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A01898 Summary:

COSPNSRNolan, Clark, Colton, Eddington, Wright, Boyland, Ortiz, Fields, Towns, Ramos, Hoyt, Gabryszak, Greene, Christensen, Dinowitz, Weisenberg, Scarborough, Hooper, Jeffries, Pheffer, Stirpe, Gottfried, Peoples, Jaffee, Titus, Perry, Englebright, Schroeder, Zebrowski K, Brook-Krasny, Powell, Young
MLTSPNSRAlfano, Barra, Brennan, Destito, Diaz L, Duprey, Errigo, Giglio, Heastie, Jacobs, John, Koon, Lifton, Lupardo, Maisel, Mayersohn, McDonough, Miller, Millman, Peralta, Rabbitt, Reilly, Rivera
Add S167, Lab L; add S6510-e, Ed L
Restricts consecutive hours of work by nurses; provides that no health care employer shall require a nurse to remain on duty for a period longer than 8 consecutive hours or 40 hours in a 7 day workweek except as consistent with the nurse's regularly scheduled work hours, and that no such employer shall require a nurse to work more than that nurse's regularly scheduled work hours except in certain specified emergency situations; provides such provisions do not prohibit a nurse from voluntarily working overtime; adds definitions; provides that the refusal of a nurse to work beyond regularly scheduled hours shall not constitute professional misconduct if such nurse notified the supervisor of his or her unavailability under such provisions.
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