For the purpose of this chapter, the term-
30 U.S.C. § 802
Pub. L. 91-173Dec. 30, 1969, 83 Stat. 743; Pub. L. 95-164Nov. 9, 1977, 91 Stat. 1290.
REFERENCES IN TEXTThis chapter, referred to in text, was in the original "this Act", meaning Pub. L. 91-173, Dec. 30, 1969, 83 Stat. 742, known as the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under sectionof this title and Tables.
AMENDMENTS 1977-Par. (a). Pub. L. 95-164substituted "Secretary of Labor" for "Secretary of the Interior".Par. (d). Pub. L. 95-164substituted "supervises a coal or other mine or any independent contractor performing services or construction at such mine" for "supervises a coal mine".Pars. (e), (g). Pub. L. 95-164inserted "or other" after "coal" wherever appearing.Par. (h). Pub. L. 95-164added subpar. (1), designated existing provisions as subpar. (2), and inserted "For purposes of subchapters II, III, and IV of this chapter," after "(2)".Par. (j). Pub. L. 95-164inserted "or other" after "coal".Pars. (n), (o). Pub. L. 95-164added pars. (n) and (o).
EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1977 AMENDMENTAmendment by Pub. L. 95-164 effective 120 days after Nov. 9, 1977, except as otherwise provided, see section 307 of Pub. L. 95-164, set out as a note under sectionof this title.
TERMINATION OF TRUST TERRITORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDSFor termination of Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, see note set out preceding sectionof Title 48, Territories and Insular Possessions.