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Bill Summaries: State Responses to the Coronavirus

Written by GovPredict on June 29, 2020

Every state is responding to the coronavirus outbreak and COVID-19 in different ways. To help you make sense of it all, we are providing brief summaries of the bills currently making their way through state legislatures (some already signed into law).

 

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State Bill Number + Name Summary
Alabama SB330 (Regular Session 2020) Coronovirus, immunity for certain entities from claims relating to contraction of or exposure to coronovirus This bill would provide civil immunity for business entities, health care providers, educational entities, churches, governmental entities, and cultural institutions operating in this state, as well as individuals associated with these entities, from certain damages claimed by individuals who allege that they contracted or were exposed to Coronavirus, during a declared state of emergency.
Alabama HB464 (Regular Session 2020) Federal tax credits or advance refunds resulting from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, excluded from Alabama income tax This bill would provide for an exclusion from Alabama income taxation for any federal tax credits or advance refunds resulting from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
Alabama SB342 (Regular Session 2020) Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, any credits, refunds or loan forgivneness received from, excluded from Alabama taxation This bill would provide for an exclusion from Alabama income taxation for any federal tax credits or advance refunds resulting from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
Alabama SB345 (Regular Session 2020) Department of Corrections, commissioner required to review inmate population and determine inmates at high risk of Covid-19. This bill would require the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections to review the inmate population and determine inmates that are at high risk for severe complications from COVID-19 and release certain inmates from physical custody to community supervision or home detention.
Alabama SB161 (Regular Session 2020) State agencies, supp. approp. Amends existing law governing appropriation and expenditure limits to exclude Coronavirus Relief Fund amounts provided by the Congress of the United States to the State of Alabama from the CARES Act
Alaska HB205 (31st Legislature) Approp: Operating Budget/loans/funds Appropriating funds for disaster relief agencies responding to the emergency.
Alaska HB310 (31st Legislature) Toll Rca/forecl./evict. Act For Covid-19 Disconnecting service is illegal, financing for utility companies to continue operations will be provided. Makes eviction and foreclosure illegal.
Alaska HB311 (31st Legislature) Extending Covid 19 Disaster Emergency Extends the duration of the emergency and provides additional powers/protections during the emergency for medical professionals combating the disease
Alaska HB312 (31st Legislature) Covid-19: Rca; Unemploy; Pub Assist; Loan Applies several emergency measures to extend beyond whenever the state emergency may end. The state will provide medical assistance, will not declare its borrowers in default and bans the disconnection of residential utilities, evictions and foreclosures.
Alaska SB241 (31st Legislature) Extending Covid 19 Disaster Emergency Relaxing constraints on telemedicine for COVID reasons in specific Additional powes for the governor (delaying elections, etc) and medical commissioner (removing legal impediments to the response effort at will), expedited licensing for businesses relevant to the virus response effort, delaying of continuing education requirements for professionals, extension of tax deadlines
Alaska SB241 (31st Legislature) Extending Covid 19 Disaster Emergency General emergency measures, including provisions for the delay of regular meetings and the extension of tax filing periods. Additionally allows the state government to declare a state of emergency and provides additional powers to the state government to respond to the Covid-19 emergency.
Alaska SB242 (31st Legislature) Covid-19: Rca; Unemploy; Pub Assist; Loan Applies several emergency measures to extend beyond whenever the state emergency may end. The state will provide medical assistance, will not declare its borrowers in default and bans the disconnection of residential utilities, evictions and foreclosures.
Alaska HB313 (31st Legislature) Ratifying Rpls/covid-19 Funding It is the purpose of this Act to approve the expenditure of federal receipts proposed by the governor and to ratify the approval of the RPLs identified under (a) of this section by the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee, in order to remove any uncertainty as to the status of the expenditures under the RPLs.
Alaska SB243 (31st Legislature) Ratifying Rpls/covid-19 Funding It is the purpose of this Act to approve the expenditure of federal receipts proposed by the governor and to ratify the approval of the RPLs identified under (a) of this section by the Legislative Budget and Audit Committee, in order to remove any uncertainty as to the status of the expenditures under the RPLs.
Arizona HB2904 (Fifty-fourth Legislature - Second Regular Session (2020)) Human services; budget reconciliation; 2020-2021 Provides aid to the needy, and to doctors who are working to help the disabled during the emergency.
Arizona HB2910 (Fifty-fourth Legislature - Second Regular Session (2020)) Public school closures; coronavirus disease. General emergency measures, including provisions for the delay of regular meetings and the extension of tax filing periods. Additionally allows the state government to declare a state of emergency and provides additional powers to the state government to respond to the Covid-19 emergency.
Arizona HB2912 (Fifty-fourth Legislature - Second Regular Session (2020)) COVID-19; civil liability; evidence; penalties A person who knowingly fails or refuses to obey any lawful order, rule or regulation that is required by an executive order that is related to a state of emergency declared by the governor and that relates to the COVID‑19 outbreak is subject to a civil penalty of not more than $100 if the person is provided notice of the violation and does not cure the violation within twenty-four hours after receiving the notice. A town and any political subdivision of this state that issues a license or permit to a person to conduct a business, profession or service in the issuing jurisdiction, including a church, religious institution or nonprofit organization, may not suspend or revoke the license or permit that is issued to the person based on an act committed by the person or involving the business, including a church, religious institution or nonprofit organization, that is directly prohibited or required by an executive order, including any extension of that order, that is related to a state of emergency declared by the governor and that is related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Arkansas HB1001 (92nd General Assembly (2020 Special)) An Act To Create The Covid-19 Rainy Day Fund; To Transfer Funds To The Covid-19 Rainy Day Fund; And To Declare An Emergency. Creates a "COVID-19 Rainy Day Fund" and assigns existing members of government to a committee to oversee/ manage fund transfer into and expenditures out of the fund. Also includes an official declaration of emergency.
Arkansas SB2 (92nd General Assembly (2020 Special)) An Act To Create The Covid-19 Rainy Day Fund; To Transfer Funds To The Covid-19 Rainy Day Fund; And To Declare An Emergency. Creates a "COVID-19 Rainy Day Fund" and assigns existing members of government to a committee to oversee/ manage fund transfer into and expenditures out of the fund. Also includes an official declaration of emergency.
Arkansas SB47 (92nd General Assembly (2020 Fiscal)) An Act For The Administrative Office Of The Courts Appropriation For The 2020-2021 Fiscal Year. Makes appropriations for personal servives and operating expenses for the administrative Office of the Courts for the fiscal year ending June 30th 2021
Arkansas HB1083 (92nd General Assembly (2020 Fiscal)) An Act For The Department Of Finance And Administration Appropriation For The 2020-2021 Fiscal Year. Illustrates appropriations to various departments for the fiscal year 2020-2021. States that if the Governor declares an emergency, public entities may assemble through various electronic means.
Arkansas HB1082 (92nd General Assembly (2020 Fiscal)) An Act For The Department Of Finance And Administration Illustrates appropriations to various departments for the fiscal year 2020-2021. States that if the Governor declares an emergency, public entities may assemble through various electronic means.
California SB1088 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Homelessness: domestic violence survivors. Requires cities and counties to allocate at least 12% of homelessness prevention funds to people at risk of domestic violence and domestic violence survivors. Included in this are those that are at risk of homelessness. Bill recognizes the potential for increased rate of domestic violence during the COVID-19 crisis.
California SB1276 (2019-2020 Regular Session) The Comprehensive Statewide Domestic Violence Program. Due to the cancellation of large funding sources for domestic violence prevention (fundraisers, small business donors), this bill requires state funding to match the federal funding for such prevention to make up for losses in this area.
California SB1322 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Remote Online Notarization Act. Authorizes a registered notary public to apply for registration with the Secretary of State to be a "remote online notary public" in the interest of serving the common good during the pandemic.
California SB939 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Emergencies: COVID-19: evictions. Makes it unlawful conduct evictions during the state of emergency and institutes penalties for violation.
California SB943 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Paid family leave: school closures: COVID-19. General emergency measures, including provisions for the delay of regular meetings and the extension of tax filing periods. Additionally allows the state government to declare a state of emergency and provides additional powers to the state government to respond to the Covid-19 emergency.
California AB828 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Temporary moratorium on foreclosures and unlawful detainer actions: coronavirus (COVID-19). This bill would prohibit a person from taking any action to foreclose on a residential real property while a state or locally declared state of emergency related to the COVID-19 virus is in effect and until 15 days after the state of emergency has ended, including, but not limited to, causing or conducting the sale of the real property or causing recordation of a notice of default
California SB915 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Mobilehome parks: emergency relief: coronavirus (COVID-19). Prohibits the management of a mobilehome park from terminating or attempting to terminate the tenancy of a resident who is impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and during a 120-day time period after the declared emergency order is lifted. The bill would also prohibit the management of a mobilehome park from issuing a 60-day notice of termination of tenancy during this timeframe.
California AB664 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Workers compensation: injury: communicable disease. Defines regulations for state and local employees (first responders) that would be eligible for disability or workers compensation should they contract COVID-19. Makes assumption that any of the aforementioned individuals contracted the disease in the line of duty.
California SB1159 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Workers’ compensation: COVID-19: critical workers. Defines regulations for employees that would be eligible for disability or workers compensation should they contract COVID-19. Makes assumption that any of the aforementioned individuals contracted the disease in the course of emplyment.
California AB1107 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Unemployment benefits: temporary additional benefits. Increases the amount of weekly benefits that eligible candidates would qualify for.
California AB860 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Elections: vote by mail ballots. Provides guidelines and supporting statistics in favor of approving vote by mail ballots.
California SB893 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Workers compensation: hospital employees. Amends current law to include respiratory diseases under the "injury" section of workers compensation.
California SB1163 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Elections: vote by mail ballots. Qualified member of the same household as a voter shall be eligible to return a voter’s vote by mail ballot in an effort to reduce the number of voters at a physical voting location.
California SB1410 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Rental assistance: COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Establishes the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program; a household would be eligible for rental assistance payments under the program if the household demonstrates an inability to pay all or any part of the household’s rent due between April 1 and October 31.
California AB2457 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Worker status: penalties and enforcement. This bill would prohibit an employer from being subject to a monetary fine or penalty for a violation of the certain provisions with respect to an applicant who has applied for unemployment benefits and has previously acted as an independent contractor during the past 5 years.
California AB2496 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Income taxes: credits: cleaning and sanitizing supplies: COVID-19. Proposes a credit against state taxes in an amount equal to the costs paid or incurred by the qualified taxpayer during the taxable year for the purchase of cleaning and sanitizing supplies used at business locations in the state to prevent the transmission of COVID-19
California AB3329 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Unemployment insurance compensation: COVID-19 pandemic: temporary benefits. Increases weekly benefit amount of unemployment insurance by $100 for certain individuals until the end of the declared state of emergency. Makes appropriation to the Unemployment fund.
California AB3224 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Local health department workforce assessment. Requires local health department to conduct an evaluation of the adequacy of the local health department infrastructure, and to make recommendations for future staffing, workforce needs, and resources.
California AB2464 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Project ECHO (registered trademark) Grant Program. Establishes Project ECHO to help develop expertise and tools to better serve the children and adolescents that they work with by addressing their mental health needs stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
California SB1447 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Mortgages and deeds of trust: foreclosure. This bill would revise the list of actions that define a foreclosure consultant to also include the act stopping or postponing a delinquency on a mortgage or deed of trust. The bill would also revise the statement of legislative findings and declarations regarding foreclosure consultants.
California AB3208 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Income tax: gross income: loan forgiveness. This bill, for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2020, would exclude from gross income, for state income tax purposes, any covered loan amount forgiven pursuant to the federal CARES Act.
California AB196 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Workers’ compensation: COVID-19: essential occupations and industries. Creates a conclusive presumption, that the contraction of COVID-19 arose out of and in the course of the employment, and would extend that presumption following termination of service for a period of 90 days, commencing with the last date actually worked.
California AB2095 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Public water systems: reduction of water charges: customers impacted by COVID-19. This bill would authorize a public water system to reduce the water charges imposed on a customer impacted by COVID-19 during the duration of the impact provided that the reduction does not increase the water charges imposed on another ratepayer.
California AB2707 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Local government finance: COVID-19 Credit Facility. This bill would require the Treasurer to establish the COVID-19 Credit Facility, to support cashflow borrowing by local governments, to better manage cashflow pressures created by the COVID-19 public health emergency.
California AB1839 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Economic, environmental, and social recovery: California COVID-19 Recovery Deal. Establishes the California COVID-19 Recovery Deal which would adopt a policy framework with principles and goals committed to accomplish specified economic, environmental, and social objectives and priorities as part of the state’s COVID-19 recovery spending.
California AB3228 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Private detention facilities. Proposes a working group focused on ensuring health, public safety, and humane standards in all detention facilities, particularly in the wake of health and safety concerns due to the rapid spread of COVID-19 in these facilities.
California AB2043 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Occupational safety and health: agricultural employers and employees: COVID-19 response. This bill would require the standards board, by February 1, 2021, to adopt occupational safety and health standards for COVID-19 infection prevention for agricultural employers and employees.
California AB2406 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Homeless Accountability and Prevention Act: rental registry online portal. Establishes the Homeless Accountability and Prevention Act, and provides an open source portal to local government, courts, nonprofit organizations, and residents of this state to submit and aggregate accurate rental data.
California AB3196 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Small business regulation: COVID-19 pandemic: employment: work hours: compensation. This bill would permit an individual nonexempt employee to work an employee-selected flexible work schedule, without any obligation on the part of the employer to pay an overtime rate of compensation, if the employee requests this schedule and the employer approves the request.
California SB795 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Economic development: housing: workforce development: climate change infrastructure. This bill would continuously appropriate the sum of $10B from the General Fund for expenditure over the 2020–21 fiscal year and each of the 4 following fiscal years. Of that amount, the bill would require the Controller to allocate for each of those fiscal years $1.8B among various housing programs administered by the Department of Housing and Community Development, the Homeless Housing, Assistance, and Prevention program, and for distribution by the California Workforce Development Board
California AB2293 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): research, education, and treatment. Makes amendments to the Broadening Research, Education, Awareness, Treatment, and Health (BREATHE) Act of 2020, to raise importance level to this act due to the severity of COVID-19 on those with COPD.
California AB2501 (2019-2020 Regular Session) COVID-19: homeowner, tenant, and consumer relief. The bill, with respect to residential mortgage loans, would authorize a borrower experiencing a financial hardship during the COVID-19 emergency or the 180 days thereafter, to seek forbearance from any mortgage obligation by submitting a request to the borrower’s mortgage servicer. The bill would require the mortgage servicer to provide the forbearance requested for 180 days and to extend that timeframe if the borrower affirms that they continue to experience hardship.
California AB2489 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Worker status: employees: independent contractors: health care providers: COVID-19. This bill would, during the timeframe in which a state of emergency is in effect due to COVID-19 and 90 days thereafter, prohibit the application of the ABC test for respiratory therapists and other medical personnel not otherwise covered by an existing exemption from the ABC test, and would instead require that the multifactor test set forth in the case of Borello apply.
California AB2537 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Personal protective equipment: health care employees. This bill would require public and private employers of workers who provide direct patient care in a hospital setting to supply those employees with the personal protective equipment necessary to comply with the regulations described.The bill would also require an employer to ensure that the employees use the personal protective equipment supplied to them.
California AB1842 (2019-2020 Regular Session) California Works and Recovery Act. This bill would allow a small business or a nonprofit organization impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, an earned income tax credit for each taxable year beginning on and after January 1, 2020, in an amount equal to 20% of the taxpayer’s annual revenue.
California SB1175 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Animals: prohibitions on importation and possession of wild animals: live animal markets. This bill would require the Department of Fish and Wildlife to immediately suspend any authorization to import a wild animal species into the state when the evidence suggests zoonotic transmission from this species, or a closely related species, could be responsible for a novel, readily transmissible human disease in order to protect the public health.
California SB1058 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Communications: Moore Universal Telephone Service Act and internet service providers. This bill would require the commission, in an existing or a new proceeding, to direct every internet service provider, to file an annual emergency operations plan containing certain information with the commission.
California SB912 (2019-2020 Regular Session) California Fostering Connections to Success Act. This bill would require a nonminor dependent who turns 21 years of age or who is no longer able to meet participation requirements during the period of a state of emergency proclaimed by the Governor to continue to receive support as a nonminor dependent until at least 6 months after the date that the state of emergency is terminated.
California AB2004 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Medical test results: verification credentials. This bill would authorize an issuer, including an issuer that is a public entity, of COVID-19 test results or other medical test results to use verifiable credentials, as defined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), for the purpose of providing test results to individuals.
California SB1110 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Health care workforce development: California Medicine Scholars Program. This bill would create the California Medicine Scholars Program, a 5-year pilot program commencing January 1, 2022 and would require the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development to establish and facilitate the pilot program.
California SB625 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Central Basin Municipal Water District: receivership. The bill would require the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) to act as the receiver for CBMWD, would vest WRD with all necessary powers under the Municipal Water District Law of 1911 to take control of CBMWD, and would transfer all powers vested in the board of directors of CBMWD to the board of directors of WRD, except as specified.
California SB999 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Mobilehome park residencies: rent control: exemption: COVID-19. Amends existing law relating to mobile home residencies to enact rent stabilization ordinances.
California AB398 (2019-2020 Regular Session) COVID-19 Local Government and School Recovery and Relief Act. This bill would, on and after January 1, 2021, but before January 1, 2026, impose a tax on a large business, defined as an entity that has more than 500 employees that perform any part of their duties within the state, at the rate of $275 per employee. The bill would require the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration to administer the tax and collect the tax pursuant to the Fee Collection Procedures Law.
California SB970 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Primary election date. The commission is required to conduct an open and transparent process enabling full public consideration of and comment on the drawing of district lines. That process includes holding public hearings both before and after releasing draft and final plans and providing adequate public comment periods after any plans are released.
Colorado HB1373 (2020 Regular Session) Use Of Tobacco Revenues Under Fiscal Emergency Expands the purposes for which tobacco tax revenues in the tobacco education programs fund and the prevention, early detection, and
treatment fund may be used to include any health-related purpose and to serve populations enrolled in the children's basic health plan and the Colorado medical assistance program.
Colorado HB1361 (2020 Regular Session) Reduce The Adult Dental Benefit The bill reduces the adult dental benefit so that it does not exceed $1,000 per year for a participant.The bill requires $331,462 to be appropriated from the healthcare affordability and sustainability fee cash fund to offset general fund expenditures for the state medical assistance program.
