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

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 titles are written by its sponsor.



Dec 3, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

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.


George Miller

Representative for California's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 3, 2010
Length: 80 pages


Dec 3, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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.

H.R. 6495 (111th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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