To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to provide for adjudicative flexibility with regard to an employer filing of a notice of contest following the issuance of a citation by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; to provide for greater efficiency at the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission; to provide for an independent review of citations issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; to provide for the award of attorney's fees and costs to very small employers when they prevail in litigation prompted by the issuance of citations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; and to amend the Paperwork Reduction Act and titles 5 and 31, United States Code, to reform Federal paperwork and regulatory processes.
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Jul 15, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on May 18, 2004 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 20, 2004
Length: 18 pages
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Rules Change — Agreed To
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Reintroduced Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 739 (109th).
H.R. 2728 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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