Colorado SB205 (2020 Regular Session) Sick Leave For Employees The bill creates the "Healthy Families and Workplaces Act" (act), which requires employers to provide paid sick leave to employees under
various circumstances.
Colorado HB1385 (2020 Regular Session) Use Of Increased Medicaid Match If a provider or a school district submits a certification of public expenditure pursuant to federal law, the provider, or school district shall receive federal matching funds in the amount of 50% of the amount certified, and any federal financial participation in excess of 50% of the amount certified must be transferred to the general fund for the medical assistance program.
Colorado HB1418 (2020 Regular Session) Public School Finance Increases the statewide base per pupil funding for the 2020-21 budget year by $132.08 to account for inflation of1.9% for a new statewide base per pupil funding of $7,083.61.
Colorado HB1413 (2020 Regular Session) Small Business Recovery Loan Program Premium Tax Credits The bill authorizes the state treasurer to enter into a contract or contracts to establish a small business recovery loan program. The purpose of the loan program is to assist the state's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic by leveraging private investment for loans to Colorado small businesses recovering from the COVID-19 crisis.
Colorado SB211 (2020 Regular Session) Limitations On Extraordinary Collection Actions The bill establishes a 180-day prohibition on any new extraordinary debt collection actions from the effective date of the bill.
Colorado HB1417 (2020 Regular Session) Care Subfund In The General Fund The bill codifies the care subfund in the general fund and reiterates the requirement that the money in the subfund can only be used as permitted under the CARES Act.
Colorado HB1410 (2020 Regular Session) COVID-19-related Housing Assistance Appropriate $19.6M to the housing development grant fund administered by the division of housing in the department of local affairs, for the purpose of providing housing assistance, including rental assistance, mortgage assistance, and guidance on other housing assistance, to households facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Colorado HB1412 (2020 Regular Session) COVID-19 Utility Bill Payment-related Assistance The bill allocates $10 million from the care subfund in the general fund to the energy outreach Colorado low-income energy assistance fund administered by the Colorado energy office for use by energy outreach Colorado on or before December 30, 2020, to provide direct utility bill payment assistance to households facing economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
District of Columbia B23-0718 (23rd Council) Covid-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act Of 2020 All requirements around meetings are waived, and the government will take reasonable steps to facilitate remote listening to meetings that continue to take place. No stockpiling of goods or price gouging. Enables doctors to prescribe refills before the current prescription's expiration date. Gives authority to the 'commissioner' to issue emergency rulemakings, orders, and bulletins to ensure that the insurance and banking industries continue to function. Forbids power and water companies to shut off power due to non-payment. Hotel property and sales taxes abated until July 20, 2020. Public health emergency grant program to offer grant relief to smalll businesses that demonstrate that they have been negatively impacted by the virus. The grant funds can be used to cover wages and benefits, operating costs (including tax and debt service), and US small business administration loan payments. Restaurants can now register more easily to be able to deliver food. Corporations get a biennial report filing extension to June 1, 2020. Offers unemployment insurance to those impacted (both permanently and temporarily) and waives the work-search requirement. Late fees are waived The mayor gets additional authority to move government employees around, add or subtract shifts, hire new employees at will, deny leave, and enforce telework restrictions. All licenses, registrations, and other government deadlines are waived until 45 days after the emergency is declared over.
District of Columbia B23-0726 (23rd Council) Fiscal Year 2020 General Obligation Notes Emergency Act Of 2020 Proposal that would authorize General Obligations (GO) notes for the purpose of continued governmental function. The proposal also notes that the amount requested would not exceed $300M.
District of Columbia B23-0727 (23rd Council) Fiscal Year 2020 General Obligation Notes Temporary Act Of 2020 Proposal that would authorize General Obligations (GO) notes for the purpose of continued governmental function. The proposal also notes that the amount requested would not exceed $300M.
District of Columbia B23-0728 (23rd Council) Fiscal Year 2020 General Obligation Notes Act Of 2020 Proposal that would authorize General Obligations (GO) notes for the purpose of continued governmental function. The proposal also notes that the amount requested would not exceed $300M.
District of Columbia B23-0734 (23rd Council) Covid-19 Response Supplemental Temporary Amendment Act Of 2020 Grants employees certain benefits as it pertains to unemployment insurance. Grants the mayor additional powers to address critical needs of the resident of DC. Allows residents that can prove financial hardship a 90 day deferrment of payments on commercial and residential mortgages.
District of Columbia B23-0733 (23rd Council) Covid-19 Response Supplemental Emergency Amendment Act Of 2020 Establishes the COVID-19 Response Supplemental Emergency Amendment, which amends reuirements under which applicants qualify for unemployment insurance.
District of Columbia B23-0735 (23rd Council) Mortgage Relief Emergency Amendment Act Of 2020 Establishes the Mortgage Relief Emergency Amendment Act of 2020, and guidelines that commercial and residential landlords and tenants must follow.
District of Columbia B23-0750 (23rd Council) Coronavirus Omnibus Emergency Amendment Act Of 2020 No licensed insurer may deny a claim for loss of use and occupancy, loss of business income, or business interruption due to losses arising from actions an insured takes in response to a Mayor’s Order issued during a Public Health Emergency. The coverage required by this bill shall indemnify the insured, subject to the limits under the policy, for any covered loss of business income, loss of business, or business interruption for the duration of the Public Health Emergency in an amount of to 50% of the losses.
District of Columbia B23-0751 (23rd Council) Coronavirus Omnibus Temporary Amendment Act Of 2020 Every commercial policy of insurance issued by a licensed insurer and in force in the District on or as of March 25, 2020 that includes coverage for loss of business income, loss of use and occupancy, or business interruption, shall be construed to provide coverage for claims directly or indirectly resulting from a public health emergency
District of Columbia B23-0749 (23rd Council) Collective Bargaining Agreement Between The University Of The District Of Columbia And The University Of The District Of Columbia Faculty Association/ National Educational Association, Emergency Act Of 2020 Council approves the negotiated compensation matters in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University of the District of Columbia and University of the District of Columbia Faculty Association
District of Columbia B23-0759 (23rd Council) Coronavirus Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 During the COVID-19 public health emergency, an employee shall be entitled to family and medical leave if the employee is unable to work under certain conditions.
District of Columbia B23-0757 (23rd Council) Coronavirus Support Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 During the COVID-19 public health emergency, an employee shall be entitled to family and medical leave if the employee is unable to work under certain conditions.
District of Columbia B23-0758 (23rd Council) Coronavirus Support Temporary Amendment Act of 2020 During the COVID-19 public health emergency, an employee shall be entitled to family and medical leave if the employee is unable to work under certain conditions.
District of Columbia B23-0763 (23rd Council) Fiscal Year 2020 Revised Local Budget Emergency Act of 2020 Fiscal Year 2020 Revised Local Budget Temporary Act of 2020; rescinds funding from various departments and commissions in order to allocate funds elsewhere.
District of Columbia B23-0764 (23rd Council) Fiscal Year 2020 Revised Local Budget Temporary Act of 2020 Fiscal Year 2020 Revised Local Budget Temporary Act of 2020; rescinds funding from various departments and commissions in order to allocate funds elsewhere.
Hawaii SB2469 (2020 Regular Session) Relating To Human Services. Adds COVID-19 testing to the list of services provided by the Department of Human Services to the homeless population of Hawaii.
Hawaii SB3139 (2020 Regular Session) Relating To The State Budget. Proposes making appropriations to the emergency and budget reserve funds from the rental housing revolving fund.
Hawaii HB1631 (2020 Regular Session) Relating To State Bonds. The Federal Reserve has authorized the establishment and operation of the Municipal Liquidity Facility to help facilitate access to credit and liquidity in order for state, city, and county governments to better manage periods of dislocation related to the COVID-19, pandemic.
Illinois HB5779 (101st General Assembly) COVID-19-RENTAL ASSISTANCE Creates the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program Act. Establishes the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program to be administered by the Executive Director of the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA).
Illinois SB3988 (101st General Assembly) MIN WAGE DELAY IMPLEMENTATION Amends the Minimum Wage Law. Provides that the increase in the minimum wage scheduled for July 1, 2020 is delayed until January 1, 2021. Provides that the subsequently scheduled annual increases in the minimum wage are delayed by one year culminating in a minimum wage of $15 per hour in 2026 rather than 2025.
Illinois HB5781 (101st General Assembly) IEMA-LIC REVOCATION PROHIBITED Amends the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act. Provides that no occupational or professional license issued by any State agency to a business or person may be revoked or suspended based upon a failure to comply with an executive order related to the COVID-19 Pandemic, unless a court order has been obtained to allow such license revocation or suspension.
Illinois SB3989 (101st General Assembly) COVID-19 IMMUNITY ACT Creates the COVID-19 Immunity Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law, any individual, business, or unit of local government shall not be liable for any civil damages for any acts or omissions that result in the transmission of COVID-19, other than damages occasioned by willful and wanton misconduct by the individual, business, or unit of local government.
Illinois HB5784 (101st General Assembly) HOSPITALS-DEMOGRAPHIC DATA Amends the University of Illinois Hospital Act and the Hospital Licensing Act. Requires hospitals organized or licensed under the Acts to report to the Department of Public Health the demographic data of individuals who have symptoms of COVID-19 and are released from, not admitted to, the hospital.
Illinois SB3986 (101st General Assembly) COVID-19 UNEMP BENEFIT CHARGE Amends the Unemployment Insurance Act. Provides that no employer shall be chargeable for any benefit charges or amounts due in lieu of contributions that result from the payment of benefits to any individual for any weeks of unemployment, which unemployment is directly or indirectly attributable to COVID-19, and only to the extent that the employer can show that the individual's unemployment for each such week was directly or indirectly attributable to COVID-19.
Illinois SB3993 (101st General Assembly) SAFE PROTOCOLS-DISASTER Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public Health to establish safe place of business protocols on or before May 30, 2020 to regulate businesses that reopen following the expiration of the specified executive orders or disaster proclamations. Sets forth requirements for the protocols.
Illinois SB3992 (101st General Assembly) INC TX-EMPLOYMENT Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit for employers who hire residents of the State to work in the fields of technology, health care, or manufacturing if those residents were unemployed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois HB5787 (101st General Assembly) COVID-19 DEATH BENEFIT Amends the Court of Claims Act. Creates the COVID-19 Family Assistance Program. Provides for the Court of Claims to administer a program for the payment of $50,000 to families of persons who die because of COVID-19. Authorizes the Court of Claims to issue rules necessary for the administration of the Program. Requires annual reports to the Governor and General Assembly. Amends the Line of Duty Compensation Act. Creates a benefit of $100,000 for health care workers who die as a result of COVID-19.
Illinois HB5788 (101st General Assembly) ESSENTIAL SUPPLY EXEMPTION Provides that priority in the use of industrial development bonds issued by the Illinois Finance Authority shall be given to small businesses that manufacture medical provisions, process food, or produce goods and services identified under a disaster proclamation or executive order issued by the Governor.
Illinois HB0357 (101st General Assembly) PROCURE DOMESTIC PRODUCTS It is the purpose of this Act to make changes in State programs that are necessary to implement the State budget for Fiscal Year 2021. Such changes include emergency rulemaking and the Local Coronavirus Urgent Remediation Emergency (or Local CURE) Support Program.
Illinois SB0685 (101st General Assembly) PROP TAX-COVID-19-VARIOUS Beginning with taxable year 2007, an annual homestead exemption is granted to persons with disabilities in the amount of $2,000, under certain conditions, to be deducted from the property's value as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue.
Illinois SB2099 (101st General Assembly) CURE BORROWING ACT Coronavirus Urgent Remediation Emergency Borrowing Act or the CURE Borrowing Act. The purpose of this Act is to revise the laws authorizing the State to borrow money and incur state debt so that the State will have needed flexibility in times of emergency, can borrow with enhanced efficiency in urgent circumstances, and can effectively utilize new borrowing programs and facilities offered by the United States Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve Bank, all while maintaining stringent standards for accountability and transparency.
Illinois SB0264 (101st General Assembly) $APPROP/REAPPROP/SUPPLEMENTAL The sum of $200,000,000, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is appropriated from the Public Health Services Fund to the Department of Public Health for costs and administrative expenses associated with Contact Tracing and Testing in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, including areas disproportionately affected by the pandemic.
Illinois HR0859 (101st General Assembly) RESTORE ILLINOIS-LEGISLATURE The Restore Illinois plan promulgated by the Governor of Illinois that is in effect as of May 23, 2020 should be re-drafted as legislative language and submitted to the Illinois General Assembly for discussion, debate, and legal enactment as statutory law.
Illinois HB2096 (101st General Assembly) PARK DIST-PETROLEUM CONTRACTS A township board may postpone the annual meeting if circumstances related to the disaster declaration prevent a township from holding its annual meeting.
Illinois SB1864 (101st General Assembly) HEALTH CARE AFFORD/INFO/KIDNEY Health Care Affordability Act. The Department of Healthcare and Family Services, in consultation with the Department of Insurance, shall oversee a feasibility study to explore options to make health insurance more affordable for low-income and middle-income residents.
Illinois SB1863 (101st General Assembly) FOIA/ELECTIONS-CYBERSECURITY To provide for the expeditious and timely implementation of Article 2B of the Election Code, emergency rules implementing Article 2B of the Election Code may be adopted in accordance with Section 5-45 by the State Board of Elections.
Illinois SB2135 (101st General Assembly) GOVT EMERGENCY ADMINISTRATION The purpose of this Act is to provide government with the tools that it needs to continue to serve the People of the State of Illinois and to better respond to the statewide public health emergency caused by the outbreak of COVID-19.
Illinois SB0471 (101st General Assembly) COVID-19/HORSE RACING/BATTERY Upon the occurrence of circumstances, directly or indirectly attributable to COVID-19, occurring on or after March 9, 2020 and on or before December 31, 2020 which would hinder the physical recovery from an injury of an eligible employee within the one-year period as required under subsection (b), the eligible employee shall be entitled to an extension of no longer than 60 days by which he or she shall continue to be paid by the employing public entity.
Illinois SB1569 (101st General Assembly) EDUCATION-VARIOUS Provides an avenue for waivers from the administration of assessments from the U.S. Department of Education in regards to individualized educational program assessments.
Illinois HR0842 (101st General Assembly) INDIANA REOPENING PLAN We urge Governor Pritzker and the Illinois General Assembly to adopt a reopening plan similar to that of Indiana.
Illinois HR0852 (101st General Assembly) OPIOIDS-COVID-19-NALOXONE The IDPH, the IDHS, and all other relevant agencies and boards are urged to propose changes to prescription rules to include co-prescription of opioid antagonists such as naloxone to high risk groups as defined by current CDC guidelines to increase access to naloxone.
Illinois HR0849 (101st General Assembly) DENY AID FOR COVID ENFORCEMENT General Assembly should take whatever steps necessary to deny any federal or State financial assistance to all municipalities, counties, or other local governments in the State that have deprived its citizens of their constitutional rights through the enforcement of the unconstitutional orders and actions of the Governor during this crisis.
Illinois HB2455 (101st General Assembly) SECURE CHOICE SAVINGS OPTIONS Establishes The Illinois Works Review Panel, and sets guidelines for members of the panel, and meeting requirements.
Illinois SB2541 (101st General Assembly) MEDICAL ASSISTANCE-VARIOUS Amends the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act, and repeals portions of The Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
Illinois HB5796 (101st General Assembly) FAIR BUSINESS TREATMENT Amends the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act by creating the Fair Business Treatment Law. Provides that if the Governor issues a proclamation declaring a disaster under the Act or an executive order relating to the same disaster for which the proclamation was issued, and the proclamation or executive order includes one or more restrictions upon the retail sale of goods or services within Illinois, the restriction must be enforced so as not to favor any one industry classification of persons engaged in the business of selling tangible personal property at retail over any other industry classification of such persons.
Illinois HR0860 (101st General Assembly) IDES-UNEMPLOYMENT-AUDIT The Auditor General is directed to conduct an audit of the Illinois Department of Employment Security and the unemployment benefits application system.
Illinois HR0861 (101st General Assembly) ECONOMIC VITALITY PLAN Urge the Illinois General Assembly and the United States Congress to explore a new, domestic investment plan to promote economic growth and recovery in targeted African American communities.
Kansas HB2154 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Senate Substitute for HB 2154 by Committee on Commerce - Amending employment security law with respect to benefit eligibility. An unemployed individual shall be eligible to receive benefits with respect to any week only if the secretary, or a person or persons designated by the secretary, finds that the claimant has registered for work at and thereafter continued to report at an employment office in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the secretary.
Kansas HB2244 (2019-2020 Regular Session) Senate Substitute for HB 2447 by Committee on Judiciary - Enacting the COVID-19 response and reopening for business liability protection act. Establishes the COVID-19 response and reopening for business liability protection act. A healthcare provider is immune from civil liability for damages, administrative fines or penalties for acts, omissions, healthcare decisions or the rendering of or the failure to render healthcare services, including services that are altered, delayed or withheld, as a direct response to any state of disaster emergency declared.
Kentucky HB351 (2020 Regular Session) AN ACT relating to governmental operations and declaring an emergency. Raises tax on all tobacco products, and grants the Department of Agriculture additional powers. The only mention of COVID-19 is the final paragraph declaring that a state of emergency exists.
Kentucky HB352 (2020 Regular Session) AN ACT relating to appropriations measures providing funding and establishing conditions for the operations, maintenance, support, and functioning of the government of the Commonwealth of Kentucky Grants money to fund the Kentucky Poison Control Center as a COVID-19 Hotline. It also declares that any federal funds received for the same purpose will be used before state funds. Federal funds shall not be used to establish new programs unless those programs can be funded with current appropriations once the federal funds have been expended.
Kentucky SB150 (2020 Regular Session) AN ACT relating to the state of emergency in response to COVID-19 and declaring an emergency. General emergency measures, including provisions for the delay of regular meetings and the extension of tax filing periods. Additionally allows the state government to declare a state of emergency and provides additional powers to the state government to respond to the Covid-19 emergency.
Kentucky SB177 (2020 Regular Session) AN ACT relating to education and declaring an emergency. Schools can plan extra student days at the end of the year, or hours to the day, to make up for lost time now, including using virtual classrooms. Guaranteed leave for full/part time school employees. Relaxing requirements on delivering documents in person.
Kentucky SB177 (2020 Regular Session) AN ACT relating to education and declaring an emergency. General emergency measures, including provisions for the delay of regular meetings and the extension of tax filing periods. Additionally allows the state government to declare a state of emergency and provides additional powers to the state government to respond to the Covid-19 emergency.
