SC S0147 | 2021-2022 | 124th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 16-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 25 2021 - 50% progression
Action: 2021-03-02 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Enact The "south Carolina Covid-19 Liability Safe Harbor Act"; To Provide Liability Protections For A Limited Time Period For Health Care Providers And Businesses That Follow Public Health Guidance In Response To The Coronavirus Public Health Emergency; To State The Liability Protection For Covered Entities And Covered Individuals For Coronavirus Claims; To Provide That Defenses Are Cumulative; To Provide That The Provisions Of This Joint Resolution Are Severable; To Provide That, In The Case Of A Conflict Of Law Between This Joint Resolution And Any Other Law Of This State, The Provisions Of This Joint Resolution Shall Prevail; To Provide That The Provisions Of This Joint Resolution Are Retroactive And Effective As Of March 13, 2020; And To Define Necessary Terms.

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SC COVID-19 Liability Safe Harbor Act


Roll Calls

2021-02-25 - Senate - Senate: 3rd Reading (Y: 40 N: 3 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-25 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table #13 (Y: 24 N: 19 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-18 - Senate - Senate: To Lay On The Table Judiciary Committee Amendment (Y: 21 N: 18 NV: 4 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-03-02HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-03-02HouseIntroduced and read first time
2021-02-25SenateRoll call Ayes-40 Nays-3
2021-02-25SenateRead third time and sent to House
2021-02-18SenateRead second time
2021-02-18SenateCommittee Amendment Tabled
2021-02-17SenateSpecial order, set for February 17, 2021
2021-02-12 Scrivener's error corrected
2021-02-11SenateCommittee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary
2021-01-13SenateReferred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Young, Sabb, Senn, Talley
2021-01-12SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2021-01-12SenateIntroduced and read first time
2020-12-09SenateReferred to Committee on Judiciary

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