March 2017 update on federal legislation

The below table provides an overview of the status of three main legislative initiatives that would support communities struggling with the decline of coal: the RECLAIM Act, the POWER Initiative, and the Miners Protection Act.

Updated March 28, 2017. The graphic is meant to provide the basics of the status of these bills. There are policy differences between bills (for example, between S. 728 and S.738) not captured in this summary.