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 high gravity violations, to adjust penalties for inflation, to provide rights for victims or their family members, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Washington. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 22, 2013
Length: 49 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 22, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 9, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1166 (112th).
Mar 22, 2013
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S. 665 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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