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Coal Act UMWA

The Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefit Act (the “Coal Act”) was passed by Congress and signed by President George H.W. Bush in 1992. It provides funding for health care benefits of UMWA retirees, their dependents and surviving spouses when the company they retired from is no longer in business.

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[USC02] 26 USC Subtitle J: Coal Industry Health Benefits

Subtitle J—Coal Industry Health Benefits. Chapter. Sec. 1. 99. Coal industry health benefits. If, by reason of a reduction in benefits under title XVIII of the Social Security Act, the level of health benefits under the Combined Fund would be reduced, the trustees of the Combined Fund shall increase the per beneficiary premium for the

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TOPN: Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefit Act of 1992

673 行· The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed

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The Coal Industry Health Benefits Act, 26 U

The Coal Industry Health Benefits Act of 1992 (hereinafter "Coal Act"), 26 U.S.C. §§ 9701-9722, provides for the funding of health benefits for certain retired employees of the coal industry. Prior to enactment of the Coal Act on October 24, 1992, health benefits were provided to retirees in accordance with collective bargaining agreements

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H.R.4013 Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefit Act of

Text for H.R.4013 102nd Congress (1991-1992): Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefit Act of 1991

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S.176 HELP for Coal Miners Health Care Act of 2017 115th

“(II) those beneficiaries whose health benefits, defined as those benefits payable, following death or retirement or upon a finding of disability, directly by an employer in the bituminous coal industry under a coal wage agreement (as defined in section 9701(b)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986), would be denied or reduced as a result

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President Bush Signs into law H.R. 6111 The Tax Relief and

Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefit Act . Requires the Commissioner of Social Security to revoke all existing assignments of retired coal miners and survivors of miners to coal operators (other than 1988 agreement holders).

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The struggle for coal miners’ health care and pension

Mar 05, 2019· The changing fortunes of the coal industry introduced the American Miners Act of 2019 to shore up pension and health care benefits. The act

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Coal Bankruptcies: Complications and Risks Associated with

Coal worker health and benefits legislation for retirees primarily takes the form of two statutes, the Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefit Act, 26 U.S.C. § 9701 et seq. (the Coal Act) and the Black Lung Benefits Act, 30 U.S.C. § 901 et. seq. (the Black Lung Act). The Coal Act was established in

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Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969

Federal Coal Mine Health Act of 1969” and Safety 011 December 30, 1969, President Nixon signed the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act, of 1969 (P.L. 91-173). The law is primarily designed to establish nationwide health and safety standards for the coal-mining industry. It also

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H.R.4013 Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefit Act of

Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefit Act of 1991 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish the Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefit Corporation to administer a program for the provision of retiree health benefits in the coal industry. Establishes the Coal Industry Retiree Benefit Fund for the deposit of all amounts received by the

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26 U.S.C. § 9704 : Internal Revenue Code — Coal Industry

Get full details of 26 U.S.C. § 9704 : Internal Revenue Code — Coal Industry Health Benefits — Coal Industry Health Benefits — Combined Benefit Fund —

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Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969

Federal Coal Mine Health Act of 1969” and Safety 011 December 30, 1969, President Nixon signed the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act, of 1969 (P.L. 91-173). The law is primarily designed to establish nationwide health and safety standards for the coal-mining industry. It also

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U.S. GAO Retired Coal Miners' Health Benefit Funds

Apr 18, 2002· To ensure that these individuals would continue to receive the health benefits specified in previous collective bargaining agreements reached with coal companies, often gained in exchange for lower pensions, Congress enacted the Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefit Act of 1992 (Coal Act). The Coal Act replaced the existing UMWA benefit funds

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Black Lung Program U.S. Department of Labor

The Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation, or Federal Black Lung Program, administers claims filed under the Black Lung Benefits Act. The Act provides compensation to coal miners who are totally disabled by pneumoconiosis arising out of coal mine employment, and to survivors of coal miners whose deaths are attributable to the disease.

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Congress Saves Coal Miner Pensions, but What About Others

Dec 24, 2019· A failure to act would have had dire consequences: Tens of thousands of miners, many in already economically distressed areas, would have lost their benefits. And coal pensions support not just

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Black Lung Benefits Act Rule Proposal Protects Coal Miners

Washington, DC (WorkersCompensation) The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Workers' Compensation Programs is publishing for public comment a proposed Black Lung Benefits Act rule that gives coal miners greater access to their health records and requires coal miner owners to pay all benefits due in a claim before the award can be challenged through modification. The NPRM was

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Coal and the environment U.S. Energy Information

The Clean Air Act and The Clean Water Act require industries to reduce pollutants released into the air and water. The coal industry has found several ways to reduce sulfur and other impurities from coal. The industry has also found more effective ways of cleaning coal after it is mined, and some coal consumers use low sulfur coal.

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What Is Killing the US Coal Industry? SIEPR

The primary use of coal in the U.S. is for electricity generation, and the main environmental law affecting coal combustion for electricity generation is the Clean Air Act of 1970, signed into law by Richard Nixon. The law imposed significant restrictions on sulfur emissions from new coal-fired power plants.

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Public Health During the Industrial Revolution

Aug 31, 2019· The Public Health Act of 1848 . The first Public Health act was passed in 1848 based on the recommendations of a Royal Commission. The act created a central Board of Health with a five-year mandate, to be considered for renewal at the end of that period. Three commissioners, including Chadwick, and a medical officer were appointed to the board.

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‘The Coal Industry Is Back,’ Trump Proclaimed. It Wasn’t

Oct 05, 2020· The demise of coal-fired power plants in Arizona and Kentucky shows how the president, despite promises to restore jobs, failed to counter the forces decimating the industry.

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Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefit Act of 1992

Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefit Act of 1992 (Paperback) Common [Created by United States Congress House of Represen] on Amazon. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Coal Industry Retiree Health Benefit Act of 1992 (Paperback) Common

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Coal Sales Contracts and Mining Retiree Health Benefits

Recent Developments Affecting Legacy Liability for Retiree Health Benefits in the Coal Industry. Open-ended promises to provide post-employment benefits can bankrupt companies and alter the structure of an entire industry in the absence of a mechanism for funding the benefits

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CDC Coal Workers' Health Surveillance Program NIOSH

“The first priority and concern of all in the coal or mining industry must be the health and safety of our most precious resource, the miner.” (Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969, amended 1977) The NIOSH Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program (CWHSP) studies the causes and effects of respiratory diseases related to coal

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