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S. 3172: Black Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund Solvency Act of 2020

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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

Joe Manchin III

Sponsor. Senior Senator for West Virginia. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jan 9, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Introduced on Jan 9, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 9, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

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4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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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

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History

Jan 9, 2020
 
Introduced

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S. 3172 is 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.

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.

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