||U.S. Department of Labor|
Office of the Solicitor
Division of Mine Safety and Health
Legislative History of the
Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response (MINER) Act of 2006,
the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977,
and the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969
The following documents are posted for informational purposes and are not official copies. The official
Legislative history of the 1977 Mine Act may be found in "Legislative History of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977",
prepared for the Subcommittee on Labor of the Committee on Human Resources, United States Senate, July 1978.
The official Legislative history of the 1969 Coal Act may be found in "Legislative History, Federal Coal Mine Health
and Safety Act", prepared by the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives. Both volumes
are published by the Government Printing Office. If you wish to search one of these documents for a particular
key word, click on the document and then use the "Find" function of your browser.