Text: H.R.3255 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 109th Congress]
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[H.R. 3255 Introduced in House (IH)]






109th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 3255

 To direct the Secretary of Labor to update an Occupational Safety and 
 Health Administration fire protection safety standard to incorporate 
 the current consensus standard for fire protection for styrene cross-
                    linked composites manufacturing.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 12, 2005

  Mrs. Miller of Michigan (for herself and Mr. Souder) introduced the 
 following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and 
                             the Workforce

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                                 A BILL


 
 To direct the Secretary of Labor to update an Occupational Safety and 
 Health Administration fire protection safety standard to incorporate 
 the current consensus standard for fire protection for styrene cross-
                    linked composites manufacturing.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

     This Act may be cited as the ``Fire Protection Improvement and 
Correction Act of 2005''.

SEC. 2. SPRAY FINISHING USING FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS SAFETY 
              STANDARD.

    Not later than 6 months after the date of enactment of this Act, 
the Secretary of Labor shall, pursuant to section 6(b) of the 
Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 655(b)), issue a 
Spray Finishing Using Flammable and Combustible Liquids Safety Standard 
under section 1910.107 of title 29, Code of Federal Regulations that--
            (1) is applicable only to employers utilizing manufacturing 
        processes involving styrene cross-linked composites (glass 
        fiber reinforced plastics); and
            (2) incorporates or is consistent with chapter 17 of the 
        Standard for Spray Application Using Flammable or Combustible 
        Materials of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 33 
        (2003 Edition)).

SEC. 3. ENFORCEMENT MORATORIUM.

    Until the Secretary of Labor issues the standard required by 
section 2, the Secretary shall not--
            (1) issue a citation under section 9 of the Occupational 
        Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 658) for violating 
        section 1910.107 of title 29, Code of Federal Regulations;
            (2) commence any enforcement action under section 10 of 
        such Act (29 U.S.C. 659) for violating section 1910.107 of such 
        title; or
            (3) issue a penalty against an employer under section 17 of 
        such Act (29 U.S.C. 666) for violating section 1910.107 of such 
        title,
if the employer is operating in compliance with chapter 17 of the 
Standard for Spray Application Using Flammable or Combustible Materials 
of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 33 (2003 Edition)).
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