2013 US Code
Title 29 - Labor
Chapter 15 - OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (§§ 651 - 678)
Section 669a - Expanded research on worker health and safety
|Publication Title||United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 1, Title 29 - LABOR|
|Category||Bills and Statutes|
|Collection||United States Code|
|SuDoc Class Number||Y 1.2/5:|
|Contained Within||Title 29 - LABOR |
CHAPTER 15 - OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
Sec. 669a - Expanded research on worker health and safety
|Laws in Effect as of Date||January 16, 2014|
|Source Credit||Pub. L. 107-188, title I, §153, June 12, 2002, 116 Stat. 631.|
|Statutes at Large Reference||116 Stat. 631|
|Public Law Reference||Public Law 107-188|
§669a. Expanded research on worker health and safety
The Secretary of Health and Human Services (referred to in this section as the "Secretary"), acting through the Director of the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, shall enhance and expand research as deemed appropriate on the health and safety of workers who are at risk for bioterrorist threats or attacks in the workplace, including research on the health effects of measures taken to treat or protect such workers for diseases or disorders resulting from a bioterrorist threat or attack. Nothing in this section may be construed as establishing new regulatory authority for the Secretary or the Director to issue or modify any occupational safety and health rule or regulation.
(Pub. L. 107–188, title I, §153, June 12, 2002, 116 Stat. 631.)
Section was enacted as part of the Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002, and not as part of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 which comprises this chapter.
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