Substitute for Raised S.B. No. 970
Session Year 2011
 


AN ACT CONCERNING WORKPLACE VIOLENCE PREVENTION AND RESPONSE IN HEALTH CARE SETTINGS.

To: (1) Require health care employers to develop and implement plans and training programs related to workplace violence prevention and response, (2) require health care employers to report on incidents of workplace violence to the local law enforcement agencies and the Department of Public Health, (3) establish criminal penalties for assault of a health care employee, and (4) require the Department of Public Health to report to the General Assembly and the public at large on incidents of workplace violence.

Introduced by:
Public Health Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 7/13/2011Signed by the Governor
 6/30/2011Transmitted to the Secretary of State
 6/28/2011(LCO)Public Act 11-175
 6/8/2011In Concurrence
 6/8/2011House Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 6/8/2011House Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A
 6/5/2011House Calendar Number 615
 6/5/2011Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 6/3/2011On Consent Calendar
 6/3/2011Senate Passed as Amended by Senate Amendment Schedule A
 6/3/2011Senate Adopted Senate Amendment Schedule A 8099
 5/4/2011Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 5/4/2011No New File by Committee on Judiciary
 5/3/2011(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/3/2011(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 5/3/2011(JUD)Joint Favorable
 4/27/2011Referred by Senate to Committee on Judiciary
 4/14/2011(LCO)File Number 533
 4/14/2011Senate Calendar Number 322
 4/14/2011Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, Senate
 4/14/2011(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/8/2011(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/13/11 5:00 PM
 3/30/2011(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/30/2011(PH)Joint Favorable Substitute
 2/17/2011Public Hearing 02/23
 2/16/2011Referred to Joint Committee on Public Health

Co-sponsors of SB-970

Sen. Andrea L. Stillman, 20th Dist.
Rep. Joseph J. Taborsak, 109th Dist.
Rep. Christopher Lyddy, 106th Dist.
Rep. Janice R. Giegler, 138th Dist.
Rep. Bob Godfrey, 110th Dist.
Rep. John H. Frey, 111th Dist.
Rep. Peter A. Tercyak, 26th Dist.
Rep. Patricia Billie Miller, 145th Dist.
Rep. Toni E. Walker, 93rd Dist.
Rep. Marie Lopez Kirkley-Bey, 5th Dist.
Rep. Catherine F. Abercrombie, 83rd Dist.
Rep. David A. Baram, 15th Dist.
Sen. Joseph J. Crisco, 17th Dist.
Sen. Donald E. Williams, 29th Dist.
Sen. Edwin A. Gomes, 23rd Dist.
Sen. Toni Nathaniel Harp, 10th Dist.
Rep. Chris Perone, 137th Dist.

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