H.R. 1722: Burdensome Paperwork Reduction for Our Miners Act

Introduced:
Apr 25, 2013
Status:
Referred to Committee
Prognosis
0% chance of being enacted
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Sponsor
David McKinley
Representative for West Virginia's 1st congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Apr 25, 2013
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4298 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 2012

 
Status

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on April 25, 2013, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Progress
Introduced Apr 25, 2013
Referred to Committee Apr 25, 2013
Reported by Committee ...
Passed House ...
Passed Senate ...
Signed by the President ...
Prognosis

2% chance of getting past committee.
0% chance of being enacted.

Only 11% of bills made it past committee and only about 3% were enacted in 2011–2013. [show factors | methodology]

 
Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Labor to conduct a review of the forms related to obtaining workers' compensation benefits under the Federal Black Lung Benefits Program.

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Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committees

House Education and the Workforce

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Library of Congress Summary

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4/25/2013--Introduced.
Burdensome Paperwork Reduction for Our Miners Act - Directs the Secretary of Labor, acting through the Director of the Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation and the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Labor, to review forms for obtaining workers' compensation benefits under the Federal Black Lung Benefits Program to determine whether it is feasible to combine or reduce such forms in order to further the purposes of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Directs the Secretary to implement any feasible combination or reduction of such forms.

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