H.R. 2004 (109th): Protecting America’s Workers Act

Introduced:

Apr 28, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 28, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Major Owens

Representative for New York's 11th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2005
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to expand coverage under the Act, to increase protections for whistleblowers, to increase penalties for certain violators, and for other purposes.

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S. 944 (Related)
Protecting America’s Workers Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 28, 2005

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2004” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Apr 28, 2005

Details

Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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