Kentucky HB387 (2020 Regular Session) AN ACT relating to the rural hospital operations and facilities revolving loan fund, making an appropriation therefor, and declaring an emergency. Makes available a loan fund to rural hospitals, and determines stipulations surrounding which hospitals will be eligible, and the terms of the loan.
Louisiana HB774 (2020 Regular Session) Provides with respect to post-emergency procurement Any purchase relative to public procurement must be made to a Louisiana vendor. If a Louisiana vendor is unable to provide the goods or materials, an option may be sought out of state, providing the chief procurement officer approves.
Louisiana HB805 (2020 Regular Session) Provides for the suspension of prescription Prevents injustice or undue hardship to those individuals that were unable to access courts in a timely manner, including submission of documents, and pleadings.
Louisiana HB826 (2020 Regular Session) Provides relative to the limitations of liability due to the COVID-19 public health emergency Protects any individual or organization that offers shelter to those in need during the COVID-19 crisis from liability, should an incident occur on their property.
Louisiana HB846 (2020 Regular Session) Provides relative to the Competitive Projects Payroll Incentive Program Allows qualified business to enter into the Competitive Payroll Incentinve Program. Qualified businesses include those involved in cybersecurity, medical device production, or equipment for treatment of COVID patients.
Louisiana HB851 (2020 Regular Session) Provides for the use of federal funds for workforce training Allows reappropriation of federal funds for use in the Workforce Training Rapid Response Fund
Louisiana HB856 (2020 Regular Session) Provides relative to limitations of liability in response to the COVID-19 state of emergency Protects organizations that manufacture, deliver, or prepare food from liability except in the case of negligence.
Louisiana HB858 (2020 Regular Session) Provides relative to business interruption claims due to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic Requires all active insurance policies to include loss of use, loss of occupancy, and business interruption due to COVID-19 to be covered under said policies.
Louisiana HB862 (2020 Regular Session) Provides for the COVID-19 Business Recovery and Growth Program Creates the COVID-19 Business Recovery and Growth Program to work in conjunction with the Department of Economic Development to provide loans, financial assistance, incentives, and investment options to qualified applicants.
Louisiana SB445 (2020 Regular Session) Provides relative to limitation of civil liability for medical personnel and healthcare providers during public health emergency. (gov sig) Allows protection for medical professionals against being held civilly liable during an attempt to provide care during the COVID-19 crisis.
Louisiana SB449 (2020 Regular Session) Requires reporting of contagious or infectious diseases to first responders. (gov sig) Local Public Health Authority must report cases of contagious or infectious diseases to first responders or their employers.
Louisiana SB450 (2020 Regular Session) Exempts from seizure payments received under federal law COVID-19 relief. (gov sig) Income and property may not be seized from debtor under any circumstances unless specific conditions are met.
Louisiana SB469 (2020 Regular Session) Provides relative to professional and occupational licensing boards and commissions during declared emergencies. (gov sig) Professional or Occupational Licensing Boards may not take punitive or disciplinary action against a licensee solely for late payment of a fee, late submissions of documentation, or failure to meet a deadline.
Louisiana SB475 (2020 Regular Session) Provides relative to workers' compensation claims filed by essential workers in the workplace. (gov sig) Any essential worker that contracts COVID-19 during the course of their employment shall receive workers compensation similar to if they had been injured during the course of their employment.
Louisiana SB477 (2020 Regular Session) Provides relative to business interruption insurance. (gov sig) Requires all active insurance policies to include loss of use, loss of occupancy, and business interruption due to COVID-19 to be covered under said policies.
Louisiana SB481 (2020 Regular Session) Provides relative to students impacted due to the COVID-19 public health emergency. (gov sig) Suspends state required assessments, attendance accountability system, teacher evaluations, teacher minimum days worked for the entirety of the 2019-2020 school year. The legislature also prevents organizations from witholding or withdrawing scholarships from students for failing to meet aforementioned criteria.
Louisiana SB495 (2020 Regular Session) Creates the Business Compensation Fund. (gov sig) Establishes the Business Compensation Fund to resolve disputes, provide coverage for losses, and expedite insurance claims brought on by COVID-19
Louisiana SB499 (2020 Regular Session) Provides relative to the regulation of business entities during a public health emergency. (gov sig) Grants additional powers to the secretary of state during the coronavirus emergency. Allows the secretary additional powers to respond the emergency by suspending or delaying regular business functions.
Louisiana SB500 (2020 Regular Session) Provides relative to state agencies during a declared emergency. (gov sig) Provides authority to the secretary of the given department to suspend or delay any deadline associated with any statute.
Louisiana SB506 (2020 Regular Session) Requires property insurance policies insuring commercial and residential buildings to cover cost of disinfecting fumigation. (gov sig) Insurance for commercial or residential buildings will cover the cost of disinfecting fumigation should one resident or worker test positive for COVID-19.
Louisiana SB511 (2020 Regular Session) Suspends certain legal requirements as a result of emergency health measures relative to the COVID-19. (gov sig) Provides and avenue for an extension of legal proceedings.
Louisiana HB870 (2020 Regular Session) Provides relative to qualifications for Taylor Opportunity Program for Students scholarships Amends the Taylor Opportunity Program to account not just for displacement from natural disasters, but also general emergencies.
Louisiana SB491 (2020 Regular Session) Limits liability of persons who provide relief or recovery equipment or services during a declared state emergency. (gov sig) Limits liability of persons who manufacture, distribute, or donate relief or recovery equipment or services during a declared state emergency.
Louisiana SB508 (2020 Regular Session) Limits liability for restaurants that provide food-to-go during the COVID-19 public health emergency. (gov sig) No owner, operator, employee, contractor, or agent of a restaurant shall have civil liability for injury or death due to coronavirus infection transmitted through the preparation and serving of food and beverage products by the restaurant during the COVID-19 public health emergency, so long as the restaurant is following CDC guidelines.
Louisiana SB489 (2020 Regular Session) Provides relative to limitation of liability of governmental entities which require its employees to work during a declared state of emergency. (gov sig) A governmental entity shall not have civil liability for injury or death due to COVID-19 infection transmitted through an alleged exposure occurring on its premises or through the services provided by the governmental entity during the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Louisiana SB435 (2020 Regular Session) Provides relative to certain immunity from civil liability during state of emergencies. (gov sig) No person or entity, including any local or state governmental entity, shall be liable for damages or personal injury resulting from or related to exposure to COVID-19 in the course of business services or while engaged in the performance of such person or entity's duties, provided that the person or entity was relying on and generally followed applicable government standards and guidance related to COVID-19 exposure.
Louisiana HB469 (2020 Regular Session) Provides for changes in the expenditure limit calculation (EG SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note) No funds received by the state of Louisiana from the federal government related to the COVID-19 crisis shall be included in the calculation of the state general fund and dedicated funds applicable to the expenditure limit.
Louisiana SB472 (2020 Regular Session) Provides for the execution of electronic notarial acts. (8/1/20) Dictates that any notarial acts performed via teleconference, in accordance with law, shall stand up in a court of law, and shall have the same force and effect as if all persons, witnesses, and the notary public had been in the physical presence of each other.
Louisiana HB798 (2020 Regular Session) Authorizes public bodies to allow members to participate and vote electronically during certain states of emergency subject to certain conditions Authorizes public bodies to allow members to participate and vote electronically during certain states of emergency subject to certain conditions.
Louisiana HB122 (2020 Regular Session) Provides for the ratification of certain executive orders relative to notarial acts Dictates that any notarial acts performed via teleconference, in accordance with law, shall stand up in a court of law, and shall have the same force and effect as if all persons, witnesses, and the notary public had been in the physical presence of each other.
Louisiana SB299 (2020 Regular Session) Prohibits insurers from using certain criteria for rate setting. (8/1/20) The use of certain criteria by automobile insurers in determining rates amounts to discriminatory taxation of certain classes of people. The provisions of this Act eliminate the blue collar worker tax imposed by automobile insurers.
Louisiana SB466 (2020 Regular Session) Provides for teleconferencing of public bodies under certain circumstances. (gov sig) (EG INCREASE GF EX See Note) A member shall be counted for quorum purposes for the Senate or the House of Representatives to transact business and for quorum purposes for a committee to transact business if the member participates remotely by telephone, teleconference, or other electronic means.
Louisiana HB717 (2020 Regular Session) Makes appropriations for the expenses of the legislature for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 To appropriate funds for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 to defray the expenses of the Louisiana Legislature, including the expenses of the House of Representatives and the Senate, of legislative service agencies, and of the Louisiana State Law Institute.
Louisiana Appropriates funds for the expenses of the judiciary for Fiscal Year 2020-2021 To appropriate funds to defray the expenses of the Louisiana Judiciary, including the Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal, District Courts, Criminal District Court of Orleans Parish, and other courts; to provide for an effective date; and to provide for related matters.
Louisiana HB307 (2020 Regular Session) Makes supplemental appropriations for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 To appropriate funds and to make certain reductions from certain sources to be allocated to designated agencies and purposes in specific amounts for the making of supplemental appropriations and reductions for said agencies and purposes for Fiscal Year 2019-2020.
Louisiana HR30 (2020 Regular Session) Urges and requests the Division of Administration, office of community development, to disburse federal funds for project applications in round one of the Watershed Projects Grant Program to aid economic recovery from COVID-19 pandemic To urge and request that the Louisiana Division of Administration, office of community development, immediately disburse federal funds for project applications in round one of the Watershed Projects Grant Program to aid in Louisiana's economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Louisiana HR52 (2020 Regular Session) Requests that the Board of Supervisors of Community and Technical Colleges and Board of Regents study and report relative to changes needed for community and technical colleges in response to COVID-19 House of Representatives of the Legislature of Louisiana does hereby urge and request Board of Supervisors of Community and Technical Colleges and the Board of Regents to study and make recommendations relative to any academic, operational, structural, or technological changes that should be considered for the institutions of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System in response to COVID-19.
Louisiana HR45 (2020 Regular Session) Directs state agencies and licensing boards to suspend the imposition of sanctions against licensees and permittees for a violation of COVID-19 executive orders House of Representatives of the Legislature of Louisiana does herebyauthorize and direct state agencies and licensing boards to suspend the imposition of any adverse sanctions against any licensee or permittee engaged in business with the public for any violation of any stay-at-home order.
Massachusetts H4572 (191st General Court) To address challenges in town governance resulting from COVID-19 General emergency measures, including provisions for the delay of regular meetings and the extension of tax filing periods. Additionally allows the state government to declare a state of emergency and provides additional powers to the state government to respond to the Covid-19 emergency.
Massachusetts H4580 (191st General Court) Addressing challenges in municipal governance resulting from COVID-19 Waives restrictions on relief workers and provides addtiional powers to the government in responding to the emergency.
Massachusetts H4586 (191st General Court) To further address challenges faced by municipalities, school districts and state authorities resulting from COVID-19 Allows regional school districts to suspend votes on their 2021 budget. Allows municipalities to be more lenient in tax collection. Modifies local permitting process.
Massachusetts H4593 (191st General Court) TO FACILITATE THE DELAY OF THE INCOME TAX FILING DEADLINE Gives the state the authority to borrow additional funds as it deems necessary to respond to the coronavirus emergency.
Massachusetts H4598 (191st General Court) To address challenges faced by municipalities and state authorities resulting from COVID-19 General emergency measures, including provisions for the delay of regular meetings and the extension of tax filing periods. Additionally allows the state government to declare a state of emergency and provides additional powers to the state government to respond to the Covid-19 emergency.
Massachusetts H4611 (191st General Court) Relative to emergency hazard health duty First responders that come in contact with COVID-19, and are required to quarantine, will be considered "on duty" with pay during said quarantine.
Massachusetts H4612 (191st General Court) Similar Bills Public corporations may only hold shareholder meetings via teleconference for 60 days after the state of emergency is declared over. If a municipal office is closed on the due date of a tax payment, an abatement or exemption application may be submitted. Allows the Director of accounts of the Department of Revenue discretion at disbursing undesignated fund balances.
Massachusetts H4615 (191st General Court) Providing for a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 Emergency Landlords may not evict or foreclose on a property, unless an "emergency cause for eviction action" exists, that puts the general public at health risk. This condition exists for a period of thirty days after termination of the state of emergency. If a tenant can provide documentation of financial hardship due to COVID-19, landlords may not impose a late fee or penalty.
Massachusetts H4616 (191st General Court) To further address challenges faced by municipalities, school districts and state authorities resulting from COVID-19 Extends various deadlines to later in the year to account for the severity of the COVID-19 crisis. Softens requirements for various documentation that requires person to person contact, such as notarization and inspections. Allows for self-certification where feasible.
Massachusetts H4617 (191st General Court) Similar Bills Municipal moderators may recess and/or continue a town meeting previously called, to an alternate date or time. The recess may not exceed thirty days.
Massachusetts H4622 (191st General Court) To provide short-term relief for families in deep poverty Provides a one time benefit to families based on family size. Eligible candidates will be predetermined based on previous bills.
Massachusetts H4624 (191st General Court) Providing for a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures during the COVID19 Emergency Organazations may not attempt any non-essential eviction actions due to non-payment. This applies to any resident suffering a financial impact from the fallout of COVID-19.
Massachusetts H4625 (191st General Court) Relative to COVID-19 emergency unemployment insurance expansion Makes amendments for additional employers and employees to be eligible for unemployment services; including freelance and tipped employees.
Massachusetts H4626 (191st General Court) Establishing emergency funding for homeless services Provides additional funding for state and private shelters for families and individuals, beyond their normal operating capacity.
Massachusetts H4627 (191st General Court) Providing certain state employees sick leave for COVID-19 related absences Any state employee that requires sick leave due to COVID-19 shall be paid for the full time, regardless of time earned.
Massachusetts S2608 (191st General Court) Granting authority to postpone 2020 municipal elections in the commonwealth and increase voting options in response to the declaration of emergency to respond to COVID-19 Postpones elections and adds additional voting options
Massachusetts S2618 (191st General Court) Providing additional support to those affected by the novel coronavirus through the unemployment insurance system Allows employers an increased number of unemployment insurance claims without penalty. In addition, it allows employers to use federal funding to fund existing claims prior to the business account being charged.
Massachusetts S2619 (191st General Court) Similar Bills Creates the position of moderator on local councils who can serve to govern issues from town meetings. If no moderator has been appointed, the same function can be performed by a committee of selectmen.
Massachusetts S2621 (191st General Court) Providing temporary protections for renters and homeowners during the COVID-19 emergency Organazations may not attempt any non-essential eviction actions due to non-payment. This applies to any resident suffering a financial impact from the fallout of COVID-19.
Massachusetts S2622 (191st General Court) Similar Bills Allows the Director of accounts of the Department of Revenue discretion at disbursing undesignated fund balances. Grants special powers to towns and municipalities when it comes to budgetary decisions, deadlines, and appropriation of money.
Massachusetts S2630 (191st General Court) To provide liability protections for health care workers and facilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic Provides healthcare workers and facilities with protections from civil liabilities while working to combat COVID-19
Massachusetts H4631 (191st General Court) Relative to state employees performing core functions Any employee of the commonwealth that is required to report to an office or area outside of their home on official duty shall be compensated one and half times their rate of pay.
Massachusetts S2631 (191st General Court) Similar Bills Landlords may not evict or foreclose on a property, unless an "emergency cause for eviction action" exists, that puts the general public at health risk. This condition exists for a period of thirty days after termination of the state of emergency. If a tenant can provide documentation of financial hardship due to COVID-19, landlords may not impose a late fee or penalty.
Massachusetts S2629 (191st General Court) Site Information & Links Extends various deadlines to later in the year to account for the severity of the COVID-19 crisis. Softens requirements for various documentation that requires person to person contact, such as notarization and inspections. Allows for self-certification where feasible.
Massachusetts H4635 (191st General Court) Relative to long term care facility and elder housing COVID-19 reporting Long term care facilities and elderly housing facilities must report daily statistics on COVID-19 as opposed to monthly.
Massachusetts H4647 (191st General Court) Providing for a moratorium on evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 Emergency Organazations may not attempt any non-essential eviction actions due to non-payment. This applies to any resident suffering a financial impact from the fallout of COVID-19.
Massachusetts S2640 (191st General Court) To provide liability protections for health care workers and facilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Healthcare workers and health care facilities shall be immune from civil liability and damages for providing care in good faith during the period of the COVID-19 emergency.
Massachusetts H4652 (191st General Court) Regarding decarceration and COVID-19 Authorizes the Department of Pretrial Services to review individual pretrial cases, and should the individual in question pose no immediate threat to the community, allows them to immediately decarcerate the individual.
Massachusetts H4659 (191st General Court) To protect institutions that provide emergency aid in response to the outbreak of the 2019 novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 Institutions shall be immune from civil liability and damages for providing aid in good faith during the period of the COVID-19 emergency.
Massachusetts S2635 (191st General Court) To provide liability protections for health care workers and facilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic Healthcare workers and health care facilities shall be immune from civil liability and damages for providing care in good faith during the period of the COVID-19 emergency.
Massachusetts H4658 (191st General Court) Relative to remote notarization during COVID-19 state of emergency Establishes a set of guidelines that would allow for notary publics to continue operting via teleconference.
Massachusetts S2645 (191st General Court) Providing for virtual notarization to address challenges related to COVID-19 Establishes a set of guidelines that would allow for notary publics to continue operting via teleconference.
Massachusetts H4663 (191st General Court) Relative to long term care facility and elder housing COVID-19 reporting Long term care facilities and elderly housing facilities must report daily statistics on COVID-19 as opposed to monthly.
Massachusetts H4667 (191st General Court) Relative to long term care facility and elder housing COVID-19 reporting Long term care facilities and elderly housing facilities must report daily statistics on COVID-19 as opposed to monthly.
Massachusetts S2644 (191st General Court) To protect institutions of higher education that provide emergency aid in response to COVID-19 Any public or private institution of higher education that develops, manufactures or distributes personal protective equipment to provide assistance in response to COVID-19 shall not be liable in a suit for damages as a result of any act or omission in developing, manufacturing, testing or distributing the personal protective equipment
Massachusetts S2654 (191st General Court) Establishing vote by mail in 2020 Establishes guidelines that would increase to ability to vote by mail for the 2020 election. Also determines the personnel responsible for providing PPE to poll workers that are forced to interact with the general public.
