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H.R. 1195: Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act

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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.

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Sponsor and status

Joe Courtney

Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 19, 2021
Length: 35 pages
Introduced
Feb 22, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 16, 2021

This bill passed in the House on April 16, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
18% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 1195 -Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (Apr 13, 2021)

What legislators are saying

Courtney to Host Frontline Health Care Worker Sherri Dayton as Guest for President Joe Bidens Virtual State of the Union Address
    — Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2] (Sponsor) on Apr 27, 2021

Scott Calls for Passage of Bill to Prevent Workplace Violence
    — Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 16, 2021

Congressman Al Green Supports Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act
    — Rep. Al Green [D-TX9] on Apr 16, 2021

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History

Feb 22, 2021
 
Introduced

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Mar 24, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 5, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Education and Labor

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Apr 6, 2021
 
Text Published

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Apr 16, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1195 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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