Protections For Entities During COVID-19
Concerning protections for entities that comply with public health guidelines related to COVID-19.
2021 Regular Session
An entity is not liable for any damages that result from exposure, loss, damage, injury, or death arising out of COVID-19 unless:
- A claimant proves by clear and convincing evidence that the exposure, loss, damage, injury, or death was caused by the entity's failure to comply with public health guidelines; or
- The exposure, loss, damage, injury, or death was caused by gross negligence or a willful and wanton act or omission of the entity.
The bill is repealed 2 years after the date the governor terminates the state of disaster emergency declared on March 11, 2020.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)