2017 US Code
Title 29 - Labor
Chapter 15 - Occupational Safety and Health
Sec. 669a - Expanded research on worker health and safety

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Citation 29 U.S.C. § 669a (2017)
Section Name §669a. Expanded research on worker health and safety
Section Text

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.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 107–188, title I, §153, June 12, 2002, 116 Stat. 631.)

Editorial Notes CODIFICATION

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.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 5, 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
Contains section 669a
Date 2017
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 12, 2018
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 116 Stat. 631
Public Law References Public Law 107-188
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