HR 1309

Title: Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act
Author: Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT)

Summary
...This bill requires the Department of Labor to address workplace violence in the health care and social service sectors. Specifically, Labor must promulgate an occupational safety and health standard that requires certain employers in the health care and social service sectors, as well as employers in sectors that conduct activities similar to the activities in the health care and social service sectors, to develop and implement a comprehensive plan for protecting health care workers, social service workers, and other personnel from workplace violence.</p> <p>In addition, those employers must </p> <ul> <li> investigate workplace violence incidents, risks, or hazards as soon as practicable; </li> <li>provide training and education to employees who may be exposed to workplace violence hazards ...

Status
Introduced in House 02/19/2019
Introduced in House 02/19/2019
Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/19/2019
Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/19/2019
Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. 02/19/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 02/19/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. 02/20/2019
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 06/11/2019
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 18. 06/11/2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and Labor. H. Rept. 116-296, Part I. 11/18/2019
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Education and Labor. H. Rept. 116-296, Part I. 11/18/2019
Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged. 11/18/2019
Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged. 11/18/2019
Committee on Ways and Means discharged. 11/18/2019
Committee on Ways and Means discharged. 11/18/2019
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 239. 11/18/2019
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 713 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1309 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. Also provides for proceedings during the period from November 22, 2019 through December 2, 2019 and for consideration of motions to suspend the rules. 11/19/2019
Rule H. Res. 713 passed House. 11/20/2019
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 713. (consideration: CR H9127-9145; text: CR H9135-9138) 11/21/2019
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 1309 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Specified amendments are in order. Also provides for proceedings during the period from November 22, 2019 through December 2, 2019 and for consideration of motions to suspend the rules. 11/21/2019
House resolved itself into the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union pursuant to H. Res. 713 and Rule XVIII. 11/21/2019
The Speaker designated the Honorable Sheila Jackson Lee to act as Chairwoman of the Committee. 11/21/2019
GENERAL DEBATE - The Committee of the Whole proceeded with one hour of general debate on H.R. 1309. 11/21/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 713, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hastings amendment No. 1. 11/21/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 713, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the DeSaulnier amendment No. 2. 11/21/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 713, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Byrne amendment No. 3. 11/21/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Byrne amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the noes had prevailed. Mr. Byrne demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced. 11/21/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 713, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Harder amendment No. 4. 11/21/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Harder amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Harder demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced. 11/21/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 713, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Levin (MI) amendment No. 5. 11/21/2019
Mr. Courtney moved that the committee rise. 11/21/2019
On motion that the committee rise Agreed to by voice vote. 11/21/2019
Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union rises leaving H.R. 1309 as unfinished business. 11/21/2019
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H9145-9154) 11/21/2019
The House resolved into Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union for further consideration. 11/21/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 713, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Green (TX) amendment No. 6. 11/21/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H.Res. 713, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Brown (MD) amendment No. 7. 11/21/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 713, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Garcia (TX) amendment No. 8. 11/21/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 713, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Wexton amendment No. 9. 11/21/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Wexton amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mrs. Wexton demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced. 11/21/2019
DEBATE - Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 713, the Committee of the Whole proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Delgado amendment No. 10. 11/21/2019
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on the Delgado amendment, the Chair put the question on adoption of the amendment, and by voice vote announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Delgado demanded a recorded vote, and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced 11/21/2019
UNFINISHED BUSINESS - The Chair announced that the unfinished business was question on adoption of amendments, which had been debated earlier and on which further proceedings had been postponed. 11/21/2019
The House rose from the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union to report H.R. 1309. 11/21/2019
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule. 11/21/2019
The House adopted the amendments en gross as agreed to by the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union. 11/21/2019
Mr. Kelly (PA) moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Education and Labor. (text: CR H9152) 11/21/2019
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Kelly (PA) motion to recommit with instructions, pending the reservation of a point of order. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to add a new section at the end of the bill entitled "Sense of Congress". 11/21/2019
Mr. Courtney raised a point of order against the motion to recommit with instructions. Mr. Courtney stated that the point of order violated clause 7 of Rule XVI related to the germaneness of the amendment. Sustained by the Chair. 11/21/2019
Point of order sustained against the motion to recommit with instructions. 11/21/2019
Mr. Kelly (PA) appealed the ruling of the chair. The question was then put on sustaining the ruling of the chair. 11/21/2019
Mr. Hoyer moved to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair 11/21/2019
On motion to table the motion to appeal the ruling of the chair Agreed to by recorded vote: 222 - 188 (Roll no. 641). 11/21/2019
Passed/agreed to in House: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 251 - 158 (Roll no. 642). 11/21/2019
On passage Passed by recorded vote: 251 - 158 (Roll no. 642). 11/21/2019
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 11/21/2019
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 11/21/2019

Bill Text
11/21/2019 - HR 1309 (Engrossed+in+House) 11/21/2019 - HR 1309 (Referred+in+Senate) 11/18/2019 - HR 1309 (Reported+in+House) 02/19/2019 - HR 1309 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT)
    U.S. Representative

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