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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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 7, 2019
Length: 58 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on February 7, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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44 Cosponsors (44 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
Apr 29, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2090 (114th).
Feb 7, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 914 (115th).
Feb 7, 2019
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 28, 2021
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2876.
H.R. 1074 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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