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SB 486: Patient Lifting and Handling Practices


Patient Lifting and Handling Practices; Requiring hospitals to establish a policy concerning the lifting and handling of patients by hospital employees; requiring a committee to develop the policy; providing for membership and duties of the committee; requiring continuing evaluation of the policy, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Fiscal Policy (FP)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/9/2015 Senate • Filed
10/21/2015 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Fiscal Policy; Rules -SJ 36
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 36
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Health Policy