S. 3671 (111th): Robert C. Byrd Mine and Workplace Safety and Health Act of 2010


Jul 29, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 29, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Jul 29, 2010
Length: 104 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve compliance with mine and occupational safety and health law, empower workers to raise safety concerns, prevent future mine and other workplace tragedies, establish rights of families of victims of workplace accidents, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/29/2010--Introduced.Robert C. Byrd Mine and Workplace Safety and Health Act of 2010 - Amends the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (this Act) to require the Secretary of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 29, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3671”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 153 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 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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