Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act

hearing of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, on S. 1781 ... March 15, 1994. by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources.

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  • Lungs -- Dust diseases -- United States.,
  • Coal miners -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
  • Workers" compensation -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Survivors" benefits -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Coal miners" spouses -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.

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Paginationiii, 64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
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ISBN 100160442478
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Stat. (). Three years later, Congress amended the Act in the Black Lung Benefits Act of , Pub. L. No. , 86 Stat. (), and amended it again in in the Black Lung Benefits Reform Act of , Pub. L. No. , 92 Stat. 95 (). The most recent congressional statement appears in the Black Lung. Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act of Introduced in the House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session, Septem Book. The House report by the Committee on Education and Labor provides legislative text to make improvements in the Black Lung Benefits Act. The report is for Bill number H.R.   Prices of new books are listed in the first FEDERAL REGISTER issue of each week. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs 20 CFR Parts and RIN –AA07 Black Lung Benefits Act: Standards for Chest Radiographs Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Labor. ACTION: Direct final rule; request for comments. Under the Black Lung Benefits Act of , DOL was assigned jurisdiction over Part C benefits, generally claims filed July 1, , and later. Different financing provisions are applicable to these claims.

Sponsored by Ron Wyden D-Ore. Introduced to the Senate on Ap -- Protection of Social Security Benefits Restoration Act This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the application of, and repeal authority for, administrative offsets to Social Security, railroad retirement, and black lung benefits. United Mine Workers of America. Quantico Gateway Drive Suite Triangle, VA [email protected] © United Mine Workers of America. Get this from a library! Black lung benefits reform act and Black lung benefits revenue act of [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor.; United States.;]. Primary Health Care (BPHC) under the Black Lung Clinics Program (BLCP), as authorized under the Black Lung Benefits Reform Act of (Public Law ), amended Febru In addition, the APrinciples of [email protected] is a clinical resource guide for BLCP grantees.

Support coal workers by enacting the Black Lung Benefits Disability Trust Fund Solvency Act (H.R) and Protection of Social Security Benefits Restoration Act (H.R. ). Increase Resilience of Working Lands ($ billion). The Black Lung Benefits Reform Act of (Pubhc Law ),was slgned by the President on March 1, A month earher, on February the finanaal provwons of the program were amended under the Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of (Publtc Law ) These comprehenwe amendments to the Fed- eral Coal Mme Health and Safety Act of Introduced in House Protection of Social Security Benefits Restoration Act. This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the application of, and repeal authority for, administrative offsets to Social Security, railroad retirement, and black lung benefits.

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Judges' Benchbook: Black Lung Benefits Act () Chapter 19 - Medical Benefits Only (BMO) and Black Lung Part B Claims (BLB) Chapter 20 - Medical Treatment Dispute (BTD) Chapter 21 - Interest on Past-Due Medical Bills (BMI) and Penalties. Chapter 22 - Transfer of Liability to the Trust Fund.

NOTICE: This Black Lung Deskbook was created solely to assist the staff of the Benefits Review Board in researching cases arising under the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act ofas amended. This Deskbook in no way constitutes the official opinion of the Board or any of its members on any subject.

The Deskbook does not necessarily contain an exhaustive or a current treatment of Board. Get this from a library. Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act of report together with minority and additional views (to accompany H.R.

) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor.]. The item Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act: hearing of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, on S.

Ma represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Brigham Young University. H.R. (rd). To make improvements in the Black Lung Benefits Act.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Full text of "Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act: hearing of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, on S.

Ma " See other formats. Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act of - Amends the Black Lung Benefits Act (the Act) to provide that, when black lung benefits are paid after an initial determination of eligibility, repayment of such overpayment will not be required even upon a final determination of ineligibility, if there was no fraud or deception by the claimant.

Structure of the Act; Responsibility for Payment of Benefits; Establishment of Black Lung Disability Trust Fund C. Structure and Applicability of the Regulations D. Constitutionality of the Act and Regulations E. Incorporation of the Provisions of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) into the Act through Section 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.

The federal black lung program is derived from four statutes. InCongress enacted the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act, Pub. 83 Stat.

()(codified as amended at 30 U.S.C. § et seq.). Title IV of the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act established a federal black lung benefits program for coal. Aug 3, H.R. (st). To amend the Black Lung Benefits Act. Ina database of bills in the U.S.

Congress. and Safety Act of (Public Law ) enacted by the 9lst Congress. Title IV of the Act is entitled “Black Lung Benefits.” Part B of Title IV provides for monthly cash benefit payments from general tax funds to coal miners totally disabled due to pneumoconiosis arising out of employment in.

Get this from a library. Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act: hearing of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, on S. Ma [United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on. Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act of - Amends the Black Lung Benefits Act (the Act) to provide that, when black lung benefits are paid after an initial determination of eligibility, repayment of an overpayment will not be required even upon a final determination of ineligibility, if there was no fraud or deception by the claimant.

Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act of - Title I: Interim Presumption of Eligibility for Black Lung Benefits - Amends the Black Lung Benefits Act (the Act) to provide for a rebuttable presumption of disability due to pneumoconiosis with respect to certain coal miners whose claims were filed during a specified period under the Black Lung.

Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of as Amended — Black Lung Benefits — Definition of a "Coal Miner" — Work Performed Not Directly Associated With Preparation or Extraction of Coal.

SSR c: Sections (30 U.S.C. and ) — Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act ofas Amended — Black Lung Benefits to. @article{osti_, title = {Federal Black Lung Benefits Act}, author = {Stallsmith, Jr, W P}, abstractNote = {The basis for the filing of a civil action suit brought by a number of railroads against the Secretaries of Labor, Health and Human Services and the Treasury for declaratory and injunctive relief from certain provisions of the Federal Black Lung Benefit Act is set forth.

Coal miners will press members of Congress to fully restore a coal excise tax that supports miners diagnosed with black lung.

The tax was cut more than 50% at the end of last year. The Black Lung Benefits Improvement Act Federal law requires that coal companies compensate disabled miners who contract black lung, which is caused by inhaling coal dust over an extended period of time, but coal companies routinely deploy an array of unfair tactics to avoid paying miners the benefits.

Get this from a library. Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act: hearing of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Third Congress, second session, on S.

Ma ‎Petitioner appeals a Benefit Review Boards (Board) decision reversing the Administrative Law Judges (ALJ) grant of black lung benefits. Petitioner brought suit under section (c)(2) of the Black Lung Benefits Act, 30 U.S.C.?. () (Act), and the regulation promulgated thereunder.

The AL. Black Lung Benefits Program Description and Legislative History. The Black Lung benefit program established by the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of provides monthly benefit payments to coal miners totally disabled as a result of pneumoconiosis, to the widows of coal miners who died as a result of pneumoconiosis, and to their dependents.

The Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of (the Act) amended the Code to impose excise tax on the sale of coal by the producer and established a trust fund (funded by the coal tax and certain other revenues) to be available for expenses of providing medical benefits where.

Review of Digging Our Own Graves: C oal Miners and the Struggle over Black Lung Disease, by Ba rbara Ellen Smith. Carl Michelbacher had been disabled for years with black lung, a fatal respiratory disease caused by inhaling coal dust, when he appeared before the Senate Subcommittee on Labor in the winter of He was only fifty-nine, and he and his wife had five children under the age of.

The laws restrict black lung disease diagnoses to only those working with coal. The Federal Black Lung Benefit Act (also known as the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of (P.L. )) added IRC Section (c)(21) and obligates coal mine operators to provide certain benefits to employees stricken with black lung disease due to.

Protection of Social Security Benefits Restoration Act. This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the application of, and repeal authority for, administrative offsets to Social Security, railroad retirement, and black lung benefits.

(An administrative offset is the withholding. The Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA) is a U.S. federal law which provides monthly payments and medical benefits to coal miners totally disabled from pneumoconiosis (black lung disease) arising from employment in or around the nation's coal mines.

The law also provides monthly benefits to a miner's dependent survivors if pneumoconiosis caused or hastened the miner's death. Robert Massey applied for benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act, 30 U.S.C.§ et seq. (), after working as a coal miner for over 20 years.

Massey claimed that he contracted pneumoconiosis from coal dust, and that the ailment caused him to have a total respiratory disability. When Robert Massey died in March ofhis wife, Othello Massey, continued his claim and filed an.

The BRB affirmed the decision of an administrative law judge ("ALJ") awarding black-lung benefits to John Swarrow, a former employee of Labelle. The BRB had jurisdiction to review the final decision of the ALJ pursuant to 33 U.S.C. Section(s) (b)(3), as incorporated into the Black Lung Benefits Act ("BLBA"), 30 U.S.C.

et seq., by 30 U.S. History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Why can't these popular names easily be found in the US Code. How the US Code is built. Black Lung Benefits Act of Black Lung Benefits Act of Pub., 86 Stat.

Short title, see 30 U.S.C. note. Pub. Protection of Social Security Benefits Restoration Act. This bill amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the application of, and repeal authority for, administrative offsets to Social Security, railroad retirement, and black lung benefits.Held, an application for benefits under title II of the Social Security Act, filed prior to a claim for "black lung" benefits under title IV of the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act ofmay constitute a "protective writing" for such "black lung" benefits only if the prior social security application evidences intention to claim.(a) Prohibition on administrative offset authority.— (1) A SSIGNMENT UNDER SOCIAL SECURITY ACT.—Section of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C.

) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: “(d) Subparagraphs (A), (C), and (D) of section (c)(3) of ti United States Code, as such subparagraphs were in effect on the date before the date of enactment of the.