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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)

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  • 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

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  • SB 554, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/19/2013 at 9:17 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 289 Patient Lifting and Handling Practices Richardson Similar Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in Health Innovation Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (HIS)

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    395.1013 Page 1 (pdf)

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