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CS/CS/HB 7005: Civil Liability for Covid-19-related Claims Against Certain Health Care Providers

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Pandemics and Public Emergencies Committee ; Health and Human Services Committee ; Burton ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Andrade ; Leek ; Robinson, W.

Civil Liability for Covid-19-related Claims Against Certain Health Care Providers; Provides requirements for civil action based on COVID-19-related medical claim; provides requirements for civil action based on COVID-19-related negligence claim; specifies timeframe within which civil action may be commenced; provides retroactive application; provides for applicability; provides exception of application of this act to certain civil actions.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 4/30/2021 House - Died on Second Reading Calendar
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/22/2021 House • Filed
2/24/2021 House • Referred to Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee
2/26/2021 House • Added to Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee agenda
3/2/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/3/2021 House • Reported out of Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee
3/4/2021 House • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 1)
3/8/2021 House • Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Judiciary Committee
• Added to Judiciary Committee agenda
3/10/2021 House • Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee
3/11/2021 House • Reported out of Judiciary Committee
3/12/2021 House • Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a)
• CS Filed
• 1st Reading (Committee Substitute 2)
3/16/2021 House • Bill referred to House Calendar
• Added to Second Reading Calendar
4/30/2021 House • Died on Second Reading Calendar