One Hundred Fifteenth Congress of the United States of America
At the First Session
Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday, the third day of January, two thousand and seventeen
H. J. RES. 99
Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes.
That the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2017 (division C of Public Law 114–223) is further amended by—
striking the date specified in section 106(3) and inserting
May 5, 2017; and
inserting after section 201 the following new section:
This section may be cited as the
Further Continued Health Benefits for Miners Act.
Section 402(h)(2)(C)(ii) of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (30 U.S.C. 1232(h)(2)(C)(ii)) is amended—
in subclause (II), by striking
April 30, 2017 and inserting
May 5, 2017;
in subclause (II)(aa), by striking
the Continued Health Benefits for Miners Act and inserting
the Further Continued Health Benefits for Miners Act; and
by adding at the end the following:
For purposes of subclause (II)(aa), a beneficiary enrolled in the Plan as of the date of the enactment of the Further Continued Health Benefits for Miners Act shall be deemed to have been eligible to receive health benefits under the Plan on January 1, 2017..
The provisions of section 167(d) of Public Law 114–223 (as added by Public Law 114–254) shall apply to this section.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate.