H.R. 526 (113th): ACHE Act


Feb 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Yarmuth

Representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 6, 2013
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To place a moratorium on permitting for mountaintop removal coal mining until health studies are conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/6/2013--Introduced.Appalachian Communities Health Emergency Act or ACHE Act - Requires the Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to conduct or support comprehensive studies on the health impacts ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 6, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 526”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


46 cosponsors (46D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 912 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 12, 2015

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