Proposed S.B. No. 538
Session Year 2021
 


AN ACT CONCERNING THE FILING OF CIVIL ACTIONS AGAINST NURSING HOME FACILITIES FOR ALLEGED NEGLIGENCE IN RESPONDING TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

To allow certain victims of negligence that occurred in a nursing home facility, which negligence is related to the operation of the nursing home facility during the COVID-19 pandemic, to bring a civil action against the nursing home facility.

Introduced by:
Sen. Matthew L. Lesser, 9th Dist.
Rep. Michelle L. Cook, 65th Dist.
Sen. Gary A. Winfield, 10th Dist.
Sen. Marilyn V. Moore, 22nd Dist.
Sen. Mary Daugherty Abrams, 13th Dist.
Sen. Mae Flexer, 29th Dist.
Rep. Quentin W. Phipps, 100th Dist.
Sen. Julie Kushner, 24th Dist.
Rep. Robyn A. Porter, 94th Dist.
Rep. Maria P. Horn, 64th Dist.
Rep. Susan M. Johnson, 49th Dist.
Rep. Ronald A. Napoli, 73rd Dist.
Rep. Gary A. Turco, 27th Dist.
Rep. Anne M. Hughes, 135th Dist.

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 1/27/2021Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

Co-sponsors of SB-538

Rep. Travis Simms, 140th Dist.
Rep. David Michel, 146th Dist.
Sen. Saud Anwar, 3rd Dist.

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