Sen. Dan McConchie

Filed: 3/30/2021





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2140 on page 2,
3directly below line 21, by inserting the following:
4    ""Higher education institution" means a public university,
5a public community college, or an independent, not-for-profit
6or for-profit higher education institution located in this
7State."; and
8on page 4, directly below line 12, by inserting the following:
9    ""Religious institution" means any church, congregation,
10or society formed for the purposes of religious worship.
11    "School district" means any school district established
12under the School Code.
13    "Unit of local government" means a county, municipality,
14township, special district, and unit, designated as a unit of
15local government by law, that exercises limited governmental



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1powers or powers in respect to limited governmental subjects,
2but does not include school districts."; and
3on page 5, by replacing lines 14 through 23 with the following:
4    "Section 20. Safe harbor for compliance with regulations,
5executive orders, or public health guidance. A person,
6business, unit of local government, religious institution,
7higher education institution, or school district in this State
8shall not be held liable for civil damages for any injuries
9sustained from exposure or potential exposure to COVID-19 if
10the act or omission alleged to violate a duty of care was in
11substantial compliance or was consistent with any federal or
12State statute, rule, regulation, order, or public health
13guidance related to COVID-19 that was applicable to the person
14or activity at issue at the time of the alleged exposure or
15potential exposure.".