H.R.935: Miners Pension Protection Act

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 31, 2019
  • Latest Major Action Oct. 23, 2019

Bill Cosponsors

111 (89 Democrats, 22 Republicans)

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Bill Summary

Miners Pension Protection Act This bill transfers certain funds to provide pension benefits for retired coal miners who have been affected by issues such as coal company bankruptcies. The Department of the Treasury must transfer additional funds to the 1974 United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Pension Plan to pay pension benefits required under that plan if the annual limit on transfers under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 13 statements associated with H.R.935.

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 23, 2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Oct. 23, 2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Oct. 23, 2019
Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Discharged.
July 24, 2019
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Feb. 15, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources.
Jan. 31, 2019
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.
Jan. 31, 2019

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

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