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Black Lung Benefits Act (1993)


[The Black Lung Benefits Act linked below is an unofficial set from 1993. For the current version, go the USCodeBeta.House.gov website at U.S. Code: 30 U.S.C. 901 to 944]


TITLE 30. MINERAL LANDS AND MINING
CHAPTER 22. MINE HEALTH AND SAFETY


    SUBCHAPTER IV - BLACK LUNG BENEFITS
    PART A - GENERAL PROVISIONS

    • § 901. Congressional findings and declaration of purpose; short title.
    • § 902. Definitions.
    • § 903. Field offices.
    • § 904. Information to potential beneficiaries of changes made by Black Lung Benefits Reform Act of 1977.
    PART B - CLAIMS FOR BENEFITS FILED ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 31, 1973
    • § 921. Regulations and presumptions.
    • § 922. Payment of benefits.
    • § 923. Filing of notice of claim.
    • § 924. Time for filing claims.
    • § 924a. Notification to miners of eligibility for medical services and supplies; period for filing claim.
    • § 925. Procedure for the determination of claims during transition period.
    PART C - CLAIMS FOR BENEFITS AFTER DECEMBER 31, 1973
    • § 931. Benefits under State workmen's compensation laws.
    • § 932. Failure to meet workmen's compensation requirements.
    • § 932a. Appointment of qualified individuals to hear and determine claims for benefits.
    • § 933. Duties of operators in States not qualifying under workmen's compensation laws.
    • § 934. 'Fund' defined; liability of operators to United States for repayments to fund; procedures applicable; rate of interest.
    • § 934a. Repealed.
    • § 935. Utilization of services of State and local agencies.
    • § 936. Regulations and reports.
    • § 937. Contracts and grants.
    • § 938. Miners suffering from pneumoconiosis; discrimination prohibited.
    • § 939. Authorization of appropriations.
    • § 940. Applicability of amendments to part B of this subchapter to this part.
    • § 941. Penalty for false statements or representations.
    • § 942. Miner benefit entitlement reports; penalty for failure or refusal to file.
    • § 943. Black lung insurance program.
    • § 944. Statement of reasons for denial of claim.
    • § 945. Review of claims pending on, or denied on or before, March 1, 1978.