H.R.6571 - Healthy Air for Federal Workers Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17] (Introduced 07/22/2008)|
|Committees:||House - House Administration; Judiciary; Transportation and Infrastructure|
|Latest Action:||07/23/2008 Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management.|
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Summary: H.R.6571 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/22/2008)
Healthy Air for Federal Workers Act - Prohibits the smoking of tobacco products in any area outside of any federal executive, legislative, or judicial building which is within 25 feet of any of the building's entrances, exits, windows that open, or ventilation intakes that serve an enclosed area of the building where smoking is prohibited.
Excludes the smoking of tobacco products which occurs solely for purposes of research on smoking conducted by an agency.
Requires the Administrator of General Services, in conjunction with agency heads, regarding executive branch buildings, and the Director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, regarding judicial branch buildings, to inform all employees and visitors to such buildings about the smoke-free policy, educate employees about the dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke, and undertake necessary related activities.