AMMENDED SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 62 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR KASICH:
- Minutes ago, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed amended substitute house bill 62 into law. Taking effect in 90 days, the Assault Against Healthcare Workers Bill increases the penalty for assault against nurses and other healthcare professionals. The bill was strongly supported by Ohio ENA and the Ohio Nurses Association.
- The final version of the act is available online at http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/BillText129/129_HB_62_EN_N.pdf or click here.
- Special thanks to 2012 ENA National President, Dr. Gail Lenehan, who joined us at the statehouse to celebrate the event.
- A synopsis of the act and Ohio ENA’s involvement will be published in an upcoming edition ENA Connection.