S.1772 - A bill to amend the black lung benefits provisions of the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969 to extend these benefits to miners who incur silicosis in iron mines.93rd Congress (1973-1974)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Sparkman, John J. [D-AL] (Introduced 05/09/1973)|
|Committees:||Senate - Labor and Public Welfare|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 05/09/1973 Referred to Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1772 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/09/1973)
States a purpose to extend to others so affected, benefits received by miners who incur silicosis in iron mines.
Directs the Secretary of Labor to submit to the Congress recommendations to extend to workers in other industries who are threatened with pneumoconiosis protection comparable to that awarded to coal and iron miners.