Bill Text — Dec 16, 2011
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Jul 20, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on July 20, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2010
Length: 65 pages
To honor the Nation's fallen miners by requiring improved mine safety practices and compliance in order to prevent future mine accidents.
7/20/2010--Introduced.Mine Safety Accountability and Improved Protection Act - Amends the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 to establish an independent National Mine Safety Board, which shall conduct an ... Read more >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 16, 2011
Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Dec 8, 2010
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5788 — 111th Congress: Mine Safety Accountability and Improved Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr5788
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