Jun 7, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 10, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Wisconsin
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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2008
Length: 66 pages
About the bill
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to require screening, including national criminal history background checks, of direct patient access employees of skilled nursing facilities, nursing facilities, and other long-term care facilities and providers, and to provide for nationwide expansion of the pilot program for national and State background checks on direct patient access employees of long-term care facilities or providers.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 631 (111th).
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 1577 — 110th Congress: Patient Safety and Abuse Prevention Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1577
“S. 1577 — 110th Congress: Patient Safety and Abuse Prevention Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. September 1, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1577>
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