H.Res. 335 (112th): Recognizing the need for safe patient handling and movement.


Jun 24, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 24, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carolyn McCarthy

Representative for New York's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2011
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

6/24/2011--Introduced.Encourages safe patient movement for direct-care licensed nurses and other health care providers as a critical component in protecting health care workers and increasing patient safety. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 24, 2011

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This is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 335”). A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.


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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.Res. 510 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 4, 2009

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