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 it did not receive a vote.
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
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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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