Massachusetts S2643 (191st General Court) Establishing a Massachusetts Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for businesses ineligible for the comparable federal PPP Establishes the Massachusetts Paycheck Protection Program for the purpose of providing aid, relief and economic security to those business concerns ineligible for the same under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act
Massachusetts S2655 (191st General Court) Concerning business interruption insurance Requires insurance companies to include business interruptions due to COVID-19 in any current policy that covers business interruption.
Massachusetts S2647 (191st General Court) Providing assistance to vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 emergency Ensures that families who request aid from the state shall not be denied assistance solely because the family's countable resources exceeds $5,000. Act expires 120 days after the passing of the act.
Massachusetts H4668 (191st General Court) Similar Bills Notaries certified by the state may continue in their duties using means of teleconference so long as the principal supplies sufficient evidence of their identity.
Massachusetts S2656 (191st General Court) Providing emergency assistance to gateway cities for temporary homeless shelters Establishes a grant program to provide funding for the operation of temporary shelters for homeless individuals established in Gateway Cities during the COVID-19 state of emergency
Massachusetts H4672 (191st General Court) Addressing COVID-19 data collection and disparities in treatment The department of public health shall compile data daily from all boards of health and any entity over which it has regulatory authority, related to COVID-19
Massachusetts S2653 (191st General Court) Relative to voting by mail and early voting Early voting shall be allowed for the state primary and for any town election occurring at the same time. Local election officials may substitute absentee ballots for early voting ballots for those voters requesting to vote early by mail.
Massachusetts S2673 (191st General Court) Relative to municipal governance during the COVID-19 emergency Relaxes standards required for a quorum, due to the COVID-19 emergency, so long as that number is not e less than 10 per cent of the number that would otherwise be required.
Massachusetts H4688 (191st General Court) Providing a bill of rights for people experiencing homelessness Establishes the Homelessness Bill of Rights, in order to protects the rights of homeless citizens, which is under increased scrutiny due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Massachusetts S2688 (191st General Court) Remote Voting A member of the senate may designate another member to act as a proxy to announce the member’s vote or record the member’s presence in the Senate.
Massachusetts H4699 (191st General Court) To protect elections Early voting shall be allowed for the state primary and for any town election occurring at the same time. Local election officials may substitute absentee ballots for early voting ballots for those voters requesting to vote early by mail. Personal Protective Equipment must be provided to polling-place workers, and there shall be a 2020 Vote By Mail Fund that shall be administered by the secretary of the commonwealth.
Massachusetts S2701 (191st General Court) Relative to emergency paid sick time All employees who work in the commonwealth shall have the following right to emergency paid sick time during a declared state of emergency or disaster, provided such employees must be absent from work for certain reasons.
Massachusetts H4697 (191st General Court) Providing for cash assistance to certain persons over 65 years of age who stopped working as a result of COVID-19 or stay-at-home advisory (The CARE Act) A person 65 years of age or older, shall be eligible for benefits provided that, such person stopped working due to COVID-19 before, on or after March 23, 2020, when the department of public health stay-at-home advisory was issued
Massachusetts H4705 (191st General Court) Providing aid to nonprofit and charitable organizations in Gateway cities for the provision of services during the COVID-19 outbreak Establishes the COVID-19 Nonprofit Digital Assistance Fund to be administered by the executive office of housing and economic development.
Massachusetts H4706 (191st General Court) Establishing a sick leave bank for Rebecca L. Stratford, an employee of Department of Correction Department of Correction shall establish a sick leave bank for Rebecca L. Stratford, an employee of Massachusetts Department of Corrections.
Massachusetts S2700 (191st General Court) To provide liability protections for contractors, sub-contractors and unions during the COVID-19 Pandemic A construction contractor or sub-contractor shall be immune from suit and civil liability for any damages allegedly related to construction delays caused by: 1) unforeseeable shortages in available workforce resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic; or 2) unavoidable schedule changes resulting from federal, state or local government orders, or other measures to protect the public.
Massachusetts H4717 (191st General Court) Providing for a MassHealth expansion in response to COVID-19 The division shall expand MassHealth eligibility to all persons who qualify for unemployment benefits, and all who are directly impacted by the COVID-19 state of emergency declarations of March, 2020.
Massachusetts H4719 (191st General Court) Authorizing the county of Dukes County to borrow funds to maintain a balanced airport enterprise budget for fiscal years 2020 and 2021 as a result of COVID-19 based financial impacts Dukes County may borrow sums to achieve a balanced enterprise fund budget for the Martha’s Vineyard airport for fiscal years 2020 and 2021, which budget may be negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.
Massachusetts H4721 (191st General Court) For safe, healthy and inclusive elections The central registry shall be digitally maintained using the most advanced applicable technology reasonably available to the secretary. The secretary shall provide to the election officials at each polling place in the commonwealth, digital access to the central registry sufficient to allow for designated election officials to conduct real-time searches of the registry and to modify a voter’s registration information upon presentation by the voter of appropriate documentation to justify the modification.
Massachusetts H4708 (191st General Court) Financing the general governmental infrastructure of the Commonwealth Provides for a program of capital investments for public safety, governmental infrastructure, information technology and data and cyber-security improvements to various state programs, services, agencies, institutions and properties and to fund technology infrastructure.
Massachusetts H4713 (191st General Court) Relative to COVID-19 emergency unemployment insurance expansion No individual shall be considered ineligible for any other state benefits because of emergency federal or state emergency cash assistance or other benefits paid, directly tied to the COVID-19 federal or state level emergency declarations.
Massachusetts H4720 (191st General Court) Relative to emergency action on FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps The board of selectmen or select board in a town having a town meeting form of government may, by a two-thirds vote of the full board, adopt zoning amendments to maintain compliance with the National Flood Insurance Program and to incorporate updated flood hazard areas as required by the Flood Insurance Rate Maps prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Massachusetts H4710 (191st General Court) Similar Bills The Department of Public Health shall compile data daily from all boards of health as defined in section 1 of chapter 111 of the General Laws and from any person, corporation, association, partnership or other legal entity over which the department has regulatory authority, related to the outbreak of COVID-19.
Massachusetts H4707 (191st General Court) Making appropriations for the fiscal year 2020 to authorize certain COVID-19 spending in anticipation of federal reimbursement Appropriates $1B for the fiscal year 2020 in anticipation of federal reimbursement.
Massachusetts H4718 (191st General Court) Providing for a rent increase freeze in response to COVID-19 The Department of Housing and Community Development shall be empowered to issue, maintain, and enforce a rent freeze and/or rent control within the Commonwealth for the duration and 30 days following the COVID-19 state and federal state of emergency declarations of March, 2020.
Massachusetts H4727 (191st General Court) Providing for emergency cash assistance in response to COVID-19 The department of revenue shall deliver by first class mail a check in the amount $1,000 to a qualifying household, within 30 days of the effective date of this act.
Massachusetts S2708 (191st General Court) Similar Bills The department of public health shall daily collect and compile data from all boards of health, and from any person, corporation, association, partnership or other legal entity over which the department has regulatory authority, that is related to the outbreak of COVID-19.
Massachusetts H4729 (191st General Court) Suspending student loan debt due to the COVID-19 emergency The Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority shall suspend payment and collection of student loan payments provided for post-secondary education or vocational training.
Massachusetts H4742 (191st General Court) Providing protection for police and fire municipality workers in the COVID-19 emergency No employee who is a caregiver for full-time, live-in dependents who are medically documented as immune-compromised or have chronic lung disorder who makes a refusal to work for any establishment shall not be grounds for discrimination, dismissal, discharge, reduction in hours, or any other penalty.
Massachusetts H4743 (191st General Court) Assisting non-profits to provide for COVID-19 unemployment benefits Establishes a Non Profit Unemployment Benefit Fund to be administered by the secretary of administration and finance. The purpose of the Fund shall be for financial assistance in the form of matching grants to non-profits within the commonwealth due to COVID-19.
Massachusetts H4733 (191st General Court) Financing the general governmental infrastructure of the Commonwealth Makes funds available to provide for a program of capital investments for public safety, governmental infrastructure, information technology and data and cyber-security improvements to various state programs, services, agencies, institutions and properties and to fund technology infrastructure.
Massachusetts H4700 (191st General Court) Relative to emergency paid sick time All employees who work in the commonwealth shall have the following right to emergency paid sick time during a declared state of emergency or disaster, provided such employees must be absent from work, and provided further that such employees are not entitled to leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
Massachusetts H4740 (191st General Court) Relative to emergency hazard health benefits for essential employees Any essential employer that requires an essential employee to report to work to perform out-of-home duties shall provide emergency health hazard benefits to each essential employee, regardless of how long said employee has been employed by said employer. Such emergency health hazard benefits shall include, but not be limited to, compensation equal to that said essential employee would be entitled to under normal circumstances.
Massachusetts H4747 (191st General Court) Establishing a COVID-19 food service and hospitality worker relief fund There shall be established and set upon the books of the commonwealth a separate fund to be known as the COVID-19 Food Service and Hospitality Worker Relief Emergency Fund to be administered by the executive office of labor and workforce development.
Massachusetts H4738 (191st General Court) Relative to manufacturing and factory worker protection from COVID-19 Prior to starting a shift, each employee shall self-certify to their supervisor that they (i) have no potential COVID-19 symptoms within the past 24 hours; (ii) have not had close contact and; (iii) have not been asked to self-isolate or quarantine by their doctor or a local public health official.
Massachusetts H4737 (191st General Court) Ensuring safe and participatory 2020 state elections in response to COVID-19 Provides guidlelines for those individuals who are ill, or under to quarantine, and cannot physically travel to polling places an avenue to cast their vote.
Massachusetts S2720 (191st General Court) Temporary Remote Voting Procedures A member may authorize the presiding officer to announce the member’s vote or record the member’s presence in the Senate.
Massachusetts H4634 (191st General Court) Providing emergency access to equity and justice for all in response to COVID-19 The department of revenue, shall release an online “equity and justice for all” (EJA) portal where every person who has resided in Massachusetts since at least January 1st, 2020 shall be eligible to register for COVID-19 EJA assistance.
Massachusetts S2680 (191st General Court) Relative to municipal governance during the COVID-19 emergency A town not having a representative town meeting form of government may act by vote of its select board, in consultation and with the approval of the town moderator, to prescribe the number of voters necessary to constitute a quorum at any town meeting held.
Massachusetts H4732 (191st General Court) Establishing a COVID-19 Local Food Access Emergency Fund There shall be established and set upon the books of the commonwealth a separate fund to be known as the COVID-19 Local Food Access Emergency Fund to be administered by the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance.
Michigan HB4729 (100th Legislature) Appropriations; zero budget; omnibus budget appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2019-2020. Creates appropriation act. General emergency measures, including provisions for the delay of regular meetings and the extension of tax filing periods. Additionally allows the state government to declare a state of emergency and provides additional powers to the state government to respond to the Covid-19 emergency.
Michigan HB5704 (100th Legislature) Health; testing; testing of patients in the care of emergency personnel for COVID-19; provide for. Sets guidelines for hospital reporting of confirmed or presumed COVID-19 data. Also sets requirements for the testing of first responders that come in contact with presumed positive COVID-19 cases.
Michigan HB5726 (100th Legislature) Transportation; other; load and delivery restrictions on motor carriers and drivers engaged in the transport of essential supplies, equipment, and persons; suspend during a declared emergency. Suspends restrictions for deliveries that meet the immediate needs of the public, including medical and food supplies, among others.
Michigan HB5723 (100th Legislature) Health occupations; emergency medical services personnel; certain restrictions and requirements governing the provision of emergency medical services; suspend during a declared emergency. The department may temporarily suspend strict compliance with the annual inspection requirements for life support vehicles and life support agencies, as well as temporarily suspend strict compliance with the ambulance staffing requirements.
Michigan HB5725 (100th Legislature) Employment security; benefits; unemployment benefits for certain employees during a declared emergency; expand. Any benefit paid to a claimant that is laid off or placed on a leave of absence because of COVID-19 must not be charged to the account of the employer who otherwise would have been charged but instead must be charged to the nonchargeable benefits account. This subsection does not apply to an employer determined to have misclassified a worker
Michigan HB5715 (100th Legislature) Health facilities; certificate of need; certain regulatory requirements of health care facilities; suspend during a declared emergency. Hospitals may apply for a waiver for certain regulations in order to build temporary or mobile facility for any health care purpose.
Michigan HB5736 (100th Legislature) Children; child care; child care regulatory restrictions; suspend during a declared emergency. An employer or public school district may establish and maintain a disaster relief child care center without a license from the department
Michigan HB5724 (100th Legislature) Health occupations; health professionals; certain restrictions and requirements governing the provision of medical services; suspend during a declared emergency. Protects those that provide a medical service to the best of their ability, from criminal or civil liability. Sets guidelines for the ability to provide medical services without direct supervision from a licensed physician. Allows certain individuals to volunteer to perform specific duties within a hospital in order to reduce workload.
Michigan HB5734 (100th Legislature) Education; other; portions of Executive Order No. 2020-35; incorporate by reference into the revised school code and specify certain requirements related to disaster relief child care centers. TIE BAR WITH: HB 5736'20 School districts and nonpublic schools should identify employees who voluntarily elect to become disaster relief child care center participants before reassigning other employees to work in these centers, to the extent authorized under applicable contracts and laws
Michigan HB5732 (100th Legislature) Transportation; suspend during a declared emergency. Temporarily suspends certain requirements for commercial vehicles during a declared emergency in order to expedite the distribution of necessary supplies.
Michigan HB5739 (100th Legislature) Insurance; other; business interruption coverage for COVID-19 losses; provide for. Requires insurance companies to include business interruptions due to COVID-19 in any current policy that covers business interruption.
Michigan SB0881 (100th Legislature) Health occupations; certain restrictions and requirements governing the provision of emergency medical services; suspend during a declared emergency. The department may temporarily suspend strict compliance with the annual inspection requirements for life support vehicles and life support agencies, as well as temporarily suspend strict compliance with the ambulance staffing requirements.
Michigan SB0885 (100th Legislature) Children; child care; child care regulatory restrictions; suspend during a declared emergency. An employer or public school district may establish and maintain a disaster relief child care center without a license from the department
Michigan SB0882 (100th Legislature) Health facilities; certificate of need; certain regulatory requirements of health care facilities; suspend during a declared emergency. Hospitals may apply for a waiver for certain regulations in order to build temporary or mobile facility for any health care purpose.
Michigan SB0886 (100th Legislature) Employment security; benefits; unemployment benefits for certain employees during a declared emergency; expand. Any benefit paid to a claimant that is laid off or placed on a leave of absence because of COVID-19 must not be charged to the account of the employer who otherwise would have been charged but instead must be charged to the nonchargeable benefits account. This subsection does not apply to an employer determined to have misclassified a worker
Michigan SB0872 (100th Legislature) Transportation; other; certain credentialing for motor fuel carriers; suspend during a declared emergency. Temporarily suspends certain requirements for commercial vehicles during a declared emergency in order to expedite the distribution of necessary supplies.
Michigan SB0875 (100th Legislature) Education; other; incorporate by reference into the revised school code and specify certain requirements related to disaster relief child care centers. School districts and nonpublic schools should identify employees who voluntarily elect to become disaster relief child care center participants before reassigning other employees to work in these centers, to the extent authorized under applicable contracts and laws
Michigan SB0880 (100th Legislature) Health occupations; health professionals; certain restrictions and requirements governing the provision of medical services Protects those that provide a medical service to the best of their ability, from criminal or civil liability. Sets guidelines for the ability to provide medical services without direct supervision from a licensed physician. Allows certain individuals to volunteer to perform specific duties within a hospital in order to reduce workload.
Michigan SB0871 (100th Legislature) Transportation; other; suspend during a declared emergency. Suspends restrictions for deliveries that meet the immediate needs of the public, including medical and food supplies, among others.
Michigan HB5741 (100th Legislature) Corporate income tax; credits; employee retention tax credit for certain businesses; provide for. A taxpayer with 50 employees or less may claim a credit against the tax imposed by this part in an amount equal to 24% of the credit the taxpayer is allowed to claim as a credit under section 2301 of the coronavirus aid, relief, and economic security act.
Michigan SB0899 (100th Legislature) Health occupations; health professionals; immunity from civil or criminal liability during a declared emergency Provides healthcare workers and facilities with protections from civil liabilities while working to combat COVID-19. The act remains in effect until 30 September 2020.
Michigan SB0858 (100th Legislature) State financing and management; other; duration of executive orders, proclamations, and directives; modify. Amends sec. 3 of 1976 PA 390 (MCL 30.403). Extends the duration of 28 Executive Orders, and establishes guidelines for all businesses that have remained open, as well as any business that will soon re-open.
Michigan HB5760 (100th Legislature) Children; child care; child care subsidy; revise income eligibility during a declared emergency. During the state of emergency due to COVID 19, an individual meets the financial eligibility criteria for the child development and care program if their income is less than 250% of the federal poverty guidelines.
Michigan HB5759 (100th Legislature) Individual income tax; exemptions; certain emergency health care workers; exclude from income taxes during a declared emergency. Qualified first responders and qualified health care professionals may claim a credit against the tax imposed, not exceed $1,600.00 for a single return. If both spouses filing a joint return are either a qualified first responder or a qualified health care worker, then the total credit under this section is limited to $3,200.00 for a joint return.
Michigan SB0906 (100th Legislature) Worker's compensation; benefits; presumption that personal injury arose out of and in the course of employment A coronavirus infection contracted by a covered person shall be presumed to be due to exposure in the course of the covered person's employment, and covered by workers compensation.
Michigan SB0900 (100th Legislature) Individual income tax; deductions; deduction for income attributable to services as a qualified first responder; provide for. Qualified first responders and qualified health care professionals may deduct income that is earned between February 15th and June 15th, 2020, not exceed $50,000 for a single return. If both spouses filing a joint return are either a qualified first responder or a qualified health care worker, then the total deduction under this section is limited to $100,000 for a joint return.
Michigan HB5745 (100th Legislature) Higher education; housing; refund of housing credits Urges public universities that receive appropriations to provide student housing, return said housing credits or boarding charges to students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Michigan HB5753 (100th Legislature) Health; other; demographic data on infected individuals and deaths during a public health pandemic; require hospitals to report. Requires daily reporting on specific diseases for hospitals and care centers during a declared state of emergency. Specifies exactly what kind of information must be reported.
Michigan HB5749 (100th Legislature) Individual income tax; deductions; deduction for income attributable to services as a qualified first responder; provide for. Qualified first responders and qualified health care professionals may deduct income that is earned between February 15th and June 15th, 2020, not exceed $50,000 for a single return. If both spouses filing a joint return are either a qualified first responder or a qualified health care worker, then the total deduction under this section is limited to $100,000 for a joint return.
