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

by Judiciary Committee and McClure (CO-SPONSORS) Andrade; Bell; Buchanan; Caruso; DiCeglie; Fischer; Giallombardo; Gregory; Killebrew; Leek; Maggard; McClain; Overdorf; Roach; Robinson, W.; Smith, D.; Snyder
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 Event: 03/23/21 S Received -SJ 286 on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 4:15 PM

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Bill Text

    • 689635 , Diamond Date Filed: 03/02/21, Line#: 59 House: Failed 03/04/2021 04:17 PM
    • 128027 , Driskell Date Filed: 03/02/21, Line#: 88 House: Failed 03/04/2021 04:21 PM
    • 387373 , Driskell Date Filed: 03/02/21, Line#: 109 House: Failed 03/04/2021 04:26 PM
    • 405423 , Diamond Date Filed: 03/02/21, Line#: 136 House: Failed 03/04/2021 04:37 PM
    • 377097 , Diamond Date Filed: 03/02/21, Line#: 136 House: Failed 03/04/2021 04:44 PM
    • 760325 , Driskell Date Filed: 03/02/21, Line#: 165 House: Failed 03/04/2021 04:55 PM
    • 620791 , Diamond (CIV) Date Filed: 01/12/21, Line#: 59 House(c): Withdrawn 01/13/2021 08:23 PM
    • 234499 , Diamond (CIV) Date Filed: 01/12/21, Line#: 131 House(c): Failed to Adopt 01/13/2021 08:23 PM
    • 090393 , Hinson (CIV) Date Filed: 01/12/21, Line#: 131 House(c): Failed to Adopt 01/13/2021 08:23 PM
    • 772339 , Diamond (CIV) Date Filed: 01/12/21, Line#: 134 House(c): Failed to Adopt 01/13/2021 08:23 PM
    • 077137 , Diamond (CIV) Date Filed: 01/12/21, Line#: 171 House(c): Withdrawn 01/13/2021 08:23 PM
    • 068809 , Driskell (PPE) Date Filed: 02/02/21, Line#: 131 House(c): Failed to Adopt 02/03/2021 04:36 PM
    • 963765 , Diamond (JDC) Date Filed: 02/16/21, Line#: 59 House(c): Temporarily Deferred 02/16/2021 06:52 PM
    • 611595 , Driskell (JDC) Date Filed: 02/16/21, Line#: 88 House(c): Temporarily Deferred 02/16/2021 06:52 PM
    • 002561 , McClure (JDC) Date Filed: 02/15/21, Line#: 126 House(c): Adopted 02/16/2021 06:52 PM
    • 761509 , Diamond (JDC) Date Filed: 02/16/21, Line#: 131 House(c): Temporarily Deferred 02/16/2021 06:52 PM
    • 542871 , Diamond (JDC) Date Filed: 02/16/21, Line#: 131 House(c): Temporarily Deferred 02/16/2021 06:52 PM
    • 003477 , McClure (JDC) Date Filed: 02/15/21, Line#: 149 House(c): Adopted 02/16/2021 06:52 PM
    • SA 225111 , Driskell (JDC) Date Filed: 02/16/21, Line#: 154 House(c): Temporarily Deferred 02/16/2021 06:52 PM
    • 926235 , Driskell (JDC) Date Filed: 02/16/21, Line#: 155 House(c): Temporarily Deferred 02/16/2021 06:52 PM
    • 663623 , McClure (JDC) Date Filed: 02/15/21, Line#: 158 House(c): Adopted 02/16/2021 06:52 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: House Date: 03/04/2021 04:55 PM   Yeas: 40 Nays: 78 Action: Action 2: Adoption Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 6] Barcode: 760325
Chamber: House Date: 03/05/2021 11:34 AM   Yeas: 83 Nays: 31 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 9] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Received -SJ 286 Time: 03/23/2021 - 4:15 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Referred to Rules -SJ 286 Time: 03/22/2021 - 9:54 AM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c1
Event: S In Messages Time: 03/18/2021 - 6:27 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 03/18/2021 - 5:11 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS passed; YEAS 83, NAYS 31 Time: 03/05/2021 - 11:33 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 03/05/2021 - 10:08 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 03/04/2021 - 4:56 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 03/04/2021 - 4:55 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 760325 Failed Time: 03/04/2021 - 4:55 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 377097 Failed Time: 03/04/2021 - 4:44 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 405423 Failed Time: 03/04/2021 - 4:37 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 387373 Failed Time: 03/04/2021 - 4:26 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 128027 Failed Time: 03/04/2021 - 4:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 689635 Failed Time: 03/04/2021 - 4:17 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 03/04/2021 - 3:37 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/02/2021 - 9:21 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Amendment 377097 filed Time: 03/02/2021 - 3:07 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 405423 filed Time: 03/02/2021 - 3:07 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 689635 filed Time: 03/02/2021 - 3:06 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 760325 filed Time: 03/02/2021 - 2:05 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 128027 filed Time: 03/02/2021 - 2:04 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Amendment 387373 filed Time: 03/02/2021 - 2:03 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/4/2021) Time: 03/01/2021 - 6:27 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 02/22/2021 - 11:22 AM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H CS Filed Time: 02/17/2021 - 4:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: H Laid on Table under Rule 7.18(a) Time: 02/17/2021 - 4:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Judiciary Committee Time: 02/17/2021 - 4:37 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable with CS by Judiciary Committee Time: 02/16/2021 - 6:52 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Added to Judiciary Committee agenda Time: 02/09/2021 - 4:01 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Judiciary Committee Time: 02/03/2021 - 6:38 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee Time: 02/03/2021 - 6:38 PM Member: Committee: Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee Time: 02/03/2021 - 4:36 PM Member: Committee: Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee Version: __
Event: H Added to Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee agenda Time: 01/27/2021 - 4:12 PM Member: Committee: Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee Version: __
Event: H Now in Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee Time: 01/13/2021 - 8:27 PM Member: Committee: Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee Version: __
Event: H Reported out of Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 01/13/2021 - 8:27 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Favorable by Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 01/13/2021 - 8:23 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Added to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee agenda Time: 01/06/2021 - 4:17 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Now in Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 01/06/2021 - 1:16 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Judiciary Committee Time: 01/06/2021 - 1:16 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee Time: 01/06/2021 - 1:16 PM Member: Committee: Pandemics & Public Emergencies Committee Version: __
Event: H Referred to Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Time: 01/06/2021 - 1:16 PM Member: Committee: Civil Justice & Property Rights Subcommittee Version: __
Event: H Filed Time: 01/06/2021 - 1:01 PM Member: McClure Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
768.38 CS/SB 72, CS/HB 891, CS/CS/SB 1060, HB 1617