H.R.2768 - S-MINER Act

To establish improved mandatory standards to protect miners during emergencies, and for other purposes. view all titles (7)

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  • Short: S-MINER Act as introduced.
  • Short: Supplemental Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Short: S-MINER Act as reported to house.
  • Short: Supplemental Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2007 as passed house.
  • Short: Supplemental Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2007 as reported to house.
  • Short: S-MINER Act as passed house.
  • Official: To establish improved mandatory standards to protect miners during emergencies, and for other purposes. as introduced.
Latest Amendment Status Purpose View All Amendments [4]
 
H.Amdt 922 Fail An amendment in the nature of a substitute numbered 4 printed in House Report 110-508 to promote the continued robust implementa tion of the 2006 MINER Act, increases worker safety by providing miners the opportunity to have a voice in mine safety, expands substance abuse programs to all mines to ensure safe working conditions for all miners, and addresses issues raised by the recent Crandall Canyon disaster.
H.Amdt 921 Pass An amendment numbered 3 printed in House Report 110-508 to offer relief to mine operators that have been assessed penalties and pa y them in a timely fashion. It also establishes a trust fund within Treasury, composed of mine safety civil penalties. Funds from the trust fund can be used for mine safety inspections and investigations only.
H.Amdt 920 Pass An amendment numbered 2 printed in House Report 110-508 to authorize $10,000,000 to award grants to provide rehabilitation service s to current and former miners suffering from mental health impairments, including drug addiction and substance abuse issues, which may have been caused or exacerbated by their work as miners.
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Jan 22, 2008Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Jan 16, 2008The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 2768.
Jan 16, 2008On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 214 - 199 (Roll no. 10).

Latest Vote

Result: Passed - January 16, 2008

Roll call number 10 in the House

Question: On Passage: H R 2768 S-MINER Act

 

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