H.R.7700 - COVID–19 Mine Worker Protection Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8] (Introduced 07/21/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Education and Labor|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/21/2020 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.7700 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/21/2020)
COVID-19 Mine Worker Protection Act
This bill requires the Department of Labor to promulgate health and safety standards to protect coal miners from occupational exposure to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Labor shall promulgate emergency standards within seven days of this bill's enactment, and such emergency standards shall be in force until permanent standards are established.
Labor shall also collect data to track and investigate cases of exposure to COVID-19 among coal miners.