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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Safe Nursing and Patient Care Act of 2007

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for patient protection by limiting the number of mandatory overtime hours a nurse may be required to work in certain providers of services to which payments are made under the Medicare Program.

Actions Overview (1)

05/03/2007Introduced in House

All Actions (7)

05/15/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
05/04/2007Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E961-962)
Action By: House of Representatives
05/03/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
05/03/2007Referred to House Ways and Means
Action By: House of Representatives
05/03/2007Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Action By: House of Representatives
05/03/2007Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on 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.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/03/2007Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (86)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. LaTourette, Steven C. [R-OH-14]* 05/03/2007
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9]* 05/03/2007
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-7] 05/24/2007
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-23] 05/24/2007
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14] 05/24/2007
Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1] 06/07/2007
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6] 06/07/2007
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10] 06/22/2007
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 06/22/2007
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 06/22/2007
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1] 06/22/2007
Rep. Braley, Bruce L. [D-IA-1] 06/22/2007
Rep. Boswell, Leonard L. [D-IA-3] 06/28/2007
Rep. Sherman, Brad [D-CA-27] 06/28/2007
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] 06/28/2007
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1] 06/28/2007
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 06/28/2007
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8] 06/28/2007
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 06/28/2007
Rep. Allen, Thomas H. [D-ME-1] 06/28/2007
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] 06/28/2007
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 07/11/2007
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-30] 07/11/2007
Rep. Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 07/11/2007
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-47] 07/11/2007
Rep. Emanuel, Rahm [D-IL-5] 07/11/2007
Rep. Wexler, Robert [D-FL-19] 07/11/2007
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-38] 07/11/2007
Rep. Baird, Brian [D-WA-3] 07/11/2007
Rep. Moore, Dennis [D-KS-3] 07/12/2007
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3] 07/12/2007
Rep. Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie [D-SD-At Large] 07/12/2007
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4] 07/12/2007
Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1] 07/12/2007
Rep. Solis, Hilda L. [D-CA-32] 07/12/2007
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-2] 07/17/2007
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 07/17/2007
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-17] 07/17/2007
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8] 07/17/2007
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 07/17/2007
Rep. Dicks, Norman D. [D-WA-6] 07/17/2007
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] 07/17/2007
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6] 07/17/2007
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-51] 07/17/2007
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 07/17/2007
Rep. Udall, Mark [D-CO-2] 07/24/2007
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice D. [D-NY-22] 07/24/2007
Rep. Carney, Christopher P. [D-PA-10] 07/24/2007
Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2] 07/24/2007
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23] 07/24/2007
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 07/24/2007
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10] 07/24/2007
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] 07/24/2007
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 07/31/2007
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-5] 07/31/2007
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 07/31/2007
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-39] 08/02/2007
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 08/02/2007
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 09/07/2007
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] 09/07/2007
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] 09/07/2007
Rep. Harman, Jane [D-CA-36] 09/07/2007
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-28] 09/07/2007
Rep. Schwartz, Allyson Y. [D-PA-13] 09/07/2007
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 09/24/2007
Rep. Kennedy, Patrick J. [D-RI-1] 09/24/2007
Rep. Arcuri, Michael A. [D-NY-24] 09/24/2007
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-29] 09/24/2007
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14] 09/24/2007
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-34] 09/24/2007
Rep. Berman, Howard L. [D-CA-28] 09/24/2007
Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] 09/25/2007
Rep. Carson, Julia [D-IN-7] 09/25/2007
Rep. Shays, Christopher [R-CT-4] 10/17/2007
Rep. Wynn, Albert Russell [D-MD-4] 10/17/2007
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-27] 12/13/2007
Rep. Miller, Brad [D-NC-13] 12/13/2007
Rep. Watson, Diane E. [D-CA-33] 12/18/2007
Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus G. [R-MI-11] 12/18/2007
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-15] 12/18/2007
Rep. Sestak, Joe [D-PA-7] 12/18/2007
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1] 02/26/2008
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 03/04/2008
Rep. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT-5] 06/10/2008
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 06/10/2008
Rep. Murtha, John P. [D-PA-12] 09/22/2008

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce05/03/2007 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health05/03/2007 Referred to
House Ways and Means05/03/2007 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health05/15/2007 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/03/2007)

Safe Nursing and Patient Care Act of 2007 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to place limitations on mandatory overtime for nurses, prohibit retaliation against them in any manner with respect to any aspect of employment, and establish civil money penalties for violations of this Act.

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to study and report to Congress on standards to establish for the maximum number of hours that a nurse may work without compromising the safety of patients.

Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to study and report to Congress on the extent to which federally operated medical facilities have in effect practices and policies for overtime requirements for nurses that are inconsistent with the requirements added by this Act.