H.R.1903 - To direct that certain coal mine safety grant funds be directed to study the prevention and treatment of Black Lung Disease.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] (Introduced 05/09/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||07/08/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1903 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/09/2013)
Establishes in the Treasury the Mine Safety Grant Fund.
Directs the Secretary of Labor to: (1) award competitive Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety Grants to entities for research and outreach to prevent and treat Black Lung Disease, and (2) deposit into the Fund amounts collected as civil penalties for mandatory health or safety standard violations committed by mine operators.