Michigan HB5751 (100th Legislature) Health occupations; health professionals; immunity from civil or criminal liability during a declared emergency; provide for certain health care workers. Provides healthcare workers and facilities with protections from civil liabilities while working to combat COVID-19. The act remains in effect until 30 September 2020.
Michigan SB0690 (100th Legislature) Appropriations; zero budget; supplemental appropriations; provide for fiscal year 2019-2020. Creates appropriation act. Appropriates funds for First Responder grants, pandemic bonuses for first responders, and COVID-19 testing.
Michigan SB0920 (100th Legislature) Health occupations; pharmacists; enhancements to operational capacity, flexibility, and efficiency of pharmacies; provide for during a declared emergency. A pharmacist may dispense an emergency refill of up to a 60-day supply of a prescription drug other than a controlled substance for a resident of this state if, in the pharmacist's professional judgment, a failure to refill the prescription might interrupt the patient's ongoing care and have a significant adverse effect on the patient's well-being.
Michigan SB0919 (100th Legislature) Appropriations; supplemental; supplemental appropriation for the unemployment insurance agency; provide for. The department of labor and economic opportunity shall hire term limited employees for up to 6 months to reduce backlogs and time lags in processing unemployment claims due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to provide customer service to claimants.
Michigan SB0925 (100th Legislature) Education; teachers; strict compliance with certain requirements regarding assessments or other performance evaluations of teachers; temporarily suspend. TIE BAR WITH: SB 0875'20, SB 0873'20 Temporarily suspends requirements for assessments or other performance evaluations of teachers, except for teachers on an individualized development plan on March 13, 2020, during the 2019-2020 school year.
Michigan HB5787 (100th Legislature) Family law; marriage and divorce; marriage license signature requirement; waive during a declared emergency. During the time that the governor proclaims a state of emergency relating to an outbreak of COVID-19, strict compliance with rules and procedures under the uniform electronic transactions act, is temporarily suspended to the extent necessary to permit the use of an electronic signature whenever a signature is required under this act.
Michigan SB0932 (100th Legislature) Labor; notices; information regarding COVID-19 testing locations; require employers to provide. Creates new act. An employer shall provide its employees with a notice of all locations in the county in which the employer is located that perform coronavirus testing. The employer shall keep the notice posted at the work site in a conspicuous place where employees may conveniently read it.
Michigan SB0931 (100th Legislature) Labor; fair employment practices; employer taking adverse employment action against an employee who is absent from work; prohibit during a declared emergency. Creates new act. An employer shall not take adverse employment action or otherwise discriminate or retaliate against an employee who is absent from work during an emergency declared by the governor related to COVID-19 if the employee did not attend work for specific reasons.
Michigan SB0930 (100th Legislature) Labor; fair employment practices; employer taking adverse employment action against an employee who raises concern over infection control; prohibit. Creates new act. An employer shall not retaliate against an employee who criticizes or otherwise raises concerns to any of the following regarding the employer's response to or management of the coronavirus. An employee who alleges a violation of this act may bring a civil action for appropriate injunctive relief or damages, or both, within 90 days after the occurrence of the alleged violation.
Michigan HB5785 (100th Legislature) Health; testing; subsequent testing requirements following a positive COVID-19 test; provide for. Establishes required timeframes for a health facility or health professional that receives a positive test result for coronavirus for an individual
Michigan HB5800 (100th Legislature) Labor; fair employment practices; employer taking adverse employment action against an employee who raises concern over infection control; prohibit. Creates new act. A bill to prohibit an employer from retaliating against an employee who engages in certain activities that address the employer's response to or management of coronavirus; and to provide remedies.
Michigan SB0936 (100th Legislature) Sales tax; collections; collection of sales tax for certain businesses affected by a declared emergency; delay. Amends sec. 6 of 1933 PA 167 (MCL 205.56) & adds sec. 6d. Amends the General Sales Tax Act; a qualified taxpayer may defer payment of qualified taxes until December 31, 2020.
Michigan SB0940 (100th Legislature) Property tax; principal residence exemption; principal residence exemption application deadline; delay under certain circumstances related to the declared state of emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Amends sec. 7cc of 1893 PA 206 (MCL 211.7cc). An owner of property claiming an exemption under this section applicable to the 2020 summer tax levy and all subsequent tax levies may have until July 1, 2020 to file the affidavit described in subsection (2) if that owner could not occupy the property before June 1, 2020 because of a delay caused by the stay-at-home aspects of Executive Order No. 2020-77 or any other similar order, proclamation, or directive issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Michigan SB0937 (100th Legislature) Individual income tax; withholding requirements; remittance of withholding tax payments during state of emergency; delay for certain taxpayers. Amends secs. 703 & 705 of 1967 PA 281 (MCL 206.703 & 206.705). A qualified person required to withhold taxes on income and remit those withholding tax payments that accrue to the department on and after March 31, 2020 and before December 31, 2020 under this part may defer payment of those taxes until December 31, 2020 without penalties and interest during that deferment period.
Michigan SB0935 (100th Legislature) Use tax; collections; collection of use tax for certain businesses affected by a declared emergency; delay. Amends sec. 6 of 1937 PA 94 (MCL 205.96) & adds sec. 6d. A qualified taxpayer may defer payment of qualified taxes until December 31, 2020. Penalties and interest must not be added to qualified taxes remitted before January 1, 2021. For purposes of determining penalties and interest on qualified taxes remitted after December 31, 2020, the due date of the qualified taxes is December 31, 2020.
Michigan HB5791 (100th Legislature) Appropriations; supplemental; small business relief program; provide for. Creates appropriation act. Makes appropriations for the Department of Labor and Economic Opporunity for various small business relief programs.
Michigan HB5799 (100th Legislature) Labor; fair employment practices; employer taking adverse employment action against an employee who is absent from work; prohibit during a declared emergency. Creates new act. A bill to prohibit an employer from taking certain actions against employees who engage in certain activities during a declared emergency related to COVID-19; to prohibit discrimination and retaliation for engaging in certain activities.
Michigan HB5798 (100th Legislature) Labor; notices; information regarding COVID-19 testing locations; require employers to provide. Creates new act. An employer shall provide its employees with a notice of all locations in the county in which the employer is located that perform coronavirus testing. The employer shall keep the notice posted at the work site in a conspicuous place where employees may conveniently read it.
Michigan HR0266 (100th Legislature) A resolution to oppose actions by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to weaken the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. A resolution to oppose actions by the United States Environmental Protection Agency to weaken the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards.
Michigan HR0267 (100th Legislature) A resolution to memorialize the Congress of the United States to not enact a federal bailout for states. A resolution to memorialize the Congress of the United States to not enact a federal bailout for states.
Michigan SB0944 (100th Legislature) Health; other; Michigan coronavirus task force on racial disparities; create. Creates new act. A bill to create a task force on racial disparities in the department of health and human services and to prescribe its powers and duties; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local officers and entities.
Minnesota HF4415 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Compensation for hourly employees required for school days cancelled due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) during the 2019-2020 school year. School districts or charter schools must compensate hourly workers if schools are closed due to COVID-19. To be be compensated, a specific set of conditions must apply not only to the cancelled day, but also the worker.
Minnesota HF4531 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 response fund established, prescription refill and property tax appeals timelines modified, unemployment insurance provided, and money appropriated. Provides broad appropriations to address the COVID-19 crisis. Created the COVID-19 Minnesota fund. Modifies timelines for prescription drugs and taxes.
Minnesota HF4537 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; workers' compensation claims presumption provided for specified employees, report required, and CAMPUS system implementation extension authorized. Expands workers' compensation claims for emergency providers due to COVID-19 exposure. Establishes reporting guidelines for those workers.
Minnesota SF4200 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 temporary emergency authority for the commissioner of human services General emergency measures, including provisions for the delay of regular meetings and the extension of tax filing periods. Additionally allows the state government to declare a state of emergency and provides additional powers to the state government to respond to the Covid-19 emergency.
Minnesota SF4450 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Resolution requesting that Congress and United Sates Secretary of Homeland Security extend the date for the full implementation of the REAL ID Act and make related changes to federal law Requests that the federal government delay full implementation of the REAL ID Act, since Minnesota agencies are closed.
Minnesota SF4451 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 response efforts Provides broad appropriations to address the COVID-19 crisis. Created the COVID-19 Minnesota fund. Modifies timelines for prescription drugs and taxes.
Minnesota SF4458 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 workers compensation claims for certain employees presumption; report requirement; CAMPUS system implementation date extension authorization Expands workers' compensation claims for emergency providers due to COVID-19 exposure. Establishes reporting guidelines for those workers.
Minnesota HF4552 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; freeze on full-time equivalent positions applied in executive branch state agencies. Sets a hiring freeze on any full time positions for the state, not to include law enforcement or public health positions.
Minnesota HF4546 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; Public transportation temporary halt in metropolitan area required during public health emergency. Temporarily suspends regular route transit for public transportation for any non-essential activities.
Minnesota HF4541 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; eviction and mortgage foreclosure protection and emergency housing assistance provided during a public health emergency appropriated. Prohibits late payment fees, termination of a rental agreement, or foreclosure for a period of 30 days after the state of emergency has ended. Appropriates $100MM into the housing development fund.
Minnesota SF4460 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Covid-19 multilingual helpline for discrimination reporting development appropriation Appropriates $250,000.00 for the creation of a multilingual helpline for the purpose of reporting discrimination.
Minnesota HF4545 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; Immunity defense created for manufacturers producing COVID-19 products. Provides against civil liabilities for manufacturers making necessary products to combat COVID-19. Protects against liabilities due to defective products caused by dramatic increase in demand.
Minnesota HF4556 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; state government deadlines extended Extends previously established deadlines, and appropriates money for grants to Second Harvest Heartland to purchase commodities from Minnesota farmers.
Minnesota HF798 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Allows for extension of motions contesting child support cost of living adjustment. If such a motion cannot be filed by the deadline to to COVID-19, the court may order a full or partial adjustment.
Minnesota SF4462 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 policy and certain other policy changes Allows for municipal and state meetings to be conducted via teleconference as long as certain conditions are met.
Minnesota SF4487 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Safely reopen businesses during a peacetime emergency process establishment Allows businesses affected by orders during a peacetime emergency may choose to submit a plan to conduct business that ensures the safety of its employees and patrons. After approval of said plan, businesses may reopen on a trial basis.
Minnesota SF4480 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Safely reopen businesses during a peacetime emergency process establishment Allows businesses affected by orders during a peacetime emergency may choose to submit a plan to conduct business that ensures the safety of its employees and patrons. After approval of said plan, businesses may reopen on a trial basis.
Minnesota SF4486 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 coronavirus relief account establishment Creates the Coronavirus Relief Account in the federal fund of the state treasury. Money will be used to pay expenses incurred by the state to combat COVID-19
Minnesota SF4475 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 day programs and employment services temporary fixed-cost reimbursement rates establishment Authorizes the Commisioner of Human Services to reimburse providers for eligible services that were not provided due to orders of limited gatherings.
Minnesota SF4481 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Small business loan transfers modification; emergency small business grants and loans appropriation Establishes a small business emergency loan program. Appropriates $20MM from the Special Revenue Fund to fund the program.
Minnesota SF4488 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Safely reopen businesses during a peacetime emergency process establishment Allows businesses affected by orders during a peacetime emergency may choose to submit a plan to conduct business that ensures the safety of its employees and patrons. After approval of said plan, businesses may reopen on a trial basis.
Minnesota SF4476 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 advance research, development and implementation of tests necessary to respond to pandemic grant appropriation Appropriates $20MM from the general fund to the commissioner of health to award as a grant for the purpose of research, development, and implementation of tests necessary to effectively respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minnesota SF4473 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 tax credit for certain purchases Qualifying taxpayers may claim a credit against taxes imposed, for qualifying expenses, including the purchase of protective equipment and treatment supplies.
Minnesota SF4484 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Resolution memorializing the President and Congress to direct the United States Food and Drug Administration to approve off-label use of certain medications to combat COVID-19 Urges the President and Congress to direct the United States Food and Drug Administration to expedite the approval and permit the off-label use of hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine, ivermectin, remdesivir, and other medications that show promise in combating COVID-19
Minnesota SF4477 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 small business relief grants appropriations Establishes requirements that small businesses must meet in order to qualify for a small business relief application, including being in the state of Minnesota, under 50 full time employees, and can demonstrate financial hardship due to COVID-19
Minnesota SF4464 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 effect of earnings from other employment during pandemic Applicant for unemployment insurance that would otherwise be ineligible due to other earnings shall now be considered eligible at a pro-rated amount, as long as the combined earnings do not exceed the allowable amount.
Minnesota SF4485 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Resolution memorializing the President and Congress to direct the United States Food and Drug Administration to approve off-label use of certain medications to combat COVID-19 Urges the President and Congress to direct the United States Food and Drug Administration to expedite the approval and permit the off-label use of hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine, ivermectin, remdesivir, and other medications that show promise in combating COVID-19
Minnesota SF4369 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 school hourly employees compensation requirement due to school days cancellation School districts or charter schools must compensate hourly workers if schools are closed due to COVID-19. To be be compensated, a specific set of conditions must apply not only to the cancelled day, but also the worker.
Minnesota SF4492 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Public health response contingency account use for public health screenings at long-term care facilities and for health screenings for visitors and staff Authorizes the use of funds in the public health response contingency account for public health screenings at long-term care facilities and for health screenings of visitors and staff
Minnesota SF4495 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Eviction and mortgage foreclosure protection and emergency housing assistance during public health emergency and appropriation Prohibits late payment fees, termination of a rental agreement, or foreclosure for a period of 30 days after the state of emergency has ended. Appropriates $100MM into the housing development fund.
Minnesota SF4498 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Reemploying retired members of PERA and MSRS for health care workers during peacetime emergency Establishes guidelines for re-hiring retired healthcare workers and first responders in order to respond to the COVID-19 emergency, and future peacetime emergencies.
Minnesota SF4494 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 telemedicine equipment grant program establishment Establishes a grant program for distance learning equipment; and establishes a grant program for telemedicine equipment purchased to deal with COVID-19. Appropriates money to fund the aforementioned programs.
Minnesota SF4500 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 serological testing grant program establishment and appropriation Establishes a grant program for the research and development of serological testing for COVID-19. To be eligible, an applicant must be a Minnesota-based clinical or academic research institution.
Minnesota HF4576 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Reemploying retired members of PERA and MSRS requirements amended, and requirements amended relating to members who continue employment under postretirement option under PERA or MSRS. Establishes guidelines for re-hiring retired healthcare workers and first responders in order to respond to the COVID-19 emergency, and future peacetime emergencies.
Minnesota HF4563 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; Day programs and employment service providers temporary fixed-cost reimbursement rates established. Authorizes the Commisioner of Human Services to reimburse providers for eligible services that were not provided due to orders of limited gatherings.
Minnesota HF4572 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; terminating a declared peacetime emergency Terminates the Governor's declared peacetime emergency, while maintaining certain exectuive orders in order to protect public health.
Minnesota HF4566 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; small business grants provided, and money appropriated. Appropriates money for grants to small businesses, that meet specific guidelines, affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
Minnesota HF4560 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; Merchant-provided plastic bag and reuse of bags fees prohibited during peacetime public health emergency. Suspends local government ordinances that imposes or requires a merchant to impose a fee for a merchant-provided paper or plastic bag for packaging of any item or good purchased.
Minnesota HF4570 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; variance process for business license requirements established. Allows for fewer restrictions in obtaining a business license in order to promote economic development. Allows businesses to operate while in license approval process as long as they meet several requirements.
Minnesota SF4516 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 public transit temporary halt to all nonessential travel in metropolitan area requirement Temporarily suspends regular route transit for public transportation for any non-essential activities.
Minnesota SF4512 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Dental clinics operating grant program establishment and appropriation Establishes grants to dental clinicsfor the purpose of ensuring that dental clinics are able to continue to operate their practices in order to provide emergency dental care for patients who might otherwise seek dental care at a hospital emergency department
Minnesota SF4511 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 reopening of businesses for safe operation Allows businesses affected by orders during a peacetime emergency may choose to submit a plan to conduct business that ensures the safety of its employees and patrons. After approval of said plan, businesses may reopen on a trial basis.
Minnesota SF4505 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 business license variances establishment Allows for fewer restrictions in obtaining a business license in order to promote economic development. Allows businesses to operate while in license approval process as long as they meet several requirements.
Minnesota SF4515 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 public transit temporary halt during public health emergency requirement Temporarily suspends regular route transit for public transportation for any non-essential activities.
Minnesota SF4507 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Low-risk business operation during peacetime emergency waiver process authorization Allows businesses affected by orders during a peacetime emergency may choose to submit a plan to conduct business that ensures the safety of its employees and patrons. After approval of said plan, businesses may reopen on a trial basis.
Minnesota SF4518 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Class 3A property tax payments delay authorization 3A properties that are owned or were forced to close due to COVID-19 shall receive an extension for property tax payment, free of interest and fees.
Minnesota SF4517 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 manufacturers producing products immunity defense creation Provides against civil liabilities for manufacturers making necessary products to combat COVID-19. Protects against liabilities due to defective products caused by dramatic increase in demand.
Minnesota SF4527 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Salons and barbershops curbside sale or pickup of products authorization Salons or barbershops may provide curbside sale or curbside pickup of products typically sold in the business. Employees and customers are exempt from the prohibition on travel.
Minnesota SF4525 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Counties, cities and townships acceptance of documents or signatures electronically. Makes appropriations for the Help America Vote Act, and sets guidelines in order to allow voting by mail, and limiting in-person voting.
Minnesota HF4591 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; multilingual helpline to report discrimination development funding provided, and money appropriated. Appropriates $250,000.00 for the creation of a multilingual helpline for the purpose of reporting discrimination.
Minnesota HF4585 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Federal pandemic relief payments exempted from creditor processes. A debtor's right to receive a payment from or a payment under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, is not liable to attachment, execution, levy, or any other legal process.
Minnesota HF4593 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Property tax; first-half of tax payments for class 3a businesses extended. Extends the deadline for first-half property tax payments for businesses that have been negatively impacted by COVID-19.
Minnesota HF4599 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Farmer-Lender Mediation Act time period in 2020 modified. Temporarily extends the Farmer-Lender Mediation Act in order to ensure an orderly process with state assistance and adjust agricultural indebtedness.
