Bill Status of HB5787 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: COVID-19 DEATH BENEFIT
Rep. Thaddeus Jones - Mary E. Flowers
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Court of Claims Act. Creates the COVID-19 Family Assistance Program. Provides for the Court of Claims to administer a program for the payment of $50,000 to families of persons who die because of COVID-19. Authorizes the Court of Claims to issue rules necessary for the administration of the Program. Requires annual reports to the Governor and General Assembly. Amends the Line of Duty Compensation Act. Creates a benefit of $100,000 for health care workers who die as a result of COVID-19. Defines terms. Effective immediately.