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SB 554: Patient Lifting

GENERAL BILL by Thompson

Patient Lifting; Requiring hospitals to establish a protocol concerning the lifting and associated handling of patients by hospital employees; requiring that the protocol be developed by a committee; providing for membership of the committee; providing factors for the committee to consider in developing the protocol; establishing a continuous assessment and evaluation of the protocol, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Community Affairs (CA)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/19/2013 Senate • Filed
1/10/2014 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Community Affairs -SJ 46
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 46
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Health Policy