Legislators pass COVID-19 immunity bill

CHEYENNE — A bill concerning immunity and liability during a pandemic was approved to be sponsored by the Joint Judiciary Interim Committee in the upcoming legislative session.

The bill was brought up in light of the COVID-19 pandemic because insurance doesn’t always cover situations that emerge due to pandemics. The bill addressed immunity during pandemics for business owners and passed through the committee.

The bill would create immunity for “any person or entity who follows in good faith the instruction of the health officers, whether state or local,” Brian Fuller of the Legislative Servic...

 

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