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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.
- Summary (CRS)
4/28/2005--Introduced.Protecting America's Workers Act - Amends the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA) to expand its coverage to federal, state, and local government employees.Authorizes the Secretary of Labor, ...
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Apr 28, 2005
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2004”). 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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Protecting America’s Workers Act
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Last Action: Apr 28, 2005
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2004 — 109th Congress: Protecting America’s Workers Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr2004
“H.R. 2004 — 109th Congress: Protecting America’s Workers Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. November 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr2004>
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