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Name: Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969, as amended: Black Lung Benefits Program Rule (20 CFR Parts 715, 718 and 720)
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Protection in certain sectors of economic activity; Mining and quarrying workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1972-09-27
Entry into force:
Published on: Federal Register, 1972-09-30
ISN: USA-1972-R-16684
Bibliography: Federal Register, 1972-09-30
Abstract/Citation: Adds new Parts 715 (black lung benefits program under Title IV of the Federal Coal Mines Health and Safety Act; general provisions), 718 (standards for determining coal miner's total disability or death due to pneumoconiosis) and 720 (determination of black lung benefits claims under section 415 of the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act and payment of benefits to claimants).
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