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Short Titles as Introduced

Black Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund Solvency Act of 2020

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Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure the solvency of the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund by extending the excise tax on coal.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/09/2020Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

Date All Actions
01/09/2020Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (5)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Jones, Doug [D-AL]* 01/09/2020
Sen. Kaine, Tim [D-VA]* 01/09/2020
Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]* 01/09/2020
Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA]* 01/09/2020
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]* 01/09/2020

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Finance01/09/2020 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (01/09/2020)

Black Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund Solvency Act of 2020

This bill extends until December 31, 2030, the excise tax on coal from U.S. mines. This tax is a source of funding for the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund.