Bill Sponsors: IL SB3989 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly

Bill Title: Creates the COVID-19 Immunity Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law, any individual, business, or unit of local government shall not be liable for any civil damages for any acts or omissions that result in the transmission of COVID-19, other than damages occasioned by willful and wanton misconduct by the individual, business, or unit of local government. Provides that, with the exception of willful and wanton misconduct, a health care provider shall be immune from civil liability for any injury or death relating to the diagnosis, transmission, or treatment of COVID-19 alleged to have been caused by any act or omission by the health care provider, which injury or death occurred at a time when health care provider was providing health care services consistent with current guidance issued by the Department of Public Health. Provides that the Act applies to any cause of action arising on or after January 1, 2020. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)

Status: (Failed) 2021-01-13 - Session Sine Die [SB3989 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Senator Jason Plummer [R]PrimarySponsored BillsSD-054FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Jil Tracy [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-047FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Susan Rezin [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-038FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Jason Barickman [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-053FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Dan McConchie [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-026FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Senator Dave Syverson [R]CosponsorSponsored BillsSD-035FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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