To require changes in the bloodborne pathogens standard in effect under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 10th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Oct 30, 2000
Length: 4 pages
106th Congress (1999–2000)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 6, 2000
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 6, 2000.
Sep 14, 2000
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 3, 2000
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Oct 26, 2000
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Nov 6, 2000
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 5178 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5178. This is the one from the 106th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2020). H.R. 5178 — 106th Congress: Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr5178
“H.R. 5178 — 106th Congress: Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2000. November 23, 2020 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr5178>
Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act, Pub. L. No. 106-430, H.R. 5178, 106th Cong. (2000).
|title=H.R. 5178 (106th)
|accessdate=November 23, 2020
|author=106th Congress (2000)
|date=September 14, 2000
|quote=Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.