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Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of 1981

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means

Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of 1981

report (to accompany H.R. 5159 which on December 10, 1981, was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means and the Committee on Education and Labor) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lungs -- Dust diseases,
  • Workers" compensation -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 97th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- no. 97-406/pt.1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14266464M

    "Chronology of the legislative actions leading to the passage of Public law , the Black lung benefits reform act of ": p. "Chronology of the legislative actions leading to the passage of Public law , the Black lung benefits revenue act, and Public law , clarifying amendments to the Revenue act": p.   In some cases, black lung liabilities of bankrupt coal companies shift to the government. Recently, one of the largest coal producers in the country, Murray Energy, filed for bankruptcy. This is the first year Congress has failed to extend or increase the coal excise tax earmarked for black lung disability payments since it first increased them almost 40 years ago, in the Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act .

    Black Lung Benefits Revision*: On Decem , President Reagan signed the Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of (Public Law The Department of Labor (DOL) Black Lung Benefits Program provides medical and income assistance to coal miners who suffer total disability or death due. The Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of temporarily doubles the amount of the tax upon coal until the fund has repaid all advances received from the United States Treasury and the interest on all such advances. With respect to claims filed on or after January 1, , the fund’s authorization for the payment of interim benefits is limited.

      On January 1, , the Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of and the Black Lung Benefits Amendments of became effective. This legislation made numerous substantive changes in the Black Lung Benefits Act, Title IV of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act. sation systems. The Black Lung Benefits Act, 30 U.S.C. Sections ,4 was still relatively new and-was the only single industry, single disease compensation law ever attempted. Members of the Task Force looked to the federal black lung program as the lab-oratory that would generate a good model for future handling of.


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Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of 1981 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means Download PDF EPUB FB2

Black lung deskbook; part topics; part i: introduction: part ii: definitions: part iii: procedural issues: part iv: administrative processing of claims, powers and duties of the administrative law judge: part v: benefits review board policies and procedures: part vi: establishing entitlement under 20 c.f.r.

part part vii: establishing entitlement under 20 c.f.r. part The United States Code is meant to be an organized, logical compilation of the laws passed by Congress. At its top level, it divides the world of legislation into fifty topically-organized Titles, and each Title is further subdivided into any number of logical subtopics.

Summary of H.R. ?b the Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of (including other tax provisions adopted). Get this from a library. Summary of H.R. the Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of (including other tax provisions adopted). [United States.

Congress. Joint Committee on Taxation,]. This pamphlet describes the provisions of the Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act ofS.an original bill, as ordered reported by the Committee on Finance on Decem There was no printed report for S. When the Senate considemd H.R.the Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of as passed by the House of.

Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of report (to accompany H.R. which on Decemwas referred to the Committee on Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of 1981 book and Means and the Committee on Education and Labor) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

Black Lung Benefits Amendments of ; Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of ; Official Titles. Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced. A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of to provide a temporary increase in.

Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of (Public Law ), effective January 1, This legislation marked the third major revision since the program was established by title IV of the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of The program provides monthly cash benefits to coal miners who are disabled because of.

Title IV of the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act established a federal black lung benefits program for coal miners who are totally disabled due to pneumoconiosis and surviving dependents of miners whose death was due to pneumoconiosis.

The Black Lung Benefits Act ofreferred to in text, is Pub. 92–,86 Stat.as amended, which is classified generally to sections, totoand to of this title. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section of this title and Tables.

Shown Here: Passed Senate amended (12/16/) (Measure passed Senate, amended, roll call # ()) Title I: Amendments to the Internal Revenue Code of - Subtitle A: Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to increase the excise tax on coal sold by a producer from: (1) 50 cents per ton to $1 per ton for coal from underground mines; and (2) 25 cents.

H.R. (97 th): Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of React to this bill with an emoji Save your opinion on this bill on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to strongly support.

The term ‘Trust Fund’ means the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund established under section of the Internal Revenue Code of “ (2) Refinancing of outstanding principal of repayable advances and unpaid interest on such advances.—. “ (A) Transfer to general fund.—. provide certain benefits to employees stricken with black lung disease due to exposure to coal dust during their employment.

The Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of (BLBRA) (P.L. ), amended the Code to establish a trust fund (the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund) funded by the coal tax and certain other revenues.

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 File Size: KB.

The Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of provides tax exemption to black lung benefit trusts, which qualify under section (c)(21) of the Code, created by coal mine operators to provide benefits because of disability or death of coal miners caused by black lung disease.

The law also allows tax deductions to. the enactment of the Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act ofamounts will be available under this subparagraph only for benefits accruing after the date of such initial.

Pub.20(b), Mar. 1,92 Stat.provided that: “In the event that the payment of benefits to miners and to eligible survivors of miners cannot be made from the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund established by section 3(a) of the Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of [former section a(a) of Ti Mineral Lands and.

(g) Changes made by the Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of The Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act of temporarily doubles the amount of the tax upon coal until the fund has repaid all advances received from the United States Treasury and the interest on all such advances. Stat. Three years later, Congress amended the Act in the Black Lung Benefits Act ofPub.86 Stat.

(), and amended it again in in the Black Lung Benefits Reform Act ofPub.92 Stat. 95 (). The most recent congressional statement appears in the Black Lung.

This pamphlet summarizes the provisions of H.R.the Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act ofas passed by the House and Senate. It also presents the estimated revenue effects of the Act.

The summary descriptions contained in this pamphlet are intended to be informative, rather than inclusive. The official legislative Ihistory.The Black Lung Benefits Act has been amended so that a widow is automatically entitled.

to benefits if the miner had been awarded benefits at the time of his death. The changeapplies only to survivors’ claims filed after January 1,that are pending on or after the enactment date, Ma File Size: 11KB.except that, in the case of a claim filed on or after the date of the enactment of the Black Lung Benefits Revenue Act ofamounts will be available under this subparagraph only for benefits accruing after the date of such initial determination, or.