2007 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 879

File Code: Health Care Facilities and Regulation Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1137
Sponsored By:
Senator Pinsky
Entitled:
Hospitals - Safe Patient Lifting

Synopsis:

Requiring hospitals to establish a safe patient lifting committee with an equal number of managers and employees on or before December 1, 2007; requiring the committee to establish a safe patient lifting policy on or before July 1, 2008; requiring the committee to consider specified factors while developing a safe patient lifting policy; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
2/21
First Reading Senate Rules
3/8
Re-referred Finance
Hearing 3/22 at 1:00 p.m.
3/23
Favorable Report by Finance
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/24
Third Reading Passed (44-2)
3/31
Returned Passed
House Action
3/22
First Reading Health and Government Operations
3/27
Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.
4/3
Favorable Report by Health and Government Operations
3/28
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/29
Third Reading Passed (139-0)
Action after passage in Senate and House
4/10
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 56

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Nurses
Occcupational Safety
Patients

Bill affects the following Statute:

Health - General
( 19-377 )

Documents:

Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
March 24, 2007: Third Reading Passed (44-2)
House
March 29, 2007: Third Reading Passed (139-0)