110-H.AMDT.921 to 110-H.R.2768

Amendment offers 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.921(A003)
Amends: H.R.2768
Sponsor: Rep Ellsworth, Brad [IN-8](offered 1/16/2008)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment offers 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.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
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.

STATUS:

    1/16/2008 1:57pm:
    Amendment (A003) offered by Mr. Ellsworth. (consideration: CR H65-66, H71-72; text: CR H65)
    1/16/2008 3:08pm:
    On agreeing to the Ellsworth amendment (A003) Agreed to by recorded vote: 416 - 0 (Roll no. 7).

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