Minnesota HF4587 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; small businesses affected by pandemic grant funding provided, and money appropriated. Proposes Small Business Relief Grants, and appropriates money for that purpose. Business must be able to demonstrate financial hardship due to COVID-19.
Minnesota HF4579 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; serological test development advancement grant program established. Establishes a grant program to advance the development of a serological test for COVID-19, and appropriates money for the grant program.
Minnesota HF4604 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Dental clinic grant program to operate and provide emergency dental care established. Establishes a grant program for dental clinics to operate and provide emergency dental care in order to reduce strain on emergency rooms and hospitals.
Minnesota HF3499 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Help America Vote Act appropriation purpose transferred, and money appropriated. Makes appropriations for the Help America Vote Act, and sets guidelines in order to allow voting by mail, and limiting in-person voting.
Minnesota HF4616 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; credit against taxes established. Qualifying taxpayers may claim a credit against taxes imposed, for qualifying expenses, including the purchase of protective equipment, research costs to advance testing and treatment for COVID-19, or implementation costs for screening and testing procedures
Minnesota SF4537 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Main street small business relief grants appropriation Establishes a grant program for qualified small businesses, and makes appropriations for that program. Businesses must meet certain criteria to qualify.
Minnesota SF4540 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 emergency community relief grants appropriation Establishes the Emergency Community Relief Program for individuals experiencing economic hardship, and makes appropriations for the program.
Minnesota HF3429 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Elections; various technical and policy changes made relating to voting, voter registration Makes appropriations for the Help America Vote Act, and sets guidelines in order to allow voting by mail, and limiting in-person voting.
Minnesota HF4605 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Counties, cities, and townships authorized to accept documents and signatures electronically, by mail, or fascimile. Counties and townships are allowed to accept documents, signatures, or filings electronically or by fax, during a peacetime public health emergency for certain functions.
Minnesota HF4607 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; Live well at home grant funding provided. Appropriates $3MM for the Live Well at Home Grant Program
Minnesota HF3029 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Broadband development grant program annual statutory appropriation provided, and money appropriated. Provides wireless or wire-line broadband access for a limited duration to students currently lacking Internet access so that the students may participate in distance learning offered by school districts and charter schools during the peacetime public health emergency
Minnesota HF4617 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; research, development, and implementation of test grant funding provided. Establishes a grant program for the research and development of testing for COVID-19. To be eligible, an applicant must be a Minnesota-based clinical or academic research institution. Money appropriated.
Minnesota HF4611 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; emergency community relief grant program established, and money appropriated. Establishes the Emergency Community Relief Program for individuals experiencing economic hardship, and makes appropriations for the program.
Minnesota HF4606 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; business reopening authorized during pandemic if safety guidance is followed. Allows businesses affected by orders during a peacetime emergency to reopen so long as they follow CDC and social distancing guidelines.
Minnesota SF3694 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Personal care assistance services ; disability services providers emergency retention grants establishment; and nonemergency medical transportation services temporary rates increase. Temporarily raises monthly limit on hours worked by personal care assistants. Appropriates $25MM from the general fund to the commissioner of human services for emergency retention grants to providers of eligible disability services.
Minnesota HF356 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Relief provided to organizations affected by executive order closing bars, restaurants; and waivers, extensions, and other temporary requirements and restrictions. Provides relief to certain organizations affected by executive order closing bars, restaurants, and other places of public accommodation. Extends expiration dates for current license holders by two months past the current expiration date.
Minnesota SF4561 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Help America Vote Act (HAVA) account transfers and appropriations Makes appropriations for the Help America Vote Act, and sets guidelines in order to allow voting by mail, and limiting in-person voting.
Minnesota SF4553 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 Farmer-Lender Mediation Act extensions authorization Temporarily extends the Farmer-Lender Mediation Act in order to ensure an orderly process with state assistance and adjust agricultural indebtedness.
Minnesota SF4559 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Human Services Transformation Commision establishment and appropriation Establishes a Human Services Transformation Commission in order to improve the department's program efficiencies and reduce expenditures, and promote better outcomes for Minnesotans.
Minnesota SF4557 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Low-risk business operation during peacetime emergency waiver process Establishes a process for allowing certain low-risk businesses to safely reopen during a peacetime emergency, so long as said business follows state and CDC guidelines. The waiver allowing them to re-open may be rescinded at the commissioner's discretion based on any violations.
Minnesota HF1507 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Minnesota investment fund grant program limits modified, job training grant program modified, and money appropriated. Establishes the COVID-19 Economic Security Act, and an application process for loans during a public emergency. Makes appropriations to fund the act.
Minnesota SF4549 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Minnesota 21st century minerals fund reimbursement; budget reserve forecast calculation adjustment; fund receiving small business loan repayments modification Makes appropriations in order to provide relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 emergency. Loan repayments credited to the special revenue fund account of the Minnesota 21st century fund are transferred to the general fund.
Minnesota SF4547 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 retail food handler safety measures grants appropriation Makes an appropriation to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to retail food handlers for recipients to implement requirements, guidance, and recommendations related to COVID-19, provided by the Centersfor Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Health, and to develop safety procedures, update and retrofit retail locations, and purchase personal protective equipment for employees.
Minnesota HF4622 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; grocery store and retail food handler safety grant funding provided, and money appropriated. Makes an appropriation to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to retail food handlers for recipients to implement requirements, guidance, and recommendations related to COVID-19, provided by the Centersfor Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Health, and to develop safety procedures, update and retrofit retail locations, and purchase personal protective equipment for employees.
Minnesota HF4623 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; temporary unemployment insurance for secondary student eligibility modified. An applicant is eligible for unemployment benefits for any week that the applicant is a student in attendance at, doing distance learning through, or on vacation from a secondary school, including the period between academic years or terms.
Minnesota HF4603 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) General funds transfer to the 21st century fund provided. Makes appropriations in order to provide relief to small businesses during the COVID-19 emergency. Loan repayments credited to the special revenue fund account of the Minnesota 21st century fund are transferred to the general fund.
Minnesota SF4520 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Cumulative impact analysis requirements modification Amends existing law concerning the demolition of any space that has 200,000 square feet or more of space, and is located in a high impact area.
Minnesota SF4563 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 appropriations and transfers to federal funds source modification Orders the commissioner of management and budget to transfer $21M from the coronavirus relief account in the federal fund to the public health response contingency account.
Minnesota SF4564 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Coronavirus relief fund appropriation for counties, cities and towns distribution authorization Provides for municipalities to apply for distributions from the Coronavirus Relief Fund, allowable uses for those funds, and a distribution schedule.
Minnesota SF4568 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Air emissions permit cumulative impact analysis requirements modification; permits for certain demolitions requirement Amends existing law concerning the demolition of any space that has 200,000 square feet or more of space, and is located in a high impact area.
Minnesota SF4569 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 Social Security benefits effect on unemployment issuance modification The requirement that 50 percent of the weekly equivalent of the primary Social Security old age benefit be deducted from an applicant's weekly unemployment benefit amount issuspended for applicants for unemployment insurance benefit accounts
Minnesota HF168 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; personal care assistant and support worker hour limitations increased, personal care assistance compensation permitted for services provided by a parent or spouse during a peacetime emergency for an outbreak of COVID-19 Temporarily raises monthly limit on hours worked by personal care assistants. Appropriates $25MM from the general fund to the commissioner of human services for emergency retention grants to providers of eligible disability services.
Minnesota HF4640 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; temporary and special off-sale liquor allowed during and beyond emergency. A person holding and possessing a valid restaurant or hotel liquor license may sell prepared beverages and mixed drinks for off-premises consumption where meals prepared for pick-up or curbside pick up are also available.
Minnesota SF4590 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 emergency community relief grants establishment and appropriation Establishes the COVID-19 emergency community relief grants program, and appropriates $50M into that fund.
Minnesota SF4575 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Elementary and secondary school emergency relief fund equitable distribution of state education agencies reserves requirement Requires the commissioner to equitably distribute the state education agencies reserve portion of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund, and requires certain uses of relief funds and permanent school fund apportionment.
Minnesota SF4587 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 supplementary county aid program for social services costs; business closure grant program and agricultural disaster grant programs establishment Establishes a supplemental county aid program to pay for social services costs related to the COVID-19 pandemic; establishes grant programs to support businesses and farmers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic; allocates money from the federal fund.
Minnesota SF4580 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Distance learning broadband access grant program establishment and appropriation; elementary and secondary school emergency relief fund equitable distribution of state education agencies reserves requirement Establishes a distance learning broadband access grant program. An application for a grant under this subdivision must describe a school district's or charter school's approach to identify and prioritize access for students unable to access the internet for distance learning and may include a description of local or private matching grants or in-kind contributions.
Minnesota SF3560 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Health care policy provisions modifications Amends existing health law regarding the issuance of prescriptions for substance use disorders during a peactime emergency, and the use of telemedicine.
Minnesota SF4395 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Agricultural provisions modification and appropriation Makes an appropriation to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to retail food handlers for recipients to implement requirements, guidance, and recommendations related to COVID-19, provided by the Centersfor Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Health, and to develop safety procedures, update and retrofit retail locations, and purchase personal protective equipment for employees.
Minnesota HF4643 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Small business loan transfers modified, emergency small business grant and loan funding provided, and money appropriated. Transfers $20M from the special revenue fund account of the Minnesota 21st century fund, and $10M from the Minnesota investment revolving loan account, to the small business emergency loan account.
Minnesota SF4598 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 temporary and special off-sale liquor sales beyond peacetime emergency authorization A qualifying licensee may offer off-sales of malt liquor, hard seltzer, cider, and wine with a prepared food take-out order, without obtaining an additional license, so long as the beverage is in its original, unopened package. Limits ounces per order that can be sold.
Minnesota SF4596 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Live well at home grants appropriation Appropriates $3MM for the Live Well at Home Grant Program
Minnesota HF4664 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; limiting liability for PPE and supplies made, sold, or donated during pandemic. Limits liability of persons who manufacture, distribute, sell, or donate relief or recovery equipment or services during a declared state emergency.
Minnesota HF3156 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Public safety; authority to suspend drivers' licenses modified. Prevents the commissioner from suspending a person's drivers license for the sole reason of not appearing in court. Makes additional changes to traffic court laws. Limits the number of occupants per cell in state detention facilities.
Minnesota HF4660 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; Education commissioner required to distribute Elementary and Secondary School Relief Fund The commissioner of education must designate $5,000,000 of the funds received from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund authorized under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to partner with nonprofit organizations working specifically with communities of color and indigenous communities
Minnesota SF2939 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Health boards unnecessary criminal background fee removal Allows health care workers to continue receiving retirement annuities during peacetime emergencies so long as they meet certain criteria.
Minnesota HF4649 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; Drivers' license issuance provided during emergency. During the peacetime public health emergency period, the commissioner may issue an initial noncompliant license, to a qualified applicant who holds an instruction permit.
Minnesota HF4647 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; Social Security benefit effect on unemployment benefit modified during pandemic. The requirement that 50 percent of the weekly equivalent of the primary Social Security old age benefit be deducted from an applicant's weekly unemployment benefit amount issuspended for applicants for unemployment insurance benefit accounts
Minnesota HF4500 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 grant extensions provided. Allows the commissioner of mangement and budget to extend grant timelines for a period of two years beyond the fiscal year in which the appropriations were scheduled to cancel.
Minnesota HF4659 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; essential worker payments provided during pandemic, and payments exempted from income tax. Also knows as the Minnesota Heroes Act; proposes $250 appreciation payments to essential workers that meet certain criteria.
Minnesota HF4656 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; Restarting activities in Minnesota allowed. Nonessential businesses must be allowed to reopen if the business complies with certain standards. A nonessential business that reopens must also designate a specific person as having the responsibility to establish, implement, and enforce compliance with these standards. The procedures created to comply with these standards must also be shared with all workers and posted in public locations in the business.
Minnesota SF4603 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Criminal, civil, and administrative immunity to persons engaged in health care services during the peacetime public health emergency authorization A first responder or health care provider, acting in good faith, is immune from criminal, civil, or administrative liability for any harm or damages resulting from the responder's act or omission in the course of performing duties related to the provision of health care services.
Minnesota SF4606 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Products and supplies made, sold, and donated in response to COVID-19 liability limitation. Limits liability of persons who manufacture, distribute, sell, or donate relief or recovery equipment or services during a declared state emergency.
Minnesota SF3255 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Transportation, motor vehicles and drivers provisions modification The commissioner of transportation must report all expenditures of federal funds to the chairs and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over transportation finance and policy by February 15, 2021, and annually thereafter until all federal funds are expended.
Minnesota HF4490 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Agriculture supplemental appropriations bill. Makes an appropriation to the commissioner of agriculture for grants to retail food handlers for recipients to implement requirements, guidance, and recommendations related to COVID-19, provided by the Centersfor Disease Control and Prevention and the Department of Health, and to develop safety procedures, update and retrofit retail locations, and purchase personal protective equipment for employees.
Minnesota HF4671 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; drivers' licenses issuance during peacetime emergency provided. A drivers license applicant is not required to appear in person for a photograph if the commissioner has a photograph of the applicant on record or the applicant submits a recent photograph that meets the requirements under Minnesota Statutes.
Minnesota SF4613 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 drivers licenses issuance during peacetime public health emergency authorization A drivers license applicant is not required to appear in person for a photograph if the commissioner has a photograph of the applicant on record or the applicant submits a recent photograph that meets the requirements under Minnesota Statutes.
Minnesota SF4614 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 Minnesota Heroes Act Also knows as the Minnesota Heroes Act; proposes $250 appreciation payments to essential workers that meet certain criteria.
Minnesota HF4673 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; local government aid to counties, cities, and towns to fund expenses provided, coronavirus relief federal fund funding provided, and money appropriated. Determines eligibility requirements for local government distributions from the Coronavirus Relief Fund. A local government may enter into a collaborative agreement with one or more other local governments to share aid distributions.
Minnesota HF4693 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; persons engaged in health care services provided criminal, civil, and administrative immunity. A responder, acting in good faith, is immune from criminal, civil, or administrative liability for any harm or damages resulting from the responder's act or omission in the course of performing duties related to the provision of health care services.
Minnesota SF4625 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 temporary unemployment insurance eligibility for secondary students An applicant is eligible for unemployment benefits for any week that the applicant is a student in attendance at, doing distance learning through, or on vacation from a secondary school, including the period between academic years or terms.
Minnesota HF4688 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; federal fund relief established, legislative oversight of education funding created. Creates the Coronavirus Relief Federal Fund in the state treasury, and states that all money received by the state must be credited to that fund.
Minnesota SF4619 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Resolution to address COVID-19 pandemic and save lives by entering into medical and scientific collaboration with Cuba; memorializing Congress to remove restrictions on collaboration The Legislature of the State of Minnesota calls on the Congress of the United States and the President of the United States to lift restrictions on access to Cuban medical expertise, including the importation of Interferon Alpha-2B Recombinant, in order to more effectively combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minnesota SF4627 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 response impact assessment requirement County human service and public health agencies shall conduct a COVID-19 response impact assessment. The assessment must cover the impacts of county business and service shutdowns on the incidence of mental health concerns, family and child abuse, and suicide. The assessment shall compare pre- and post-COVID-19 circumstances, differentiating between urban, suburban, ex-urban, and agricultural settings.
Minnesota HF4690 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; a resolution urging Minnesota to enter into medical and scientific collaboration with Cuba, and memorializing Congress to remove restrictions on collaboration. The Legislature of the State of Minnesota calls on the Congress of the United States and the President of the United States to lift restrictions on access to Cuban medical expertise, including the importation of Interferon Alpha-2B Recombinant, in order to more effectively combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minnesota HF4689 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; school employee compensation during distance learning periods during 2019-2020 school year provided. Establishes guidelines for compensation of employees of a school district or charter school during the current distance learning period.
Minnesota SF4626 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 school employees compensation during distance learning authorization Establishes guidelines for compensation of employees of a school district or charter school during the current distance learning period.
Minnesota SF4130 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) 2020 Workers' Compensation Advisory Council recommendations adoption After each fifth anniversary from the date each individual and group self-insurer becomes certified to self-insure, the committee shall review all relevant financial data filed with the Department of Commerce that is otherwise available to the public and make a recommendation to the commissioner about whether each self-insurer's certificate should be revoked.
Minnesota HF4691 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Municipalities allowed to opt out of state mandates for limited time. A municipality may by a majority vote of its governing body, adopt a resolution to opt out of any mandate. The resolution is effective for the time stated in the resolution, which may not extend past November 30, 2021.
Minnesota HF4682 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; source of appropriations and federal fund transfers changed, general fund appropriations and transfers cancelled, and money appropriated. The commissioner of management and budget shall transfer $20,889,000 in fiscal year 2020 from the general coronavirus relief account in the federal fund to the public health response contingency account.
Minnesota HF4683 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; funds in coronavirus relief account in federal fund appropriated for county, city, and town distributions, and money appropriated. Determines eligibility requirements for local government distributions from the Coronavirus Relief Fund. A local government may enter into a collaborative agreement with one or more other local governments to share aid distributions.
Minnesota HF4684 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19; coronavirus relief federal fund established, and federal coronavirus relief fund money deposited. Creates the Coronavirus Relief Federal Fund in the state treasury, and states that all money received by the state must be credited to that fund.
Minnesota SF4616 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) Class D drivers license road exams requirement The commissioner of public safety must ensure that road examinations for class D drivers' licenses are being conducted in a manner that ensures personal protective measures for applicants and examiners and complies with guidance and recommendations related to the infectious disease known as COVID-19 provided from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Minnesota Department of Health.
Minnesota SF512 (91st Legislature 2019-2020) COVID-19 gambling control laws temporary adjustment; gambling control board annual reports filing requirement A fraternal organization may loan lawful gambling funds to the organization's general account for emergency expenditures with prior approval.
Mississippi SB2772 (2020 Regular Session) Budget; direct the State Fiscal Officer to make transfers of certain funds. Directs the State Fiscal Officer to transfer $1.1B from the DFA CARES ACT COVID-19 Fund to the Budget Contingency Fund.
Mississippi HR84 (2020 Regular Session) Taiwan; commend for donating 100,000 medical face masks to the State of Mississippi. Encourage closer economic relationships between the United States and Taiwan by negotiating an FTA between the two countries.
Mississippi HB1667 (2020 Regular Session) Mississippi Department of Employment Security; revise certain provisions regarding in response to COVID-19 pandemic. The Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) shall report to the Chair of the House Workforce Development Committee and the Chair of the Senate Labor Committee costs incurred by the state unemployment insurance fund that have been incurred due to the COVID-19 public health emergency and that were not reimbursed to the MDES or the Mississippi Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund by the United States government.
