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S. 1714 - Miners Protection Act of 2015

Labor and employment. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to transfer certain funds to the Multiemployer Health Benefit Plan and the 1974 United Mine Workers of America Pension Plan, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Miners Protection Act of 2015

S. 1714 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to transfer certain funds to the Multiemployer Health Benefit Plan and the 1974 United Mine Workers of America Pension Plan, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to transfer certain funds to the Multiemployer Health Benefit Plan and the 1974 United Mine Workers of America Pension Plan, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Miners Protection Act of 2015
  • Miners Protection Act of 2015
Sponsor
Joe Manchin, III
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Bankruptcy
  • Coal
  • Employee benefits and pensions
  • Government information and archives
  • Health care costs and insurance
  • Mining
  • Sales and excise taxes
  • User charges and fees
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Major Actions
Introduced7/07/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/07/2015
7/07/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.
7/07/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$197,000
$135,900
$5,398,859
$750
$5,732,509
$0
5 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Miners Protection Act of 2015

5 organizations supported this bill

AFL-CIO
AFL-CIO (2016, February 24). Keeping America's Promise to Retired Coal Miners and Their Families. Retrieved August 31, 2016, from AFL-CIO.
BlueGreen Alliance
BlueGreen Alliance (2016, September 21). BLUEGREEN ALLIANCE URGES PASSAGE OF THE COAL MINERS PROTECTION ACT. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from BlueGreen Alliance.
National Consumers League
National Consumers League (2016, December 9). NCL calls on Congress to pass miner pension bill. Retrieved December 12, 2016, from National Consumers League.
Sierra Club
Sierra Club (2016, September 8). SIERRA CLUB APPLAUDS UMWA’S D.C. MARCH, URGES CONGRESS TO PASS MINERS PROTECTION ACT. Retrieved October 11, 2016, from Sierra Club.
United Mine Workers of America
United Mine Workers of America (2016, July 14). Members of Congress trying to Keeping the Promise. Retrieved August 31, 2016, from United Mine Workers of America.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$19,100$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$11,000$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$175,516$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$474,313$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$66,979$0
Roy BluntRMO$5,700$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$124,712$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$142,771$0
Richard BurrRNC$8,000$0
Maria CantwellDWA$135,002$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$15,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$17,025$0
Tom CarperDDE$8,100$0
Bob CaseyDPA$60,204$0
Bill CassidyRLA$37,300$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$14,850$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$38,050$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$22,400$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$2,600$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,250$0
Steve DainesRMT$1,000$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$42,596$0
Dick DurbinDIL$61,761$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$18,850$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$115,838$0
Cory GardnerRCO$750$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$47,100$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$39,663$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,000$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$280,819$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$8,500$0
Dean HellerRNV$6,000$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$39,926$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$332,063$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$43,570$0
Mark KirkRIL$2,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$15,150$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$34,518$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$33,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$383,481$0
John McCainRAZ$2,950$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$12,100$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,500$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$19,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$147,805$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,250$0
Jerry MoranRKS$1,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$13,550$0
Chris MurphyDCT$129,246$0
Patty MurrayDWA$111,028$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$71,382$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$463,689$0
Rob PortmanROH$26,310$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,950$0
Harry ReidDNV$12,800$0
Jim RischRID$1,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$11,513$0
Bernie SandersIVT$55,897$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$289,489$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$136,679$0
Tim ScottRSC$3,000$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$226,313$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$10,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$46,475$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$292,985$0
John ThuneRSD$9,925$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$171,894$0
David VitterRLA$19,800$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$55,238$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$206,746$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$127,560$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$138,978$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$19,100$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$11,000$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$175,516$0
John BarrassoRWY$0$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$474,313$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$66,979$0
Roy BluntRMO$5,700$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$124,712$0
John BoozmanRAR$0$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$500$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$142,771$0
Richard BurrRNC$8,000$0
Maria CantwellDWA$135,002$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$15,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$17,025$0
Tom CarperDDE$8,100$0
Bob CaseyDPA$60,204$0
Bill CassidyRLA$37,300$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$14,850$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$38,050$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$22,400$0
Bob CorkerRTN$0$0
John CornynRTX$0$0
Tom CottonRAR$2,600$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$1,250$0
Steve DainesRMT$1,000$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$42,596$0
Dick DurbinDIL$61,761$0
Mike EnziRWY$0$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$18,850$0
Deb FischerRNE$0$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$0
Al FrankenDMN$115,838$0
Cory GardnerRCO$750$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$47,100$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$39,663$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$2,000$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$280,819$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$8,500$0
Dean HellerRNV$6,000$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$39,926$0
John HoevenRND$0$0
Jim InhofeROK$500$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$0
Tim KaineDVA$332,063$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$43,570$0
Mark KirkRIL$2,000$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$15,150$0
James LankfordROK$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$34,518$0
Mike LeeRUT$0$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$33,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$383,481$0
John McCainRAZ$2,950$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$12,100$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$3,500$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$19,000$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$147,805$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$2,250$0
Jerry MoranRKS$1,500$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$13,550$0
Chris MurphyDCT$129,246$0
Patty MurrayDWA$111,028$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$71,382$0
Rand PaulRKY$0$0
David PerdueRGA$0$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$463,689$0
Rob PortmanROH$26,310$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$15,950$0
Harry ReidDNV$12,800$0
Jim RischRID$1,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$0
Mike RoundsRSD$0$0
Marco RubioRFL$11,513$0
Bernie SandersIVT$55,897$0
Ben SasseRNE$0$0
Brian SchatzDHI$289,489$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$136,679$0
Tim ScottRSC$3,000$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$226,313$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$10,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$46,475$0
Dan SullivanRAK$0$0
Jon TesterDMT$292,985$0
John ThuneRSD$9,925$0
Thom TillisRNC$0$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$0
Tom UdallDNM$171,894$0
David VitterRLA$19,800$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$55,238$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$206,746$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$127,560$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$5,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$138,978$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Environmental policy$5,398,859
Labor Unions$197,000
Mining unions$135,900
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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