description
April 9, 2019
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
April 4, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
April 4, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
April 4, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
April 3, 2019
Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Energy and Commerce, 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.
April 3, 2019

Introduced in the House by John Yarmuth (D-Ky.)

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