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H.R. 4287 (95th): Federal Mine Safety and Health Amendments Act

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A bill to promote safety and health in the mining industry, to prevent recurring disasters in the mining industry.

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Mar 2, 1977
95th Congress (1977–1978)
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Joseph Gaydos

Representative for Pennsylvania's 20th congressional district



1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)

See Instead

S. 717 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Nov 9, 1977



Mar 2, 1977

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Jul 15, 1977
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 4287 (95th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 4287. This is the one from the 95th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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