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 Bill Status of SB0065  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  PATIENT SAFETY ACT-NEW

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Miguel del Valle

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Patient Safety Act. Provides that no employee of a health care facility may be required to accept overtime work except in the case of an unforeseen emergent circumstance when overtime is required only as a last resort. Establishes civil monetary penalties for a health care facility's violation of the Act. Provides for a private right of action for a person who suffers damage as a result of a violation of the Act. Requires health care facilities to post a summary of the Act approved by the Director of Labor. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/22/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Miguel del Valle
  1/22/2003SenateFirst Reading
  1/22/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  1/29/2003SenateAssigned to Labor & Commerce
  3/14/2003SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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