Missouri HB2002 (2020 Regular Session) APPROPRIATIONS BILL Makes appropriations to the Department of elementary and secondary education, for distributions of the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Funds to the free public schools under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
Missouri HB2004 (2020 Regular Session) APPROPRIATIONS BILL Makes approrpiations to the Department of Revenue for technology and infrastructure costs due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Missouri SB725 (2020 Regular Session) Modifies the appointment qualifications for members of boards and commissions in certain cities Establishes the Joint Committee on the COVID-19 Response, sets guidelines on how members of the committee are to be appointed, and the mission of the committee.
Missouri HB2008 (2020 Regular Session) APPROPRIATIONS BILL Proposes paying a pandemic stipend to state employees providing direct care and support to institutionalized individuals during the COVID-19 crisis.
Missouri HB2009 (2020 Regular Session) APPROPRIATIONS BILL Proposes paying a pandemic stipend to state employees providing direct care and support to institutionalized individuals during the COVID-19 crisis.
Missouri HB2003 (2020 Regular Session) APPROPRIATIONS BILL Make appropriations to Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development for distributions of the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Funds
Missouri HB2005 (2020 Regular Session) APPROPRIATIONS BILL Proposes paying a pandemic stipend to state employees providing direct care and support to institutionalized individuals during the COVID-19 crisis.
Missouri HB2011 (2020 Regular Session) APPROPRIATIONS BILL Makes appropriation to provide nursing homes with additional funds, based on a per Medicaid patient basis, during the period in which a nursing home has at least one confirmed positive COVID-19 test on the premises.
Missouri SB662 (2020 Regular Session) Modifies provisions relating to the liability for distribution of donated shelf stable packaged food Provides healthcare workers and facilities with protections from civil liabilities while working to combat COVID-19, so long as care was given in good faith, and damages were not caused by willful or gross negligence. Protects individuals or organizations from civil liabilities concerning the distribution of shelf-stable food.
Missouri SB587 (2020 Regular Session) Modifies various provisions governing elected officials Establishes a joint committee on the COVID-19 response, to be composed of eighteen member. Designates how members are chosen/appointed.
Missouri SB552 (2020 Regular Session) Modifies relating to elections Any covered voter may vote in a variety of different elections by submitting a federal postcard application to apply to vote by absentee ballot.
Missouri HB2555 (2020 Regular Session) Relating to cost transparency Establishes the Cost Openness and Spending Transparency Act and the Missouri Local Government CARES Act Expenditure Database to promote greater transparency relating to expenses and disbursements.
Missouri HB2006 (2020 Regular Session) APPROPRIATIONS BILL Makes appropriations for support and assistance to livestock producers and meat processing facilities located in the state to address supply chain disruptions and mitigate health and environmental impact as a result of COVID-19.
Missouri HB2007 (2020 Regular Session) APPROPRIATIONS BILL Makes appropriations to the Department of Economic Development for a program to provide grants to small businesses incorporated in the state of Missouri with 100 or fewer employees, to reimburse the costs of business interruption caused byrequired closures in connection with the COVID-19 public health emergency
Missouri SB570 (2020 Regular Session) Modifies provisions relating to taxation State will not include any income received under the CARES act to a taxpayers state tax liability.
Missouri HB2015 (2020 Regular Session) APPROPRIATIONS BILL Appropriates $2M from Department of Mental Health Federal Stimulus Fund to the Department of Mental Health for the Emergency COVID-19 Directed Treatment Services Program.
Nebraska LB1198 (106th Legislature) Appropriate funds for the Governor's Emergency Program - COVID-19 Appropriates funds to pay workers charged with executing emergency measures.
New Jersey A3866 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes sales tax credit and sales tax holiday for portion of state of emergency related to COVID-19 pandemic. Provides tax credit and tax holiday during the emergency
New Jersey S2332 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes "2020 New Jersey Emergency Rental Assistance Program"; appropriates $100 million. Establishes a rental assistance program for those residents that can prove a loss of income due to the COVID-19 crisis, and appropriates $100million for that fund.
New Jersey S2345 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires refunds or credit for transient space reservations when public health emergency or state of emergency is in effect. Requires hotels and other transient lodging establishments to provide refunds or credits for those customers that are forced to cancel reservations due to the current crisis.
New Jersey S2357 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires hospitals to report COVID-19 demographic data. Requires hospitals to report demographic data including age, race, ethnicity, and gender for those who test positive, die, or receive treatment for COVID-19
New Jersey A3919 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Extends certain permits during COVID-19 emergency. Extends certain permits on construction projects in an effort to allow immediate resumption of said projects once the state of emergency has ended.
New Jersey S2347 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes Employment and Business-Related Tax Deferral Assistance Program Establishes the Employment and Business-Related Tax Deferral act, which allows small businesses to deferpayment on certain taxes
New Jersey S2346 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Extends certain permits during COVID-19 emergency. Extends certain permits on construction projects in an effort to allow immediate resumption of said projects once the state of emergency has ended.
New Jersey S2330 (2020-2021 Regular Session) "COVID-19 Financial Security for Consumers Act." Establishes the financial security for consumers act. No user of a consumer report can consider any adverse action that is a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
New Jersey S2338 (2020-2021 Regular Session) "COVID-19 Fiscal Mitigation Act" The Fiscal Mitigation Act modifies the 2020 and 2021 fiscal years, and alters the presentation of both fiscal years.
New Jersey A3908 (2020-2021 Regular Session) "COVID-19 Financial Security for Consumers Act." Establishes the financial security for consumers act. No user of a consumer report can consider any adverse action that is a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
New Jersey S2333 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Provides civil and criminal immunity to certain health care professionals and health care facilities during public health emergency and state of emergency Provides healthcare workers and facilities with protections from civil liabilities while working to combat COVID-19 and facilitates the issuance of certain temporary licenses.
New Jersey S2353 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Excludes from severance requirements under "Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act" mass layoffs resulting from coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Clarifies that a mass layoff that is required because of a natural disaster or state of emergency, shall not be classifed as a mass layoff, and thus does not need to meet existing unemployment and severance laws.
New Jersey S2374 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Concerns family leave benefits during epidemic-related emergencies. State employees that require sick leave due to COVID-19, either for themselves or qualifying family members, shall be paid for the full time, regardless of time earned, nut not to exceed their maximum benefits.
New Jersey S2348 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Allows CBT and GIT tax credits to certain taxpayers that retain employees during COVID-19 pandemic. Allows CBT and GIT tax credits to certain taxpayers that retain employees during COVID-19 pandemic
New Jersey S2363 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes Governor to permit emergency rent suspension for certain small business tenants during COVID-19 pandemic. Allows Governor to authorize emergency rent suspensions for qualified small business tenants. The suspension may not exceed three months.
New Jersey S2376 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Provides for employment, retention, and benefits during public health hazard posed by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) of certain public employees. Allows certain retired public employees to come back to work on a temporary basis in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Those employees that meet requirements are eligible to retain their benefits.
New Jersey S2329 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Revises requirements for cash assistance benefits under Work First New Jersey program Adjusts requirements for benefits under Work First New Jersey program; appropriates $25 million.
New Jersey S2356 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Provides relief to students receiving State financial aid to address special circumstances due to 2020 health state of emergency. Excludes the Spring 2020 semester from a student's lifetime eligibility requirements for all state financial aid programs.
New Jersey A3912 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Assists inmates released from incarceration in obtaining necessary reentry benefits. Assists inmates with particular life sustaining benefits made more difficult during the COVID-19 crisis. Includes emergency cash assistance and housing, as well as obtaining identification.
New Jersey S2354 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Prohibits cancellation or nonrenewal of insurance for a period of at least 60 days. Prevents companies from cancelling or not renewing insurance policies due to non-payment of premium for a period of 60 days, during and after the end of the declaration of emergency.
New Jersey A3905 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Revises requirements for cash assistance benefits under Work First New Jersey program; appropriates $25 million. Adjusts requirements for benefits under Work First New Jersey program; appropriates $25 million.
New Jersey A3906 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires State to lease hotel facilities as isolation centers for COVID-19 emergency. Requires State to lease hotel facilities as isolation centers for COVID-19 emergency. Admitted patients may only be showing symptoms of the disease, and are not required to test positive.
New Jersey A3943 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires hospitals to report COVID-19 demographic data. Requires hospitals to report demographic data including age, race, ethnicity, and gender for those who test positive, die, or receive treatment for COVID-19
New Jersey A3914 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Provides for employment, retention, and benefits during public health hazard posed by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) of certain public employees. Allows certain retired public employees to come back to work on a temporary basis in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Those employees that meet requirements are eligible to retain their benefits.
New Jersey A3918 (2020-2021 Regular Session) "COVID-19 Fiscal Mitigation Act" Allows CBT and GIT tax credits to certain taxpayers that retain employees during COVID-19 pandemic
New Jersey A3920 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Prohibits cancellation or nonrenewal of insurance for a period of at least 60 days under certain circumstances after declaration of public health emergency, or state of emergency, or both. Prevents companies from cancelling or not renewing insurance policies due to non-payment of premium for a period of 60 days, during and after the end of the declaration of emergency.
New Jersey A3910 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Provides civil and criminal immunity to certain health care professionals and health care facilities during public health emergency and state of emergency; facilitates issuance of certain temporary licenses and certifications during public health emergency and state of emergency. Provides healthcare workers and facilities with protections from civil liabilities while working to combat COVID-19 and facilitates the issuance of certain temporary licenses.
New Jersey A3921 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes Governor to permit emergency rent suspension for certain small business tenants during COVID-19 pandemic. Allows Governor to authorize emergency rent suspensions for qualified small business tenants. The suspension may not exceed three months.
New Jersey S2307 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes sales tax credit and sales tax holiday for portion of state of emergency related to COVID-19 pandemic. Qualified small businesses will be able to claim a refundable credit against remittance of sales and use tax. Establishes rules and procedures for claiming said credit.
New Jersey A3913 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Concerns family leave benefits during epidemic-related emergencies. State employees that require sick leave due to COVID-19, either for themselves or qualifying family members, shall be paid for the full time, regardless of time earned, nut not to exceed their maximum benefits.
New Jersey S2325 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Prohibits electric, gas, or water public utility service discontinuances to residential customers during certain epidemics. Prohibits electric, gas, or water public utility service discontinuances due to non-payment, to residential customers during the COVID-19 crisis.
New Jersey A3931 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Suspends local ordinances concerning single-use carryout bags Suspends local ordinances concerning single-use carryout bags, and prohibits use of reusable carryout bags in grocery stores and food retailers for 30 days after emergency has ended.
New Jersey A3936 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires NJT to refund customers or offer credit for certain tickets and passes due to COVID-19 pandemic. Requires New Jersey Transit Corporation to refund, or offer credit, to customers for certain tickets that are unusable due to COVID-19
New Jersey S2371 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes NJ Hospitality Emergency Loan Program in EDA to provide no-interest loans to qualified small hospitality businesses Establishes a loan program for the EDA in order to provide money to qualified small hospitality businesses and appropriates $5MM for that purpose.
New Jersey S2369 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Waives required physical presence of employee during coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Any employee that is able to perform work duties remotely shall be allowed to do so, regardless of any company statute forbidding so.
New Jersey S2364 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Clarifies that local governments may accept certain electronic payments. Allows local governments to accept payments through in-person-based electronic transfer services
New Jersey S2361 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes second degree crime of making credible threat to infect another with COVID-19 or similar infectious disease that triggered public emergency. Establishes second degree crime of making credible threat to infect another with COVID-19 or similar infectious disease that triggered public emergency.
New Jersey A3949 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Prohibits consumer reporting agencies from making reports containing adverse information related to persons affected by coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. No user of a consumer report can consider any adverse action that is a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic, and no reporting agency shall include any adverse information that is a direct result of the COVID-19 crisis.
New Jersey A3930 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Excludes payments made for unemployment compensation benefits related to layoffs resulting from coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic The costs of unemployment compensation benefits paid due to the COVID-19 crisis shall not be considered when calculating employers contributions to state unemployment fund.
New Jersey A3937 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Allows 45 day extension for filing a return under the sales tax during state of emergency related to COVID-19 pandemic. Allows 45 day extension for filing a return under the sales tax during state of emergency related to COVID-19 pandemic.
New Jersey A3929 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Permits taxpayer to file or make gross income tax. corporation business tax, or sales and use tax return or payment by July 31, 2020 without penalty. Extends deadline for taxpayers to make tax payments to July 31st without penalty.
New Jersey A3944 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Extends due date for third quarter property tax payments to July 15, 2020 without interest. Extends due date for third quarter property tax payments to July 15, 2020 without interest.
New Jersey A3948 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Concerns mortgage and loan forbearance, rent suspension, and consumer reporting during coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Property owners may request a mortgage forebearance for 90 days, and a subsequent forbearance for an additional 90 days, not to exceed a total of 180 days.
New Jersey A3951 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Provides civil immunity for employer for damages arising from employee's injury or death related to exposure to coronavirus disease 2019 ("COVID-19") Provides employers with protections from civil liabilities arising from an employee's injury or death related to exposure to COVID-19 while being required to work.
New Jersey S2362 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Makes FY 2020 supplemental Grants-in-Aid appropriation of $10 million to DCA for NJSHARES - S.M.A.R.T. Program. Appropriates $10mm for NJSHARES Program from the Universal Service Fund and the Affordable Housing Trust Fund ($5MM each)
New Jersey A3955 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Provides one-time deduction of $10,000 for certain taxpayers under GIT. Provides a one-time deduction of $10,000, in addition to certain personal exemptions, for certain gross income taxpayers
New Jersey A3953 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires hospitals to report coronavirus disease 2019 demographic data. Requires hospitals to report demographic data including age, race, ethnicity, and gender for those who test positive, die, or receive treatment for COVID-19
New Jersey A3946 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Provides relief to students receiving State financial aid to address special circumstances due to 2020 health state of emergency. Excludes the Spring 2020 semester from a student's lifetime eligibility requirements for all state financial aid programs.
New Jersey A3938 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Excludes from severance requirements under "Millville Dallas Airmotive Plant Job Loss Notification Act" mass layoffs resulting from coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. Clarifies that a mass layoff that is required because of a natural disaster or state of emergency, shall not be classifed as a mass layoff, and thus does not need to meet existing unemployment and severance laws.
New Jersey S2331 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Assists inmates released from incarceration in obtaining necessary reentry benefits. Assists inmates with particular life sustaining benefits made more difficult during the COVID-19 crisis. Includes emergency cash assistance and housing, as well as obtaining identification.
New Jersey A3932 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires coronavirus disease 2019 testing for certain persons. Department of Health shall require prioritized and expedited tests for first responders, including healthcare workers and law enforcement personnel.
New Jersey A3956 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes "2020 New Jersey Emergency Rental Assistance Program"; appropriates $100 million. Establishes a rental assistance program for those residents that can prove a loss of income due to the COVID-19 crisis, and appropriates $100million for that fund.
New Jersey S2359 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires coronavirus disease 2019 testing for certain persons. Department of Health shall require prioritized and expedited tests for first responders, including healthcare workers and law enforcement personnel.
New Jersey A3927 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires institution of higher education to provide refund or credit to students for unused on-campus student housing and meal plans due to COVID-19 public health emergency. Institutions of higher education must issue a pro-rated refund or credit for qualilified student expenses including meal plans, and on campus housing within 30 days of bill passing.
New Jersey S2360 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Allows gross income tax deduction for charitable contributions to certain New Jersey-based charitable organizations during COVID-19 pandemic. Provides for an income tax deduction of $20,000 for couples, or $10,000 for individuals who donate to a New Jersey based charity during the COVID-19 crisis.
New Jersey A3996 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Provides for waivers of contract penalties and modification of contract terms on public contracts between non-profit organizations and State agencies for failure to perform due to COVID-19 pandemic. A State agency that has awarded a contract to or entered into an agreement with a non-profit organization may provide a waiver of any penalty provided in the contract or agreement for the failure of the non-profit organization to fulfill the terms and conditions in the contract or agreement if the failure is due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.
New Jersey A3959 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes NJ Hospitality Emergency Loan Program in EDA to provide no-interest loans to qualified small hospitality businesses; makes $5 million appropriation to EDA. Establishes a loan program for the EDA in order to provide money to qualified small hospitality businesses and appropriates $5MM for that purpose.
New Jersey A3961 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes use of telemedicine and telehealth in connection with medicinal cannabis program for duration of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emergency. Health care practitioners may use telemedicine and telehealth to authorize qualifying patients for the medical use of cannabis.
New Jersey A3957 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Makes FY 2020 supplemental Grants-in-Aid appropriation of $10 million to DCA for NJSHARES - S.M.A.R.T. Program. Appropriates $10mm for NJSHARES Program from the Universal Service Fund and the Affordable Housing Trust Fund ($5MM each)
New Jersey A4014 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires EDA to provide low interest loans to qualified small businesses and not-for-profit corporations during state of emergency declared by Governor. Provides for an economic growth account for business programs, which will invest in small and medium-size businesses that have the greatest potential for creating jobs and stimulating economic growth. Requires EDA to provide low interest loans to qualified small businesses and not-for-profit corporations during state of emergency declared by Governor.
New Jersey A3960 (2020-2021 Regular Session) "COVID-19 Fiscal Mitigation Act" Allows CBT and GIT tax credits to certain taxpayers that retain employees during COVID-19 pandemic
New Jersey A3966 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Allows certain alcoholic beverage manufacturers to sell and deliver products during declared state of emergency. Allows certain alcoholic beverage manufacturers and retail consumption licensees to sell and deliver products during declared state of emergency; exempts alcohol used by distillery in production of hand sanitizer from alcoholic beverage tax.
New Jersey A4021 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires DOH to administer coronavirus disease 2019 antibody testing. This bill requires the Department of Health (DOH) to administer coronavirus disease 2019 antibody testing, and is to administer voluntary antibody titers or contract with an entity that administers antibody titers, to determine if tested individuals have previously contacted and recovered from the coronavirus disease 2019.
New Jersey S2378 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes loan redemption program for health care professionals. Establishes loan redemption program for health care professionals who provide health care services or health care-related administrative services at approved sites during COVID-19 pandemic.
New Jersey A3975 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires DCF and DOE to provide certain child abuse and neglect services or information remotely or through distance learning mechanisms. Requires Department of Children and Families and Department of Education to provide certain child abuse and neglect services or information remotely or through distance learning mechanisms.
