H.R. 6495 (111th): Robert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act of 2010

Introduced:

Dec 3, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on December 8, 2010.

Sponsor:

George Miller

Representative for California's 7th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2010
Length: 80 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To improve compliance with mine safety and health laws, empower miners to raise safety concerns, prevent future mine tragedies, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Dec 3, 2010
 
Introduced

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Dec 8, 2010
 
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Dec 8, 2010 2:41 p.m.
Failed 214/193

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. 1579 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2011

S. 3671 (Related)
Robert C. Byrd Mine and Workplace Safety and Health Act of 2010

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2010

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