HB 1921 Battery; expands penalty when against health care provider.
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Summary as introduced:

Assault and battery; health care providers; penalty. Expands the penalty for battery against a health care provider who is engaged in the performance of his duties to apply in hospitals or in emergency rooms on the premises of any clinic or other facility rendering emergency care. Under current law, the penalties only apply to a battery against an emergency health care provider. The bill requires the Department of Health to work with stakeholder groups to develop guidelines regarding the publication of penalties for battery on a health care provider and for the training of health care professionals and providers in violence prevention programs. This bill is identical to SB 973.

Full text:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103712D  pdf | impact statement
02/10/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1921ER)  pdf | impact statement
02/17/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0029)  pdf

Status:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103712D
01/10/17  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/13/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/16/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
01/20/17  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N)
01/24/17  House: Read first time
01/25/17  House: Read second time and engrossed
01/26/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/26/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
01/27/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/17  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/17  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice (11-Y 4-N)
02/07/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/17  Senate: Read third time
02/08/17  Senate: Passed Senate (27-Y 12-N)
02/10/17  House: Enrolled
02/10/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1921ER)
02/10/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/13/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/13/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/13/17
02/13/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 20, 2017
02/17/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 29 (effective 7/1/17)
02/17/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0029)