SB 74 -  COVID-19-related Claims Against Health Care Providers

by Brandes (CO-SPONSORS) Burgess
Providing preliminary procedures for civil actions based on COVID-19-related claims; providing the standard of proof required at trial for such claims; providing immunity from liability for COVID-19-related claims under certain circumstances; requiring COVID-19-related claims to commence within a specified timeframe, etc.
Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Event: 04/30/21 S Died in Rules on Friday, April 30, 2021 2:40 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Judiciary
    • On agenda for: 02/10/21 9:00 AM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 6   Nays 4
  • Health Policy
    • On agenda for: 03/03/21 12:00 PM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 5   Nays 4
  • Rules
    • On agenda for: 03/11/21 8:15 AM

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 741454 , Judiciary, Polsky Date Filed: 02/09/21, Line#: 172 Senate(c): Unfavorable 02/10/2021 12:07 PM
    • 549454 , Judiciary, Polsky Date Filed: 02/09/21, Line#: 183 Senate(c): Unfavorable 02/10/2021 12:07 PM
    • 788120 , Judiciary, Rouson Date Filed: 02/09/21, Line#: 190 Senate(c): Unfavorable 02/10/2021 12:07 PM
    • 924394 , Judiciary, Thurston Date Filed: 02/09/21, Line#: 205 Senate(c): Unfavorable 02/10/2021 12:07 PM
    • 978528 , Health Policy, Jones Date Filed: 03/02/21, Line#: 180 Senate(c): Unfavorable 03/03/2021 02:55 PM
    • 579524 , Health Policy, Farmer Date Filed: 03/02/21, Line#: 183 Senate(c): Unfavorable 03/03/2021 02:55 PM
    • 157912 , Health Policy, Farmer Date Filed: 03/02/21, Line#: 190 Senate(c): Unfavorable 03/03/2021 02:55 PM
    • 693446 , Health Policy, Cruz Date Filed: 03/02/21, Line#: 205 Senate(c): Unfavorable 03/03/2021 02:55 PM
    • 395520 , Rules, Brandes Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 0
    • AA 442034 , Rules, Farmer Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 83
    • AA 776924 , Rules, Farmer Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 108
    • AA 281230 , Rules, Farmer Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 117
    • AA 250692 , Rules, Farmer Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 117
    • AA 469340 , Rules, Farmer Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 137
    • AA 765044 , Rules, Farmer Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 154
    • AA 743768 , Rules, Powell Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 219
    • AA 637830 , Rules, Thurston Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 249
    • AA 960140 , Rules, Farmer Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 250
    • AA 159204 , Rules, Farmer Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 250
    • AA 760716 , Rules, Book Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 251
    • AA 401736 , Rules, Farmer Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 262
    • 837290 , Rules, Farmer Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 108
    • 646298 , Rules, Farmer Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 200
    • 387648 , Rules, Farmer Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 205
    • 644596 , Rules, Thurston Date Filed: 03/10/21, Line#: 205

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 3/9/2021 1:14:00 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Health Policy 3/3/2021 3:00:21 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Health Policy 3/2/2021 12:07:58 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 2/10/2021 12:43:22 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 2/9/2021 9:22:41 AM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died in Rules Time: 04/30/2021 - 2:40 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/11/21, 8:15 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered Time: 03/11/2021 - 12:24 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S Now in Rules Time: 03/03/2021 - 3:07 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 5 NAYS 4 -SJ 191 Time: 03/03/2021 - 2:30 PM Member: Committee: Health Policy Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 41 Time: 03/02/2021 - 11:09 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/03/21, 12:00 pm, 412 Knott Building Time: 02/26/2021 - 2:03 PM Member: Committee: Health Policy Version: __
Event: S Now in Health Policy Time: 02/10/2021 - 3:45 PM Member: Committee: Health Policy Version: __
Event: S Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 4 -SJ 177 Time: 02/10/2021 - 12:00 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/10/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 02/03/2021 - 1:01 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Health Policy; Rules -SJ 41 Time: 02/03/2021 - 10:49 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 02/03/2021 - 10:00 AM Member: Committee: Version: __

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
768.381 CS/SB 72, HB 1617, CS/CS/HB 7005