H.R.6559: COVID-19 Every Worker Protection Act of 2020

About This Bill

  • Introduced April 21, 2020
  • Latest Major Action April 21, 2020

Bill Cosponsors

120 (116 Democrats, 4 Republicans)

Bill Version

Bill Summary

COVID-19 Every Worker Protection Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Labor to promulgate both an emergency temporary occupational safety or health standard and a permanent standard to protect certain employees from occupational exposure to the coronavirus (i.e., the virus that causes COVID-19). These standards apply to health care sector employees, paramedic and emergency medical services employees, and other employees identified...

(Source: Library of Congress)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There is one statement associated with H.R.6559.

Bill Actions

Date Description
April 21, 2020
Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
April 21, 2020

Introduced in the House by Robert C. Scott (D-Va.)

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