SC H5482 | 2019-2020 | 123rd General Assembly


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Republican 20-2)
Status: Introduced on May 12 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-05-12 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amend The Code Of Laws Of South Carolina, 1976, By Adding Section 42-11-210 So As To Define "first Responder", "health Care Provider", "correctional Officer", And "isolate" Or "isolation", To Establish A Presumption That A First Responder, Health Care Provider, Or Correctional Officer Contracting Covid-19 Is Entitled To Workers' Compensation Benefits As An Occupational Disease, And To Provide Temporary Total Disability Benefits For First Responders, Health Care Providers, And Correctional Officers Required To Isolate Due To Covid-19 If Certain Conditions Are Met.

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2020-05-12HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2020-05-12HouseIntroduced and read first time

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
4211210(n/a)See Bill Text

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