H.R. 1637 (102nd): Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act of 1992


Mar 22, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 1, 1992 but was never passed by the Senate.


Austin Murphy

Representative for Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To make improvements in the Black Lung Benefits Act.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 5510 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 3, 1990

H.R. 4415 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 12, 1994

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1637” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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Mar 22, 1991
Reported by Committee
Jul 29, 1992
Passed House
Oct 1, 1992
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


36 cosponsors (34D, 1I, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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