A bill 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. Junior Senator for Wisconsin. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 14, 2019
Length: 31 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on March 14, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
31 Cosponsors (30 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Passed House (Senate next) — Nov 21, 2019
What legislators are saying
Mar 14, 2019
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S. 851 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 851. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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