H.R.1309: Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act

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145 (143 Democrats, 2 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, Labor must promulgate an occupational safety and health standard that requires certain employers in the health care and social service sectors, as well as employers in sectors that conduct activities similar to the activities in the...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

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Date Description
Feb. 19
Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Ways and Means, 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.
Feb. 19

Introduced in the House by Joe Courtney (D-Conn.)

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