To require the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to promulgate an emergency temporary standard to protect employees from occupational exposure to SARS-CoV-2, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 21, 2020
Length: 9 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on April 21, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Watson Coleman Cosponsors the COVID-19 Every Worker Protection Act”
— Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman [D-NJ12] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 21, 2020
Apr 21, 2020
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H.R. 6559 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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