110-H.AMDT.922 to 110-H.R.2768

Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to promote the continued robust implementation of the 2006 MINER Act, increases worker safety by providing miners the opportunity to have a voice in mine safety, expands substance abuse programs to all mines to ensure safe working conditions for all miners, and addresses issues raised by the recent Crandall Canyon disaster.

H.AMDT.922(A004)Substitute amendment
Amends: H.R.2768
Sponsor: Rep Wilson, Joe [SC-2](offered 1/16/2008)

AMENDMENT DESCRIPTION:
Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to promote the continued robust implementation of the 2006 MINER Act, increases worker safety by providing miners the opportunity to have a voice in mine safety, expands substance abuse programs to all mines to ensure safe working conditions for all miners, and addresses issues raised by the recent Crandall Canyon disaster.

AMENDMENT PURPOSE:
An amendment in the nature of a substitute numbered 4 printed in House Report 110-508 to promote the continued robust implementa tion of the 2006 MINER Act, increases worker safety by providing miners the opportunity to have a voice in mine safety, expands substance abuse programs to all mines to ensure safe working conditions for all miners, and addresses issues raised by the recent Crandall Canyon disaster.

STATUS:

    1/16/2008 2:03pm:
    Amendment (A004) in the nature of a substitute offered by Mr. Wilson (SC). (consideration: CR H66-70, H72; text: CR H66-67)
    1/16/2008 3:15pm:
    On agreeing to the Wilson (SC) amendment (A004) Failed by recorded vote: 188 - 229 (Roll no. 8).

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