COVID-19 business liability bill reaches final House committee stop
Democrats wanted to modify what the courts are asking physicians to certify in liability cases.
A bill creating COVID-19 liability protections for businesses is one step away from going to a vote in the House.
The House Pandemics and Public Emergencies Committee voted 11-6, along party lines, Wednesday to advance that legislation (HB 7) to its third and final committee.
The bill, carried by Dover Republican Rep. Lawrence McClure, would shield Florida businesses, nonprofits, schools and religious institutions from frivolous COVID-19 related lawsuits. The bill’s retroactive… READ FULL ARTICLE