An Act To Protect the Safety of Health Care Workers
Sec. 1. 17-A MRSA §752-C, as amended by PL 2015, c. 471, §1, is repealed and the following enacted in its place:
§ 752-C. Assault on a health care practitioner or hospital employee or contractor
This bill provides that an assault on a health care practitioner while that health care practitioner is providing medical care or an assault on a hospital employee or person working for a hospital on a contractual basis while that employee or person is performing duties related to the provision of care for a patient or a prospective patient is a Class C crime.