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CS/HB 7: Civil Liability for Damages Relating to COVID-19

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; McClure ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) DiCeglie ; Giallombardo ; Gregory ; Killebrew ; Maggard ; Roach ; Smith, D. ; Snyder

Civil Liability for Damages Relating to COVID-19; Provides requirements for civil action based on COVID-19-related claim; provides that plaintiff has burden of proof in such action; provides statute of limitations.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 2/22/2021 House - Bill referred to House Calendar
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/6/2021 House • Filed
• Referred to Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee; Pandemics and Public Emergencies Committee; Judiciary Committee
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee, 01/13/21, 4:00 pm, Webster Hall
1/13/2021 House • Favorable by Civil Justice and Property Rights Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 6
• Now in Pandemics and Public Emergencies Committee
1/27/2021 House • On Committee agenda-- Pandemics and Public Emergencies Committee, 02/03/21, 1:15 pm, Sumner Hall
2/3/2021 House • Favorable by Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee
• Reported out of Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
2/9/2021 House • Added to Judiciary Committee agenda
2/16/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee
2/17/2021 House • Reported out of Judiciary Committee
• Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
2/22/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar