H.R.4973 - A bill to amend title 18 of the United States Code to impose penalties with respect to certain nondisclosure by business entities as to dangerous products.96th Congress (1979-1980)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] (Introduced 07/26/1979)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/26/1979 Referred to House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4973 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/26/1979)
Defines "appropriate manager" as a person whose management authority extends to informing Federal agencies and a business entity's personnel about serious dangers associated with a particular product or business practice.
Makes it a Federal crime for an appropriate manager to knowingly fail to inform the appropriate Federal agency in writing, and to warn affected employees in writing, within 30 days after discovering in the course of business that a serious danger is associated with a product or business practice.