21′ SB0474/HB0855 – Powers/Powers

Bill Description

During the existence of a state of emergency, a business entity may continue or resume its business if the business entity complies with safety precautions and guidelines issued by the governor, state department or agency, or a county or municipal governing body or agency acting in accordance with this chapter, or any executive order, proclamation, or rule issued pursuant to this chapter, to prevent a threat to the public caused by a pandemic, epidemic, or bioterrorism event, or the appearance of a novel or previously controlled or eradicated infectious agent or biological toxin.

TLRC Position

TLRC strongly supports this common-sense legislation.

TLRC Observed Process

The bill passed through both chambers with no dissent, only a few PNV’s: Senators present and not voting were: Akbari, Campbell, Yarbro — 3.

Vote Result: Passed

Score: +5

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