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Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on January 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from West Virginia
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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2011
Length: 104 pages
A bill to improve compliance with mine and occupational safety and health laws, 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.
1/25/2011--Introduced.Robert C. Byrd Mine and Workplace Safety and Health Act of 2011 - Amends the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (this Act) to require the Secretary of ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3671 (111th).
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 805 (113th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 153”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 29, 2010
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 24, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 153 — 112th Congress: Robert C. Byrd Mine and Workplace Safety and Health Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s153
“S. 153 — 112th Congress: Robert C. Byrd Mine and Workplace Safety and Health Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s153>
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