S.2880: Protecting Social Workers and Health Professionals from Workplace Violence Act of 2019

Overview

S. 2880 would direct HHS to award grants to states and tribal organizations for providing safety measures to social workers, health workers, and human services professionals performing services placing such individuals in high-risk and potentially dangerous situations.

H.R. 5138 is the House companion bill introduced by Rep. Julia Brownley.

Our Stance

Support

Priority

Low

Bill Number

S.2880

Date Introduced

November 18, 2019

Committee

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Bill Status

Introduced or Prefiled

Co Sponsors