S. 944 (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:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2005
Length: 21 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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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History

Apr 28, 2005
 
Introduced

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