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.

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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. 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

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6495” 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Dec 3, 2010
Failed in the House Under Suspension
Dec 8, 2010
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Details

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

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

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

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