COVID-19 virus; immunity from civil claims related to the transmission of or exposure to the virus. (HB5110)

Introduced By

Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Immunity from civil claims related to the transmission of or exposure to the COVID-19 virus and uses of personal protective equipment; emergency. Provides immunity to persons, as defined in the bill, from civil causes of action arising from any act or omission alleged to have resulted in the contraction of or exposure to the COVID-19 virus. The bill further provides immunity to persons who design, manufacture, label, or distribute any personal protective equipment in response to the COVID-19 virus from any civil cause of action arising out of the use of such equipment. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »

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Status

08/26/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
08/21/2020Committee
08/21/2020Presented and ordered printed with emergency clause 20200637D
08/21/2020Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
08/25/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5110)
08/26/2020Incorporated by Courts of Justice (HB5074-Sullivan)