H.R. 5788 (111th): Mine Safety Accountability and Improved Protection Act

Introduced:

Jul 20, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 20, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Shelley Capito
Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 20, 2010
Length: 65 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To honor the Nation's fallen miners by requiring improved mine safety practices and compliance in order to prevent future mine accidents.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 3697 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 16, 2011

H.R. 6495 (Related)
Robert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act of 2010

Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Dec 8, 2010

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5788” 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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History

Introduced
Jul 20, 2010

Details

Cosponsors
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Votes

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