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S. 2446: Safe Staffing for Nurse and Patient Safety Act of 2018

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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for patient protection by establishing safe nurse staffing levels at certain Medicare providers, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Jeff Merkley

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Oregon. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 15, 2018
Length: 24 pages
Introduced:

Feb 15, 2018

Status:

Introduced on Feb 15, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 15, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 15, 2018
 
Introduced

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Passed Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2446 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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