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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act of 2019

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to ensure that claims for benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act are processed in a fair and timely manner, to better protect miners from pneumoconiosis (commonly known as "black lung disease"), and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (1)

07/23/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

07/23/2019Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (4)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]* 07/23/2019
Sen. Kaine, Tim [D-VA]* 07/23/2019
Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA]* 07/23/2019
Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV]* 07/23/2019

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate HELP07/23/2019 Referred to

As of 11/16/2019 no related bill information has been received for S.2205 - Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act of 2019

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