Hearings on the Black Lung Trust Fund: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Labor Standards of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 7745 ... Hearings Held in Washington, D.C. on August 27 and September 4, 1980
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1981 - Coal-miners - 90 pages
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1977 amendments accordance Administration advances amount appeal applicable appropriate approved ASSOCIATION BEARD believe bill billion Black Lung Benefits Chairman PERKINS child claimant claims claims filed coal miners coal operators committee companies CONGRESS THE LIBRARY considered death December denied Department of Labor dependent determination disease due to pneumoconiosis Education effect eligibility ELISBURG employer employment enactment entitled ERLENBORN established evidence Federal filed hearing individual interest January July legislation liability LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Lung Benefits Act McDowell means ment mines month occurred paid paragraph parent payment payment of benefits period person present presumption prior pursuant Question reason receiving referred regulations respect responsible responsible operators Secretary of Health Secretary of Labor Social Security Act Social Security Administration statement subsection substantial term tion totally disabled trust fund United Welfare widow workmen's compensation
Page 41 - ... distraint or by a proceeding in court, but only if begun (1) within six years after the assessment of the tax, or (2) prior to the expiration of any period for collection agreed upon in writing by the Commissioner and the taxpayer before the expiration of such six-year period. The period so agreed upon may be extended by subsequent agreements in writing made before the expiration of the period previously agreed upon.
Page 21 - Any employee who believes that he has been discharged or otherwise discriminated against by any person in violation of this subsection may, within thirty days after such violation occurs, file a complaint with the Secretary alleging such discrimination.
Page 9 - If a miner is suffering or suffered from a chronic dust disease of the lung which (A) when diagnosed by chest roentgenogram yields one or more large opacities (greater than one centimeter in diameter) and would be classified in category A, B, or C in the International Classification of Radiographs of the Pneumoconioses by the International Labor Organization...
Page 21 - Labor shall cause such investigation to be made as he deems appropriate. Such investigation shall provide an opportunity for a public hearing at the request of any party to such review to enable the parties to present information relating to such alleged violation.
Page 11 - ... which is filed after the expiration of such period shall be deemed to have been filed within such period if it is shown to the satisfaction of the Secretary that there was good cause for failure to file such proof or application within such period.
Page 43 - ... violation. The parties shall be given written notice of the time and place of the hearing at least five days prior to the hearing. Any such hearing shall be of record and shall be subject to section 554 of title 5 of the United States Code.
Page 11 - Act, or in the case of a student, before he ceased to be a student, or...
Page 20 - If a totally disa*bled miner or a widow is entitled to benefits under section 422 and (1) an operator liable for such benefits has not obtained a policy or contract of insurance, or qualified as a selfinsurer, as required by section 423, or such operator has not paid such benefits within a reasonable time, or (2) there is no operator who was required to secure the payment of such benefits, the Secretary shall pay such miner or such widow the benefits to which he or she is so entitled.
Page 36 - Welfare promulgated thereunder; (D) any claim for benefits on account of total disability or death of a miner due to pneumoconiosis is deemed to be timely filed if such claim is filed within three years of the discovery of total disability due to pneumoconiosis...