Summary: H.R.6601 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.6601. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (04/23/2020)

This bill requires a specific jury instruction in civil actions in federal court that include a claim alleging negligence arising from the transmission of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) and a request for damages. Specifically, a court must instruct the jury that negligence may not be found solely on the basis of holding oneself open for business.