S. 665 (113th): Protecting America’s Workers Act


Mar 22, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 22, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patty Murray
Senior Senator from Washington


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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2013
Length: 49 pages

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H.R. 1648 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 18, 2013

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 high gravity violations, to adjust penalties for inflation, to provide rights for victims or their family members, 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.

S. 1166 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 9, 2011

H.R. 1648 (Related)
Protecting America’s Workers Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 18, 2013

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 665” means this is a Senate 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 22, 2013


10 cosponsors (10D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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