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S. 2408 - Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2015

Labor and employment. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an occupational safety and health standard to reduce injuries to patients, nurses, and all other health care workers by establishing a safe patient handling, mobility, and injury prevention standard, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2015

S. 2408 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an occupational safety and health standard to reduce injuries to patients, nurses, and all other health care workers by establishing a safe patient handling, mobility, and injury prevention standard, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an occupational safety and health standard to reduce injuries to patients, nurses, and all other health care workers by establishing a safe patient handling, mobility, and injury prevention standard, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2015
  • Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2015
Sponsor
Al Franken
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Department of Labor
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Health care quality
  • Health facilities and institutions
  • Health personnel
  • Health technology, devices, supplies
  • Labor-management relations
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Musculoskeletal and skin diseases
  • Nursing
  • Worker safety and health
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Major Actions
Introduced12/16/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced12/16/2015
12/16/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
12/16/2015Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

$910,780
$1,040,021
$750
$1,951,551
$0
3 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2015

3 organizations supported this bill

American Federation of Teachers
American Federation of Teachers (2015, December 16). AFT'S Weingarten on the Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act. Retrieved December 17, 2015, from American Federation of Teachers.
American Nurses Association
American Nurses Association (2015, December 16). Congressional Bill Could Extend Thousands of Nursing Careers by Preventing Injuries. Retrieved December 17, 2015, from American Nurses Association.
Public Citizen
Public Citizen (2015, December 17). Congress Should Pass Bill to Prevent Debilitating Nursing Injuries. Retrieved December 18, 2015, from Public Citizen.

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$11,500$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,500$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$54,030$0
John BarrassoRWY$11,500$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$33,055$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$28,500$0
Roy BluntRMO$10,500$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$31,000$0
John BoozmanRAR$12,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$52,650$0
Richard BurrRNC$4,300$0
Maria CantwellDWA$4,350$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$5,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$36,500$0
Tom CarperDDE$15,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$48,800$0
Bill CassidyRLA$3,000$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$2,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$20,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$28,500$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$24,500$0
Bob CorkerRTN$13,030$0
John CornynRTX$11,250$0
Tom CottonRAR$4,250$0
Mike CrapoRID$11,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$450$0
Steve DainesRMT$8,500$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$20,250$0
Dick DurbinDIL$37,250$0
Mike EnziRWY$12,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$13,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$8,250$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$6,650$0
Al FrankenDMN$34,150$0
Cory GardnerRCO$4,400$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$29,250$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$8,996$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,500$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$16,000$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$31,950$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$22,500$0
Dean HellerRNV$8,800$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$22,000$0
John HoevenRND$5,000$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$9,650$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,900$0
Tim KaineDVA$36,250$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$14,050$0
Mark KirkRIL$8,200$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$33,000$0
James LankfordROK$4,450$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$21,000$0
Mike LeeRUT$750$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$19,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$52,500$0
John McCainRAZ$10,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$34,350$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$16,250$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$25,010$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$46,250$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$17,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$14,750$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$22,300$0
Chris MurphyDCT$43,450$0
Patty MurrayDWA$41,500$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$25,500$0
Rand PaulRKY$2,000$0
David PerdueRGA$2,500$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$43,250$0
Rob PortmanROH$11,950$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$37,250$0
Harry ReidDNV$25,400$0
Jim RischRID$5,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$27,100$0
Mike RoundsRSD$7,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$8,950$0
Bernie SandersIVT$31,900$0
Ben SasseRNE$7,500$0
Brian SchatzDHI$33,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$44,200$0
Tim ScottRSC$14,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$42,650$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$45,650$0
Dan SullivanRAK$6,200$0
Jon TesterDMT$49,500$0
John ThuneRSD$16,700$0
Thom TillisRNC$3,875$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$625$0
Tom UdallDNM$29,025$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$34,750$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$42,505$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$45,550$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$39,000$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$11,500$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$1,500$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$54,030$0
John BarrassoRWY$11,500$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$33,055$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$28,500$0
Roy BluntRMO$10,500$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$31,000$0
John BoozmanRAR$12,000$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,000$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$52,650$0
Richard BurrRNC$4,300$0
Maria CantwellDWA$4,350$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$5,000$0
Ben CardinDMD$36,500$0
Tom CarperDDE$15,000$0
Bob CaseyDPA$48,800$0
Bill CassidyRLA$3,000$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$2,500$0
William Thad CochranRMS$20,500$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$28,500$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$24,500$0
Bob CorkerRTN$13,030$0
John CornynRTX$11,250$0
Tom CottonRAR$4,250$0
Mike CrapoRID$11,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$450$0
Steve DainesRMT$8,500$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$20,250$0
Dick DurbinDIL$37,250$0
Mike EnziRWY$12,500$0
Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$13,500$0
Deb FischerRNE$8,250$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$6,650$0
Al FrankenDMN$34,150$0
Cory GardnerRCO$4,400$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$29,250$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$8,996$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,500$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$16,000$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$31,950$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$22,500$0
Dean HellerRNV$8,800$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$22,000$0
John HoevenRND$5,000$0
Jim InhofeROK$0$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$9,650$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$1,900$0
Tim KaineDVA$36,250$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$14,050$0
Mark KirkRIL$8,200$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$33,000$0
James LankfordROK$4,450$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$21,000$0
Mike LeeRUT$750$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$19,000$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$52,500$0
John McCainRAZ$10,000$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$34,350$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$16,250$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$25,010$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$46,250$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$17,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$14,750$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$22,300$0
Chris MurphyDCT$43,450$0
Patty MurrayDWA$41,500$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$25,500$0
Rand PaulRKY$2,000$0
David PerdueRGA$2,500$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$43,250$0
Rob PortmanROH$11,950$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$37,250$0
Harry ReidDNV$25,400$0
Jim RischRID$5,000$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$27,100$0
Mike RoundsRSD$7,500$0
Marco RubioRFL$8,950$0
Bernie SandersIVT$31,900$0
Ben SasseRNE$7,500$0
Brian SchatzDHI$33,000$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$44,200$0
Tim ScottRSC$14,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$42,650$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,000$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$45,650$0
Dan SullivanRAK$6,200$0
Jon TesterDMT$49,500$0
John ThuneRSD$16,700$0
Thom TillisRNC$3,875$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$625$0
Tom UdallDNM$29,025$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$34,750$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$42,505$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$45,550$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,500$0
Ron WydenDOR$39,000$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Nurses$1,040,021
Teachers unions$910,780
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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