Joe Courtney (D) introduce new bill in House “To direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an occupational safety and health standard that requires covered employers within the health care and social service industries to develop and implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention plan, and for”

New bill introduced: To direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an occupational safety and health standard that requires covered employers within the health care and social service industries to develop and implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention plan, and for other purposes.

Democratic Representative Joe Courtney from the state of CT, along with twenty-six cosponsors, introduced bill H.R.1309 on Feb 19, 2019.
There are currently no amendments. The bill’s cosponsors are all Democrats. So far none of the bill’s cosponsors has withdrawn their support.

Joe Courtney Short bio

Joe Courtney was born on a 1953 in Hartford.
Joe Courtney has held a number of positions, including United States representative, member of the Connecticut House of Representatives and United States representative.

Joe Courtney’s Work in Congress

  • Served as Representative for CT (district 2) from Jan 2019 to Jan 2021 in the House 116th congress. He voted along party lines 97.7 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Education and Labor and the Committee on Armed Services. During this period Joe Courtney missed 0% of the votes, sponsored 5 bills, cosponsored 59 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CT (district 2) from Jan 2017 to Jan 2019 in the House 115th congress. He voted along party lines 94.31 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Education and Labor. During this period Joe Courtney missed 1.4% of the votes, sponsored 12 bills, cosponsored 351 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CT (district 2) from Jan 2015 to Jan 2017 in the House 114th congress. He voted along party lines 95.11 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Education and Labor. During this period Joe Courtney missed 1.28% of the votes, sponsored 9 bills, cosponsored 211 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CT (district 2) from Jan 2013 to Jan 2015 in the House 113th congress. He voted along party lines 93.05 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Agriculture, the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Education and Labor. During this period Joe Courtney missed 2.27% of the votes, sponsored 9 bills, cosponsored 349 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CT (district 2) from Jan 2011 to Jan 2013 in the House 112th congress. He voted along party lines 91.76 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Ethics, the Committee on Agriculture and the Committee on Armed Services. During this period Joe Courtney missed 1% of the votes, sponsored 23 bills, cosponsored 386 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CT (district 2) from Jan 2009 to Jan 2011 in the House 111th congress. He voted along party lines 97.67 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Education and Labor and the Committee on Armed Services. During this period Joe Courtney missed 1.45% of the votes, sponsored 18 bills, cosponsored 662 bills.
  • Served as Representative for CT (district 2) from Jan 2007 to Jan 2009 in the House 110th congress. He voted along party lines 97.32 percent of the time. He served on the Committee on Education and Labor and the Committee on Armed Services. During this period Joe Courtney missed 0.59% of the votes, sponsored 26 bills, cosponsored 434 bills.
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Rep. Joe Courtney (D)