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A08580 Summary:

COSPNSRGottfried, Rosenthal, Brindisi, Bronson, Colton, Benedetto, Jaffee, Magnarelli, Markey, Miller, Weprin, Rivera, Ryan, Skartados, Sepulveda, Aubry, Otis, Skoufis, Steck, Mayer, Santabarbara, Zebrowski, Mosley, Ortiz, Titus, Abinanti, Barron, Seawright, Linares, Walker, Bichotte, Richardson, Brabenec, Montesano, Hyndman, Peoples-Stokes, Pichardo, Joyner, Jean-Pierre, Lentol, Rozic, Harris, Kim, Hevesi, Nolan, O'Donnell, Dilan, Davila, Hunter, Blake, Cancel, Kavanagh, Williams
MLTSPNSRAbbate, Arroyo, Brennan, Buchwald, Butler, Cahill, Ceretto, Cook, Crespo, Cusick, Cymbrowitz, DenDekker, Dinowitz, Englebright, Fahy, Farrell, Galef, Glick, Graf, Hooper, Johns, Kearns, Lavine, Lifton, Lupardo, Lupinacci, Magee, McDonough, McKevitt, Paulin, Perry, Pretlow, Ra, Ramos, Robinson, Russell, Saladino, Simon, Simotas, Solages, Tedisco, Thiele, Titone, Weinstein, Woerner, Wozniak, Wright
Amd Pub Health L, generally
Enacts the "safe staffing for quality care act" to require acute care facilities and nursing homes to implement certain direct-care nurse to patient ratios in all nursing units; sets minimum staffing requirements; requires every such facility to submit a documented staffing plan to the department on an annual basis and upon application for an operating certificate; requires acute care facilities to maintain staffing records during all shifts; authorizes nurses to refuse work assignments if the assignment exceeds the nurse's abilities or if minimum staffing is not present; requires public access to documented staffing plans; imposes civil penalties for violations of such provisions; establishes private right of action for nurses discriminated against for refusing any illegal work assignment.
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A08580 Actions:

11/16/2015referred to health
01/06/2016referred to health
01/21/2016reported referred to codes
01/26/2016amend and recommit to codes
01/26/2016print number 8580a
04/05/2016reported referred to ways and means
06/14/2016reported referred to rules
06/14/2016rules report cal.340
06/14/2016ordered to third reading rules cal.340
06/14/2016passed assembly
06/14/2016delivered to senate
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