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 Bill Status of SB3989  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  COVID-19 IMMUNITY ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jason Plummer - Jil Tracy, Sue Rezin, Jason A. Barickman, Dan McConchie and Dave Syverson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the COVID-19 Immunity Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law, any individual, business, or unit of local government shall not be liable for any civil damages for any acts or omissions that result in the transmission of COVID-19, other than damages occasioned by willful and wanton misconduct by the individual, business, or unit of local government. Provides that, with the exception of willful and wanton misconduct, a health care provider shall be immune from civil liability for any injury or death relating to the diagnosis, transmission, or treatment of COVID-19 alleged to have been caused by any act or omission by the health care provider, which injury or death occurred at a time when health care provider was providing health care services consistent with current guidance issued by the Department of Public Health. Provides that the Act applies to any cause of action arising on or after January 1, 2020. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  5/19/2020SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jason Plummer
  5/19/2020SenateFirst Reading
  5/19/2020SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/24/2020SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  5/24/2020SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading November 17, 2020
  5/24/2020SenateRule 2-10(a) Third Reading Deadline Established As June 23, 2020
  6/24/2020SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  6/25/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  11/17/2020SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
  12/17/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason A. Barickman
  12/17/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  12/18/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Syverson
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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