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H.R. 663 (115th): Assisting America’s Dislocated Miners Act of 2017

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To establish a grant program to assist dislocated miners in receiving additional training and education to enable them to find and secure new jobs.

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Sponsor and status

Evan Jenkins

Sponsor. Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Jan 24, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 24, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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rep. Jenkins introduces bipartisan bill to help dislocated coal miners
    — Rep. Evan Jenkins [R-WV3, 2015-2018] (Sponsor) on Jan 25, 2017

reps. Doyle, jenkins, ryan and welch introduce bill to help laid-off coal miners
    — Rep. Michael “Mike” Doyle [D-PA18] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 25, 2017

Congressman Tim Ryan Introduces Bill to Help Dislocated Coal Miners
    — Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH13] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 25, 2017

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Jan 24, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 663 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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