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 Bill Status of HB2571  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  COVID-19 IMMUNITY ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Murphy and Tom Weber

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the COVID-19 Immunity Act. Provides that an individual, business, or unit of local government shall not be liable in a civil action claiming an injury from exposure or potential exposure to COVID-19 if the act or omission alleged to violate a duty of care of the individual, business, or unit of local government was in compliance or consistent with federal or State regulations, a presidential or gubernatorial executive order, or guidance applicable at the time of the alleged exposure. Provides that immunity does not apply to willful misconduct, reckless infliction of harm, or intentional infliction of harm. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Murphy
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/16/2021HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Judiciary - Civil Committee; 006-010-000
  3/16/2021HouseRemains in Judiciary - Civil Committee
  3/23/2021HouseTo Civil Procedure & Tort Liability Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  8/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Weber

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