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Text of the To amend the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 to require greater experience of mine safety inspectors under ...

...safety inspectors under that Act.

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 21, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6547

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 21, 2012

(for himself and Mr. Bucshon) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce

A BILL

To amend the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 to require greater experience of mine safety inspectors under that Act.

1.

Qualifications of Federal mine safety inspectors

Section 505 of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (30 U.S.C. 954) is amended—

(1)

by striking to the maximum extent feasible,;

(2)

by striking five years practical mine experience and inserting 10 years practical mine experience; and

(3)

by striking due consideration shall be given to the extent possible to their and inserting and at least 2 years.