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House Committee on Education and the WorkforceWorkforce ProtectionsIntroducedFebruary 12th, 2009
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Black Lung Benefits Survivors Equity Act of 2009
To amend the Black Lung Benefits Act to provide equity to certain survivors with regards to claims under that Act.
Black Lung Benefits Survivors Equity Act of 2009 - Amends the Black Lung Benefits Act, with respect to claims filed on or after the effective date of the Black Lung Benefits Amendments of 1981, to eliminate exceptions to: (1) the applicability of certain provisions regarding rebuttable presumptions; and (2) the prohibition against requiring eligible survivors of a miner determined to be eligible for black lung benefits to file a new claim or refile or otherwise revalidate the miner's claim.