H.R. 5522 (110th): Worker Protection Against Combustible Dust Explosions and Fires Act of 2008


Mar 4, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 30, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


George Miller
Representative for California's 7th congressional district


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Last Updated: May 1, 2008
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Secretary of Labor to issue interim and final occupational safety and health standards regarding worker exposure to combustible dust, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 849 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 2009

H.Res. 1157 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Apr 30, 2008

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5522” 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 4, 2008
Reported by Committee
Apr 9, 2008
Passed House
Apr 30, 2008
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32 cosponsors (32D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Apr 30, 2008 6:06 p.m.
Agreed to 412/0
Apr 30, 2008 6:15 p.m.
Failed 178/237
Apr 30, 2008 6:56 p.m.
Passed 247/165

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