LIABILITY: Provides relative to the limitations of liability due to the COVID-19 public health emergency


AN ACT 2 To enact R.S. 9:2800.24, relative to the limitation of liability; to provide for the limitation 3 of liability during the COVID-19 public health emergency; to provide for the liability 4 of certain property owners; to provide for the liability of certain private persons, 5 firms, and corporations; to provide for the liability of healthcare workers; to provide 6 an effective date; and to provide for related matters. 7

Bill Text

Bill Activity

  • Signed Signed by the Governor. Becomes Act No. 336.

  • Effective date: 06/13/2020.

  • Sent to the Governor for executive approval.

  • Enrolled and signed by the Speaker of the House.

  • Enrolled and signed by the Speaker of the House.

  • Signed by the President of the Senate.

  • Senate conference committee members appointed: Cloud, Peacock, and Fields.

  • Notice of Senate conferees appointed.

  • Notice House Conference Committee members appointed.

  • Conference Committee report received.

  • Conference Committee Report read, roll called, yeas 93, nays 0. The Conference Committee Report was adopted.

  • Conference Committee Report read; adopted by a vote of 36 yeas and 0 nays.

  • Notice House adopted the Conference Committee Report.

  • Notice of Senate adoption of Conference Committee Report.

  • Read by title, roll called, yeas 95, nays 0, Senate amendments rejected, conference committee appointment pending.

  • House conferees appointed: Pressly, Gregory Miller, and Villio.

  • Notice House rejected the Senate amendments.

  • Passed Rules suspended. Senate floor amendments read and adopted. Read by title, passed by a vote of 28 yeas and 7 nays, and ordered returned to the House. Motion to reconsider tabled.

  • Received from the Senate with amendments.

  • Scheduled for concurrence on 05/31/20.

  • Reported with amendments. Rules suspended. Committee amendments read and adopted. Read by title and referred to the Legislative Bureau.

  • Reported without Legislative Bureau amendments. Read by title and passed to third reading and final passage.

  • Received in the Senate; read by title Rules suspended. Read second time by title and referred to the Committee on Judiciary A.

  • Passed Read third time by title, amended, roll called on final passage, yeas 90, nays 0. Finally passed, title adopted, ordered to the Senate.

  • Scheduled for floor debate on 05/22/20.

  • Read by title, amended, ordered engrossed, passed to 3rd reading.

  • Reported with amendments (12-0-1).

  • Read by title, under the rules, referred to the Committee on Civil Law and Procedure.

  • Read by title. Lies over under the rules.

Hearings on this Bill

  • Meeting on May 27, 2020 of the Senate Committee on Judiciary A


No votes recorded on HB 826.