US SB3475 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 11-1)
Status: Introduced on March 12 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-12 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Pending: Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

COVID-19 Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Labor to promulgate both an emergency temporary occupational safety or health standard and a permanent standard to protect certain employees from occupational exposure to the coronavirus (i.e., the virus that causes COVID-19). These standards apply to health care sector employees and other employees identified as having an elevated risk for exposure, including employees of states and their political subdivisions.

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Title

COVID-19 Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2020

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-03-12SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Same As/Similar To

HB6139 (Related) 2020-03-10 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
HB6201 (Related) 2020-03-19 - Engrossment Correction

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