A bill to ensure that claims for benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act are processed in a fair and timely manner, to better protect miners from pneumoconiosis (commonly known as "black lung disease"), and for other purposes.
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Sep 29, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 29, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Pennsylvania
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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2015
Length: 69 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2959 (113th).
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 855.
S. 2096 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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