AB 1759

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2019-2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly Feb 22, 2019
  • Passed Assembly May 29, 2019
  • Senate
  • Governor

Institutions of higher education: liability for COVID-19-related injuries.

Abstract

Under existing law, the segments of public higher education in this state consist of (1) the California Community Colleges, (2) the California State University, and each campus, branch, and function thereof, and (3) each campus, branch, and function of the University of California. Existing law establishes as a segment of higher education in this state the independent institutions of higher education, which are those nonpublic higher education institutions that grant undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees, or both, and that are formed as nonprofit corporations in this state and are accredited by an agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. Existing law provides that no monetary liability and no cause of action arise against specified entities for certain conduct, including, except for specified damages, a hospital for any action taken upon the recommendation of its medical staff, or against any other person or organization for any action taken, or restriction imposed, which is required to be reported, if that action or restriction is reported, as specified. This bill would exempt public and independent institutions of higher education, and their officers, employees, and governing bodies that meet specified conditions, from monetary liability and damages for injury relating to COVID-19 infection, illness, or death, as provided, with specified exceptions.

Bill Sponsors (1)

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Votes


Actions


Aug 17, 2020

Senate

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on JUD.

  • Amendment-Introduction
  • Reading-1
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
Com. on JUD.

Jul 02, 2020

Senate

Re-referred to Coms. on JUD. and APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
Coms. on JUD. and APPR.

Jun 30, 2020

Senate

Re-referred to Com. on RLS.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on RLS.

Senate

Withdrawn from committee.

Jun 29, 2020

Senate

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Amendment-Introduction
  • Reading-1
  • Amendment-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
  • Reading-2
Com. on HEALTH.

Jun 12, 2019

Senate

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on HEALTH.

May 30, 2019

Senate

In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.

May 29, 2019

Assembly

Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 78. Noes 0. Page 2105.)

May 20, 2019

Assembly

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

May 17, 2019

Assembly

Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading.

May 16, 2019

Assembly

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. (Ayes 18. Noes 0.) (May 16).

May 01, 2019

Assembly

In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Referral-Committee
APPR APPR. suspense file.

Apr 24, 2019

Assembly

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 15. Noes 0.) (April 23). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
Com. on APPR.

Assembly

Coauthors revised.

Apr 01, 2019

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on HEALTH.

Mar 28, 2019

Assembly

Referred to Com. on HEALTH.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on HEALTH.

Assembly

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on HEALTH. Read second time and amended.

Feb 25, 2019

Assembly

Read first time.

Feb 23, 2019

Assembly

From printer. May be heard in committee March 25.

Feb 22, 2019

Assembly

Introduced. To print.

Bill Text

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AB1759 HTML
02/22/19 - Introduced PDF
03/28/19 - Amended Assembly PDF
05/17/19 - Amended Assembly PDF
06/29/20 - Amended Senate PDF
08/17/20 - Amended Senate PDF

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