Terra Goodnight · May 19, 2020
Both chambers are working on legislation to limit the ability for businesses to be sued for liability during the COVID pandemic emergency. A Senate committee will hold a third hearing and vote on that chamber’s version of the bill (SB308) while the House plans two hearings this week to consider the House Bill (HB606).
Lawmakers last week introduced new legislation (SB311) to rescind current health emergency orders and limit the power of the Director to enact new orders.
The House and Senate have session scheduled for Wednesday with an additional meeting of the House penciled in for Thursday if necessary.
Several new bills were introduced last week that we will be monitoring. You can also view the complete list of bills we’re tracking.
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