TN HB8007 | 2019-2020 | 111th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on August 10 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-08-12 - P2C, ref. to COVID Related Liability Committee
Pending: House COVID Related Liability Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]

Summary

As introduced, creates a rebuttable presumption in a civil action arising from exposure to or contraction of COVID-19 that a defendant acted with gross negligence in certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 8, Part 3; Title 29, Chapter 34; Title 29, Chapter 20; Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1; Title 50; Title 56 and Title 58, Chapter 2.

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Title

As introduced, creates a rebuttable presumption in a civil action arising from exposure to or contraction of COVID-19 that a defendant acted with gross negligence in certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 9, Chapter 8, Part 3; Title 29, Chapter 34; Title 29, Chapter 20; Title 49, Chapter 7, Part 1; Title 50; Title 56 and Title 58, Chapter 2.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-08-12HouseP2C, ref. to COVID Related Liability Committee
2020-08-11HouseIntro., P1C.
2020-08-10HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

SB8006 (Crossfiled) 2020-08-11 - Failed in Senate Judiciary Committee

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