H.R. 2067 (111th): Protecting America’s Workers Act

Introduced:

Apr 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 23, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Lynn Woolsey

Representative for California's 6th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 23, 2009
Length: 23 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Apr 23, 2009
 
Introduced

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Cosponsors
118 cosponsors (118D) (show)
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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2049 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 26, 2007

H.R. 190 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 2011

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