S.4602 - Stop Blocking Hospitals Act116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kennedy, John [R-LA] (Introduced 09/16/2020)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/16/2020 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.4602 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/16/2020)
Stop Blocking Hospitals Act
This bill establishes a new criminal offense for preventing ambulances and vehicles used by fire departments and law enforcement agencies from responding to a call or transporting an individual to a hospital.
An individual who engages in this conduct is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to five years, or both.