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H.R. 3876: Black Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund Solvency Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 23, 2019 (Introduced).


I

116th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3876

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 23, 2019

(for himself and Ms. Adams) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means

A BILL

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure the solvency of the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund by extending the excise tax on coal.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Black Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund Solvency Act.

2.

Extension of black lung disability trust fund excise tax

(a)

In general

Section 4121(e)(2)(A) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by striking December 31, 2018 and inserting December 31, 2029.

(b)

Effective date

The amendments made by this section shall apply on and after the first day of the first calendar month beginning after the date of the enactment of this Act.