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      Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedMay 27th, 2010

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Official Title

A bill to require publicly traded coal companies to include certain safety records in their reports to the Commission, and for other purposes.


Requires a publicly traded coal or other mine company that is required to file a periodic securities report with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) to include in the report: (1) the total number of violations of mandatory health or safety standards that could significantly contribute to the cause and effect of a coal or other mine safety or health hazard for which the operator of the coal or other mine received a citation or order to comply from the Mine Safety and Health Administration; (2) a list of such coal or other mines that have received written notice of a pattern of such violations from the Administration; and (3) any pending legal action before the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission involving such coal or other mine. Requires publicly traded coal or other mine companies to file a current report with the SEC on Form 8-K disclosing any receipt of: (1) an imminent danger order to shutdown issued by the Secretary of Labor; and (2) any written notice of a pattern of violations from the Administration.

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