S.184 - COVID–19 Mine Worker Protection Act117th Congress (2021-2022) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Manchin, Joe, III [D-WV] (Introduced 02/02/2021)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 02/02/2021 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.184 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/02/2021)
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.