CS/SB 7070 -  Impact of COVID-19 on Educational Institutions

by Rules and Education
Requiring the Board of Nursing to extend an approved program’s probationary status under certain circumstances; prohibiting an educational institution that has taken certain reasonably necessary actions to diminish the impact or spread of COVID-19 from being civilly liable for such actions; providing that certain publications of educational institutions are not evidence of an express or implied contract to provide specified services during the COVID-19 public health emergency; specifying conditions for an action against an educational institution, etc.
Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Event: 04/26/21 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 1261 -SJ 717 on Monday, April 26, 2021 4:44 PM

PCB committee actions:

  • SPB 7070 recommended by:
    Education
    • On agenda for: 03/30/21   8:30 AM
    • Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably (final action) Votes: Yeas 10   Nays 0

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Rules
    • On agenda for: 04/20/21 8:30 AM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 9   Nays 7

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 327290 , Berman Date Filed: 04/22/21, Line#: 169 Senate: Withdrawn 4/23/2021 2:01:49 PM
    • 502390 , Rules, Gruters Date Filed: 04/12/21, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 04/21/2021 09:02 AM
    • AA 959540 , Rules, Gruters Date Filed: 04/14/21, Line#: 92 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 04/21/2021 09:02 AM
    • AA 487960 , Rules, Thurston Date Filed: 04/13/21, Line#: 142 Senate(c): Withdrawn 04/21/2021 09:02 AM
    • AA 269424 , Rules, Thurston Date Filed: 04/13/21, Line#: 142 Senate(c): Withdrawn 04/21/2021 09:02 AM
    • 618396 , Education, Gruters Date Filed: 03/29/21, Line#: 60 Senate(c): Favorable 03/31/2021 01:15 PM
    • 144446 , Education, Thurston Date Filed: 03/29/21, Line#: 60 Senate(c): Failed to Consider 03/31/2021 01:15 PM
    • 389624 , Education, Berman Date Filed: 03/29/21, Line#: 158 Senate(c): Favorable 03/31/2021 01:15 PM

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 4/21/2021 11:24:27 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 4/12/2021 5:31:33 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Education 3/31/2021 1:08:38 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Education 3/29/2021 8:13:50 AM

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 1261 -SJ 717 Time: 04/26/2021 - 4:44 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Substituted CS/HB 1261 -SJ 717 Time: 04/26/2021 - 4:44 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 717 Time: 04/26/2021 - 4:42 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Retained on Special Order Calendar -SJ 642 Time: 04/22/2021 - 6:49 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 561 Time: 04/21/2021 - 7:59 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c1
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/22/21 -SJ 642 Time: 04/21/2021 - 4:39 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 04/21/2021 - 4:32 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 04/21/2021 - 4:14 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c1
Event: S CS by- Rules; YEAS 9 NAYS 7 -SJ 559 Time: 04/20/2021 - 5:12 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 04/15/2021 - 4:00 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/14/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered Time: 04/14/2021 - 2:53 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 379 Time: 04/07/2021 - 9:30 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Rules -SJ 379 Time: 04/05/2021 - 3:46 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 03/30/2021 - 5:04 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Education; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 Time: 03/30/2021 - 11:22 AM Member: Committee: Education Version: pb
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Education, 03/30/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 03/25/2021 - 4:52 PM Member: Committee: Education Version: pb
Event: S Submitted for consideration by Education Time: 03/25/2021 - 4:46 PM Member: Committee: Education Version: pb

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

Statute Other Bill Citations
464.019 CS/HB 937, CS/SB 1296
768.39 CS/HB 1261