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HB 0167 - COVID-19 Liability Protections
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Tracking Level: Support
Sponsor: Darlene Taylor (R)
Last Action: 6/23/2020 - Senate - Senate Transmitted House
House Committee: Insurance
Senate Committee: Insurance and Labor
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation, titled the "Georgia Pandemic Business Protection Act", seeks to provide liability protection from COVID-19 related lawsuits. County government employees and county government facilities are included in the definition as being afforded liability protection. 

No cause of action (lawsuit) shall exist for the transmission or contraction of COVID-19 unless an entity or person performed willful and wanton misconduct or intentional infliction of harm.

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