H.R.1123 - Black Lung Benefits Survivors Equity Act of 2007

To amend the Black Lung Benefits Act, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend the Black Lung Benefits Act, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Black Lung Benefits Survivors Equity Act of 2007 as introduced.

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Official Summary

Black Lung Benefits Survivors Equity Act of 2007 - Amends the Black Lung Benefits Act, with respect to claims filed on or after the effective date of the Black Lung Benefits Amendments of 1981, to eliminate exceptions to: (1) the applicability of certain provisions regarding rebuttable pres

Official Summary

Black Lung Benefits Survivors Equity Act of 2007 - Amends the Black Lung Benefits Act, with respect to claims filed on or after the effective date of the Black Lung Benefits Amendments of 1981, to eliminate exceptions to:
(1) the applicability of certain provisions regarding rebuttable presumptions; and
(2) the prohibition against requiring eligible survivors of a miner determined to be eligible for black lung benefits to file a new claim or refile or otherwise revalidate the miner's claim.

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