To improve compliance with mine safety and health laws, empower miners to raise safety concerns, prevent future mine tragedies, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2015
Length: 72 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on April 22, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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23 Cosponsors (23 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Scott to Visit Buchanan Mine and Host Roundtable with Miners”
— Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3] (Sponsor) on Oct 11, 2016
Apr 22, 2015
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Apr 5, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1903 (115th).
H.R. 1926 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1926. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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