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Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act of 1992

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor

Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act of 1992

report together with minority views (to accompany H.R. 1637) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

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

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    SeriesReport / 102d Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 102-882
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14440980M

    The Development of the Black Lung Act. Until early in the twentieth century, an employer's liability for compensating an employee who was disabled as a result of a workplace injury was determined in a civil action.1 Similarly, the survivor of an employee killed on the job was entitled to compensation from the employer only as a result. Get this from a library! Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act: hearing of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred .

      The Black Lung Benefits Act instead seeks to require private mine operators to pay benefits to the maximum extent feasible. It only provides for the Trust Fund to assume liability when there is no operator who is liable for the payment of such benefits. The Trust Fund has not “guaranteed” the Black Lung Benefits Act coverage under Kentucky law. DOL Publishes Final Black Lung Rule re: Medical Disclosure, Modification, and More By Evan B. Smith, Ap In today’s Federal Register, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs published its final rule “Black Lung Benefits Act: Disclosure of Medical Information and Payment of Benefits.”.

    United States. Employment Standards Administration: Age discrimination in Employment Act of ([Washington] U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employment Standards Administration.) (page images at HathiTrust) United States. Employment Standards Administration: Black Lung Benefits Act: annual report on administration of the act / ([Washington, D.C. 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 amended: Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act .


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Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act of 1992 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.

This bill was introduced in the nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, to Oct 9, Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books. 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. The Black Lung Benefits Reform Act of also provided for the review by the DOL of certain BL claims previously denied by Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW - now Health and Human Services, or HHS) and BL claims denied by DOL prior to the enactment of the Amendments. 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. The Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation in the U.S.

Department of Labor administers the Black Lung benefits program. It accepts, reviews and makes eligibility determinations on benefit claims. Benefits are paid to both eligible miners and former miners and their eligible survivors, with supplementary allowances for dependents.

Former miners are also entitled to receive medical. 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.

Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation (DCMWC) Black Lung Monthly Benefit Rates for Benefit rates are set in accordance with Section (a)(1) of the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act, which specifies that the rate for an individual Black Lung beneficiary is % of the base salary of a Federal employee at level GS-2, Step 1.

About the Black Lung Program. 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. Social Security and Acquiescence Rulings.

Disability Insurance Black Lung Benefits Table of Contents. SSR Sections (a), (b), and (d), Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of ; Sections (a), (b), and (a), Social Security Act — Disability Insurance Benefits — Black Lung Benefits — Monthly Payment Period.

Black Lung Benefits Restoration Act of report together with minority views (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

[United States. Congress. 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.

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.

As individuals with obstructive disease or rapid decline in lung function will be less likely to achieve this degree of reproducibility, tests not meeting this criterion may still be submitted for consideration in support of a claim for black lung benefits.

Failure to meet this. 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.

H.R. (st) was a bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law. This bill was introduced in the st Congress, which met from Jan 3, to Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

The Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA), 30 U.S.C.provides for the payment of benefits to coal miners and certain of their dependent survivors on account of total disability or death due to coal workers' pneumoconiosis. 30 U.S.C. (a); Usery v.

Turner Elkhorn Mining Co., U.S. 1, 8 (). Benefits are paid either by an individual. Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation (DCMWC) Information about filing a claim for benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act Are you filing a claim as an active or retired miner.

If you are filing on your record of employment in the coal mining industry, you must complete a CM, Miner's Claim for Benefits, and related forms. 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 Labor and Human Resources.]. Part B—Claims for Benefits Filed on or Before Decem (§§ – ) Part C—Claims for Benefits After Decem (§§ – ) U.S. Code Toolbox. 20 cfr part - claims for benefits under part c of title iv of the federal mine safety and health act, as amended 20 cfr part - black lung benefits; requirements for coal mine operator's insurance 20 cfr part - establishment and operation of the board 20 cfr part - rules of practice and procedure.And sometimes they are meant to garner political support for a law by giving it a catchy name (as with the 'USA Patriot Act' or the 'Take Pride in America Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any number of laws named for victims of crimes).

History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. The black lung benefits program was enacted originally as Title IV of the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of (FCMHSA), 83 Stat.30 U.S.C.

§ et seq., to provide benefits for miners totally disabled due at least in part to pneumoconiosis arising out of coal mine employment, and to the dependents and survivors of such miners.