H.J.Res. 1118 (94th): Joint resolution to provide that qualified individuals may hear and determine claims for benefits under title IV of the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969, and to provide for appeal to superior agency authority from any such determination.


Oct 1, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 15, 1976

This resolution was enacted after being signed by the President on October 15, 1976.


Pub.L. 94-504


John Dent

Representative for Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 15, 1976

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

Authorizes hearing officers appointed by the Secretary of Labor to conduct hearings involving claims for black lung benefits filed under specified provisions of title IV of the Federal Coal Mine ... Read more >


Oct 1, 1976

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Oct 1, 1976
Passed House

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Oct 1, 1976
Passed Senate

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Oct 15, 1976
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 1118”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)

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