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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for West Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 9, 2020
Length: 2 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on January 9, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
5 Cosponsors (5 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Manchin, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Secure Black Lung Disability Trust Fund”
— Sen. Joe Manchin [D-WV] (Sponsor) on Jan 10, 2020
“Brown Introduces Legislation to Secure Black Lung Disability Trust Fund”
— Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-OH] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 13, 2020
“Warner, Kaine, Manchin, Jones, Brown, Casey Introduce Legislation to Secure Black Lung Disability Trust Fund”
— Sen. Mark Warner [D-VA] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 10, 2020
Jan 9, 2020
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Sep 23, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2810.
S. 3172 (116th) 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 S. 3172. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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