Bills introduced in state legislatures each session are reviewed, including but not limited to workplace violence, nursing scope of practice, RN title protection and workplace issues such as safe staffing.
Monthly legislative reports are provided to state leaders that include background on any relevant legislation that has been introduced or had some sort of action taken on it by a state legislature in the past month.
Advocacy Toolkit The Advocacy Toolkit containing material to assist ENA members in developing collaborative strategies to educate colleagues and legislators on topical issues affecting emergency nursing.
Delaware Closes Loophole in Law to Better Protect Emergency Nurses
Georgia Increases Penalties for Assault Against Emergency Nurses
Emergency Nurses Association Praises Utah for Increased Workplace Protection 03-31-16
Joint Statement of Principle from the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) and the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT)
Emergency Nurses Association Commends Legislative Decision to Fund Illinois Poison Center
Emergency Nurses Association Applauds Louisiana for New Law to Curb Workplace Violence in Emergency Departments
Idaho Becomes 30th State to Make Battery against Emergency Nurses a Felony03-31-14
Emergency Nurses Association Commends Illinois for Passing Stricter Workplace Violence Laws09-09-13
Emergency Nurses Association Applauds Texas Legislation that Raises Assaults Against Emergency Department Personnel to Third Degree Felony06-19-13