Summary: H.R.6139 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6139. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (03/09/2020)

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 SARS-CoV-2 (known as coronavirus or COVID-19). These standards apply to health care sector employees and other employees identified as having an elevated risk for exposure.