To direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an occupational safety and health standard that requires covered employers within the health care and social service industries to develop and implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention plan, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 16, 2018
Length: 33 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on November 16, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Business Insurance: House bill aims to address workplace violence in health care”
— Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Sponsor) on Nov 19, 2018
Nov 16, 2018
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Nov 21, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1309.
H.R. 7141 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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