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H.R.2905: Nuclear Workers Health Advisory Board Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about labor and employment
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Sponsor Edward Whitfield, R-Ky.
Total Cosponsors 14 (13 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Aug. 1, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 13, 2013
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Bill Progress

  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Nuclear Workers Health Advisory Board Act - Amends the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 to require the President to establish an Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health.

Requires the Board to provide advice to the President on the review and approval of the Department of Labor site exposure matrix (SEM) used to determine the eligibility of Department of Energy (DOE) employee contractor claims for compensation for lung disease resulting from exposure to toxic substances.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
Sept. 13, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.
Aug. 1, 2013 Referred to House Education and the Workforce
Aug. 1, 2013 Referred to House Judiciary