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H.R. 2193: Asuncion Valdivia Heat Illness and Fatality Prevention Act of 2021

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To direct the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue an occupational safety and health standard to protect workers from heat-related injuries and illnesses.

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Judy Chu

Sponsor. Representative for California's 27th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2021
Length: 19 pages
Mar 26, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Ordered Reported on Jul 27, 2022

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on July 27, 2022.

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112 Cosponsors (112 Democrats)

12% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Workers to Be Protected from Heat Stress Under New Department of Labor Rules Modeled After Rep. Chu Legislation
    — Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA27] (Sponsor) on Sep 20, 2021

Scott and Colleagues Urge OSHA to Adopt Federal Heat Standards
    — Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3] (Co-sponsor) on Aug 6, 2021

Reps. Grijalva, Chu, and Adams Commend Biden Administration on National Emphasis Program to Protect Workers from Heat Hazards
    — Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 15, 2022

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Mar 26, 2021

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Jul 27, 2022
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