Summary: H.R.6547 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/21/2012)

Amends the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 to increase from 5 to 10 the minimum number of years of practical mining experience a person selected by the Secretary of Labor for appointment as a mine inspector must have. Requires mine inspectors assigned to the inspection and investigation of individual mines to have at least 2 years previous experience in the particular type of mining operation where such inspections are to be made.