Legislative: Energy and Mineral Resources Legislative Hearing

Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM Location: Longworth House Office Building 1324 Presiding: The Hon. Alan Lowenthal

On Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., in Room 1324 Longworth House Office Building, the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources will hold a legislative hearing on the following bills:

  • H.R. 934 (Rep. Scott), To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to include certain retirees in the Multiemployer Health Benefit Plan, and for other purposes. “Health Benefits for Miners Act of 2019” 
  • H.R. 935 (Rep. McKinley), To provide for transfers to the 1974 UMWA pension plan and a reduction in the minimum age for allowable in-service distributions. “Miners Pension Protection Act

Witness List 

Panel I 

Representative David B. McKinley (testimony)

West Virginia, 1st District 

Panel II 

Mr. Cecil Roberts (testimony) (attachement)

International President 

United Mine Workers of America 

Triangle, VA 

Ms. Lorraine Lewis (testimony)

Executive Director 

UMWA Health and Retirement Fund 

Washington, DC 

Mr. Sam Ball (testimony)

Westmoreland Coal Co. Retiree 

St. Charles, VA 

Ms. Rachel Greszler (testimony)

Research Fellow in Economics, Budget, and Entitlements 

The Heritage Foundation 

Washington, DC