The Idaho Legislature will not consider a bill this year to protect health care workers from intentional abuse from patients, without criminalizing symptoms of mental illness.
The Idaho Legislature will not consider a bill this year to protect health care workers from intentional abuse from patients, without criminalizing symptoms of mental illness. Toby Talbot AP
The Idaho Legislature will not consider a bill this year to protect health care workers from intentional abuse from patients, without criminalizing symptoms of mental illness. Toby Talbot AP

Bill to fix health care battery law won’t be heard; mentally ill can still be charged

March 09, 2018 09:09 AM