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COVID–19 Mine Worker Protection Act

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A bill to direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an emergency temporary standard that requires operators to develop and implement a comprehensive infectious disease exposure control plan to protect miners from exposure to SARS-CoV-2, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/02/2021Introduced in Senate

All Actions (1)

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02/02/2021Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Action By: Senate

Cosponsors (6)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA]* 02/02/2021
Sen. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV]* 02/02/2021
Sen. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL]* 02/02/2021
Sen. Kaine, Tim [D-VA]* 02/02/2021
Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]* 02/02/2021
Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]* 02/02/2021

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions02/02/2021 Referred to

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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.