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S 0147 Joint Resolution, By Massey, Rice, Hembree, Adams, Peeler, Turner, Alexander, Gustafson, Talley, Loftis, Climer, Kimbrell, Grooms, Bennett, Corbin and Martin
Summary: SC COVID-19 Liability Safe Harbor Act
    A JOINT RESOLUTION TO 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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12/09/20Senate Prefiled
12/09/20Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary
01/12/21Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 191)
01/12/21Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 191)
01/13/21Senate Referred to Subcommittee: Malloy (ch), Young, Sabb, Senn, Talley
02/11/21Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary (Senate Journal-page 5)
02/12/21 Scrivener's error corrected
02/17/21Senate Special order, set for February 17, 2021 (Senate Journal-page 23)
02/18/21Senate Committee Amendment Tabled (Senate Journal-page 23)
02/18/21Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 23)
02/18/21Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 23)
02/25/21Senate Amended (Senate Journal-page 23)
02/25/21Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 23)
02/25/21Senate Roll call Ayes-40 Nays-3 (Senate Journal-page 23)
03/02/21House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 13)
03/02/21House Referred to Committee on Judiciary (House Journal-page 13)



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