US HB6883 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 14-0)
Status: Introduced on May 15 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-05-15 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Protecting Protein Production and Consumer Access Act of 2020 This bill exempts meat processing facilities from liability for any act or omission relating to harm arising from exposure to, or infection by, the coronavirus (i.e., the virus that causes COVID-19) during the COVID-19 public health emergency. However, this prohibition does not apply with respect to acts or omissions that constitute willful or criminal misconduct, gross negligence, reckless misconduct, or conscious and flagrant indifference to the rights or safety of the individual harmed.

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Title

Protecting Protein Production and Consumer Access Act of 2020

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-05-15HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2020-05-15HouseIntroduced in House

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