New Jersey A4012 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes pharmacists to order and administer tests for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) consistent with federal guidance. A licensed pharmacist shall be authorized to order or administer to any person any test for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) that the federal Food and Drug Administration has authorized for use, so long as the manufacturer of the test is registered with the federal Food and Drug Administration.
New Jersey A3971 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes the issuance of "coronavirus relief bonds" by municipalities and counties. A local unit that requires moneys because of a loss of revenue, unanticipated expenses, or both, which are directly attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic may incur indebtedness, borrow money, and authorize and issue bonds, entitled "coronavirus relief bonds."
New Jersey S2379 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Concerns financial security. Establishes the financial security for consumers act. No user of a consumer report can consider any adverse action that is a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Amends the term "creditor" from original bill to provide some exclusions.
New Jersey S2350 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Concerns benefits and leave provided to workers. Suspends section of state law requiring 45 days notice of a layoff to employees who have their weekly hours of work reduced and receive shared time unemployment benefits under a shared work program.
New Jersey S2384 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires health care facilities to report certain coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) data related to health care workers and certain first responders. The Commissioner of Health shall require general acute care hospitals, special hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, ambulatory surgical centers, and nursing homes licensed to report certain coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) data related to health care workers and certain first responders.
New Jersey A4127 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Allows local governments and school districts to engage in certain borrowing to aid with COVID-19 response. Allows local governments and school districts to engage in certain borrowing to aid with COVID-19 response, supplementing Title 40A of the New Jersey Statutes.
New Jersey A4016 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes the New Jersey Rare Disease Advisory Council. Establishes the New Jersey Rare Disease Advisory Council in the Department of Health which shall advise the Legislature, State departments, agencies, commissions, and authorities, and private agencies providing services for persons diagnosed with a rare disease.
New Jersey A4019 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes certain forms of testing for coronavirus disease 2019. Individuals shall be authorized to undergo testing forCOVID-19 or for antibodies, without prior authorization from a health care professional, as may be approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration, including, self-collection of testing specimens, the use of mail-order laboratory testing services, the use of home testing kits, and the use of laboratories that have federal approval but are not otherwise licensed in New Jersey.
New Jersey A3976 (2020-2021 Regular Session) "Healthy Citizens and Healthy Business Act." Establishes the Healthy Citizens and Healthy Business Act. Allows non-essential businesses to re-open under certain conditions, so long as CDC, OSHA, and other guidelines are followed.
New Jersey A4129 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires health care facilities to report certain coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) data related to health care workers and certain first responders. The Commissioner of Health shall require general acute care hospitals, special hospitals, ambulatory care facilities, ambulatory surgical centers, and nursing homes licensed to report certain coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) data related to health care workers and certain first responders.
New Jersey S2388 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes certain forms of testing for cornavirus disease 2019. Individuals shall be authorized to undergo testing forCOVID-19 or for antibodies, without prior authorization from a health care professional, as may be approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration, including, self-collection of testing specimens, the use of mail-order laboratory testing services, the use of home testing kits, and the use of laboratories that have federal approval but are not otherwise licensed in New Jersey.
New Jersey A4030 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes Employment and Business-Related Tax Deferral Assistance Program. Establishes Employment and Business-Related Tax Deferral Assistance Program in EDA to allow small businesses to defer the payment and remittance of certain employment and business-related taxes during COVID-19 public health emergency.
New Jersey S2383 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires Commissioner of Education to establish three-year "Bridge Year Pilot Program." Requires Commissioner of Education to establish three-year “Bridge Year Pilot Program” for students graduating high school in 2021 and 2022 who were impacted by public health state of emergency caused by COVID-19. For the purpose of providing eligible students and student-athletes an opportunity to address lost time in educational activities, extracurricular activities, and sports programs as a result of the public health state of emergency
New Jersey S2380 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Concerns employment benefits and coronavirus disease 2019 infections contracted by essential employees. Defines regulations for employees that would be eligible for disability or workers compensation should they contract COVID-19. Makes assumption that any of the aforementioned individuals contracted the disease in the course of emplyment.
New Jersey A4017 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes alternative application and issuance procedure for employment certificates, age certificates, and special permits during state of emergency. Establishes alternative application and issuance procedure for employment certificates, age certificates, and special permits during state of emergency. Allows more information to be submitted remotely.
New Jersey S2392 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Allows extension of certain local government timeframes. Allows extension of certain local government timeframes; allows local governments to accept certain payments; allows local governments to conduct certain meetings remotely; adjusts certain property tax distribution and notice requirements.
New Jersey A4130 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Clarifies that local governments may accept certain electronic payments. Allows local governments to accept payments through in-person-based electronic transfer services
New Jersey A3978 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Limits service fees charged to restaurants by third-party food takeout and delivery applications during certain states of emergency. Limits internet-based food delivery service providers from charging local restaurants or their customers a fee for services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Jersey A4007 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires DOH to implement and oversee Isolation Prevention Project in long-term care facilities during public emergencies. Requires the Department of Health to implement and oversee Isolation Prevention Project in long-term care facilities during public emergencies in order to maintain morale in facilities.
New Jersey A3974 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in Chinese pharmaceutical companies. Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in Chinese pharmaceutical companies in order to promote reinvesting in New Jersey-based pharmaceutical manufacturing to improve health and economic resources.
New Jersey A4032 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Provides temporary modifications to payment and use of certain casino gaming taxes and fees due to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and State of Emergency. Provides temporary modifications to payment and use of certain casino gaming taxes and fees due to COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and State of Emergency; allows full deduction of promotional gaming credits and certain coupons from gross revenues. Defers fees imposed on casinos while facilities remain closed.
New Jersey A4029 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Provides gross income tax credit to health care workers or first responders involved in COVID-19 response. Specific health care workers and first responders shall be allowed a $1,000 credit against the tax otherwise due pursuant to the “New Jersey Gross Income Tax Act.”
New Jersey A4006 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Postpones NJQSAC review for certain school districts to accommodate disruption due to COVID-19 pandemic. Postpones New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (NJQSAC) review for certain school districts to accommodate disruption due to COVID-19 pandemic.
New Jersey A4004 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic Task Force on Racial and Health Disparities. Establishes the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic Task Force on Racial and Health Disparities, sets the number of members, and how they are to be chosen.
New Jersey A4005 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Concerns certain Medicaid and health insurance audits and health care provider claims payment and denial during coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. The Commissioner of Human Services shall postpone all Medicaid audits of health care providers for the duration of the state of emergency or the public health emergency, whichever period of declared emergency is longer, and for a period of 90 days thereafter.
New Jersey A3999 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Concerns employment benefits and coronavirus disease 2019 infections contracted by essential employees. Creates a presumption that impairment of health caused by COVID-19 was incurred in the performance and discharge of essential employees.
New Jersey A3998 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Concerns certain workers' compensation supplemental benefits for surviving dependents of essential employees who die in course of employment. This bill provides supplemental benefit payments to the dependents of essential employees who died in the course of employment due to the contraction of coronavirus disease 2019.
New Jersey A4132 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Concerns benefits and leave provided to workers. The bill assists certain laid off workers by increasing the maximum amount which a laid off worker may earn in employment without a reduction in UI benefits, from 20% of the worker’s weekly UI benefit amount, to 40% of the worker’s weekly UI benefit amount.
New Jersey A4034 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes Governor to permit mortgage forbearance and rent payment responsibility reduction for residential property owners and tenants during emergency circumstances; concerns consumer reporting during coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. This bill would allow the Governor to permit emergency-impacted mortgage forbearances and rent payment responsibility reductions for certain emergency-impacted residential property owners and tenants when a state of emergency or public health emergency has been declared. The bill would also establish consumer reporting protections in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Jersey A4121 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes Jersey Shore Safety and Economy Task Force. This bill establishes the Jersey Shore Safety and Economy Task Force. The purpose of the task force is to develop safety standards and protocols to ensure safe working and operating conditions.
New Jersey A4125 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes local units to temporarily make special emergency appropriations for COVID-19 response. This bill would authorize a municipality or county to make special emergency appropriations to support its response to the COVID-19 crisis. As a result of this authorization, municipalities and counties would also be able to issue special emergency notes to fund these appropriations under current law.
New Jersey A4038 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Concerns financial security. Establishes the financial security for consumers act. No user of a consumer report can consider any adverse action that is a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Amends the term "creditor" from original bill to provide some exclusions.
New Jersey S2397 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes COVID-19 Transitional Assistance Local Grant Program in DHS. This bill establishes the COVID-19 Transitional Assistance Local Grant Program in the Department of Human Services. The goal of the program is to award one-time grants to certain municipalities in order to provide residents, who have been financially affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, with transitional assistance.
New Jersey A4039 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes loan redemption program for health care professionals who provide health care services or health care-related administrative services at approved sites during COVID-19 pandemic. This bill would establish, within the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (authority), a COVID-19 Exemplary Service Loan Redemption Program to provide for the redemption of eligible qualifying loan expenses of health care professionals in exchange for the professionals’ ongoing provision of health care and administrative services at approved sites during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Jersey S2436 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes pharmacists to order and administer tests for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) consistent with federal guidance. A licensed pharmacist shall be authorized to order or administer to any person any test for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) that the federal Food and Drug Administration has authorized for use, so long as the manufacturer of the test is registered with the federal Food and Drug Administration.
New Jersey A4131 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires DOH to establish sanitization guidelines for hotels operating in State. This bill requires the Commissioner of Health to issue protocols for the sanitization of each hotel in the State.
New Jersey A4120 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes toll free helpline for first responders, health care workers, and other frontline workers experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder. This bill establishes a toll free helpline for first responders, health care workers, and other frontline workers experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder.
New Jersey A4124 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires DOBI to promote Consumer Inquiry and Response Center during coronavirus 2019 pandemic. This bill requires the Department of Banking and Insurance to promote its Consumer Inquiry and Response Center (CIRC) during the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that individuals and providers know how to report issues, including but not limited to, issues related to telehealth coverage.
New Jersey A4043 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes COVID-19 Transitional Assistance Local Grant Program in DHS. This bill establishes the COVID-19 Transitional Assistance Local Grant Program in the Department of Human Services. The goal of the program is to award one-time grants to certain municipalities in order to provide residents, who have been financially affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, with transitional assistance.
New Jersey A4033 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes "2020 New Jersey Burial Assistance Program;" appropriates $20 million. This bill establishes in the Department of Human Services a burial assistance program for individuals, whose loved ones have died due to COVID-19, during the COVID-19 crisis. Appropriates $20M.
New Jersey S2407 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Extends accidental death benefits to certain members of PFRS, PERS,SPRS who die from COVID-19. This bill extends accidental death benefits to certain members of the Police and Firemen’s Retirement System, and the Public Employees’ Retirement System, who die from COVID-19.
New Jersey S2413 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Concerns delivery and sale of alcoholic beverages during declared state of emergency; exempts alcohol used by distillery in production of hand sanitizer from alcoholic beverage tax. The bill allows certain alcoholic beverage manufacturers to deliver, by common carrier or otherwise, their products to the residences of consumers in original containers or any closed and sealed container during the state of emergency.
New Jersey S2447 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes toll free helpline for first responders, health care workers, and other frontline workers experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder. This bill establishes a toll free helpline for first responders, health care workers, and other frontline workers experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder.
New Jersey S2411 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires institutions of higher education to refund to students percentage of tuition and fees and certain costs associated with student housing and meals plans for spring 2020 semester. This bill requires each institution of higher education to provide a 25 percent refund of tuition and fees to students who enrolled in and submitted payment for an in-person course of instruction that was instead provided to students in a virtual or remote format due to the public health emergency.
New Jersey S2412 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires refund or credit for certain transient and short-term rental reservations when public health emergency or state of emergency is in effect. This bill requires a transient space marketplace or owner of a private short-term rental housing accommodation, to provide a refund or credit for a reservation or booking for a transient accommodation in the State that would occur during a public health emergency.
New Jersey S2425 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes local units temporarily make special emergency appropriations for COVID-19 response. This bill would authorize a municipality or county to make special emergency appropriations to support its response to the COVID-19 crisis. As a result of this authorization, municipalities and counties would also be able to issue special emergency notes to fund these appropriations under current law.
New Jersey S2448 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes use of telemedicine and telehealth in connection with medicinal cannabis program for duration of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emergency. This bill authorizes, for the duration of the COVID-19 emergency, the use of telemedicine and telehealth to approve qualifying patients for the medical use of cannabis and to issue written instructions for medical cannabis to qualifying patients.
New Jersey S2446 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Directs Dept. of Agriculture to purchase agricultural food products from NJ farmers impacted by coronavirus pandemic, and distribute products to school breakfast and lunch programs and food banks; appropriate $1 million. This bill would direct the New Jersey Department of Agriculture to establish a program to purchase agricultural food products from farmers in the State who are unable to sell their products due to disruptions in the market or food supply chain caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
New Jersey S2422 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires automobile insurers to issue credits reflecting reduced driving due to "stay at home" order during COVID-19 pandemic and reduce rates in consideration of financial hardships related thereto. This bill provides that every insurer writing private passenger automobile insurance in this State shall issue a refund or credit to each insured with a policy in effect on March 21, 2020 which reflects the insurer’s reduced risk exposure resulting from the reduced driving experience and changing driving habits of New Jersey’s drivers during the Public Health Emergency.
New Jersey S2433 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires electronic signature and submission process for all candidate, recall, initiative, and referendum petitions for remaining 2020 elections and thereafter during COVID-19 emergency. This bill requires an electronic process for the collection of petition signatures and their submission for all elections remaining in 2020 and thereafter for the duration of the COVID-19 public health emergency. This bill would apply to petitions required to be submitted by any candidate or delegate, and for recall, initiative, and referendum petitions.
New Jersey A4119 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Prohibits default approvals of certain municipal land use applications. This bill would prohibit default approvals from applying to municipal agencies with respect to certain emergency circumstances.
New Jersey A3969 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Allows extension of certain local government timeframes The bill provides expansive authority to the Director of the Division of Local Government Services in the Department of Community Affairs to extend certain deadlines applicable to local government units of the State during periods of emergency declared by the Governor.
New Jersey S2449 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Permits local governments to issue notes with extended terms during public health emergencies. This bill would permit local governments to issue notes with extended terms when there is a public health emergency. This bill would provide local governments with financial flexibility during, and in the aftermath of, a health crisis such as the current COVID-19 public health emergency.
New Jersey S2404 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Postpones New Jersey Quality Single Accountability Continuum (NJQSAC) review for certain school districts to accommodate disruption due to COVID-19 pandemic. This bill would postpone the comprehensive review under NJQSAC for certain districts in order to allow the school districts and the Department of Education to focus their time and resources in addressing issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Jersey A4035 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Permits municipalities to adopt, by resolution, grace period concluding no later than September 1, 2020 for third quarter property tax payments due and payable on August 1, 2020. This bill would permit the governing body of a municipality, by resolution, with respect to the third quarter property tax payments due on August 1, 2020, to institute a grace period concluding no later than September 1, 2020 for the payment of property taxes by property taxpayers.
New Jersey S2451 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Provides for waivers of contract penalties and modification of contract terms on public contracts between non-profit organizations and State agencies for failure to perform due to COVID-19 pandemic. This bill provides that a State agency that has awarded a contract to or entered into an agreement with a non-profit organization may provide a waiver of any penalty provided in the contract or agreement for the failure of the non-profit organization to fulfill the terms and conditions in the contract or agreement if the failure is due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
New Jersey S2445 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in Chinese pharmaceutical companies. Prohibits investment by State of pension and annuity funds in Chinese pharmaceutical companies in order to promote reinvesting in New Jersey-based pharmaceutical manufacturing to improve health and economic resources.
New Jersey A4037 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires electronic signature and submission process for all candidate, recall, initiative, and referendum petitions for remaining 2020 elections and thereafter during COVID-19 emergency. This bill requires an electronic process for the collection of petition signatures and their submission for all elections remaining in 2020 and thereafter for the duration of the COVID-19 public health emergency. This bill would apply to petitions required to be submitted by any candidate or delegate, and for recall, initiative, and referendum petitions.
New Jersey A4142 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires Commissioner of Education to establish three-year "Bridge Year Pilot Program" for certain students who were impacted by public health state of emergency caused by coronavirus disease 2019.* Requires Commissioner of Education to establish three-year “Bridge Year Pilot Program” for students graduating high school in 2021 and 2022 who were impacted by public health state of emergency caused by COVID-19. For the purpose of providing eligible students and student-athletes an opportunity to address lost time in educational activities, extracurricular activities, and sports programs as a result of the public health state of emergency
New Jersey A4137 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires hospitals to collect and report data on gender identity and sexual orientation in relation to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This bill revises the demographic data that hospitals are required to report in connection with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic; in regards to sexual orientation and gender identity.
New Jersey A4136 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires coronavirus disease 2019 testing for patients and staff of certain facilities. This bill requires coronavirus disease 2019 testing for the patients and staff of long-term care facilities and the patients and staff of the State developmental centers and State psychiatric hospitals listed
New Jersey A4148 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Permits local governments to issue notes with extended terms during public health emergencies. This bill would permit local governments to issue notes with extended terms when there is a public health emergency. This bill would provide local governments with financial flexibility during, and in the aftermath of, a health crisis such as the current COVID-19 public health emergency.
New Jersey A4144 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes task force to study the impact of and response to COVID-19 pandemic in New Jersey. This bill establishes a 16 member task force, to be known as the “New Jersey COVID-19 Review Task Force,” to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to New Jersey, and New Jersey response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Jersey A4152 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Waives required physical presence of employee during coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. This bill waives any statutes requiring employers to have an employee physically present for work in cases where the employee can perform the work remotely. The waiver is for the duration of the public health emergency and state of emergency declared by the Governor concerning the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
New Jersey A3945 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Extends eligibility for accidental disability and accidental death benefits to certain PFRS,SPRS and PERS members who contract COVID-19.* Makes amendments to existing law, regarding extensions for eligibilty of benefits for certain members of the Police and Firemen’s Retirement System, the Public Employees’ Retirement System, and the State Police Retirement System.
New Jersey A4150 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires hospitals and long-term care facilities to maintain 90-day supply of personal protection equipment during coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. This bill requires hospitals and long-term care facilities to maintain a 90-day supply of personal protection equipment during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
New Jersey S2485 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes municipality to prohibit eviction as a remedy of nonpayment of rent due during time surrounding COVID-19 pandemic. The bill provides that a municipality may, through the adoption of an “emergency anti-eviction ordinance,” prior to the conclusion of the covered period, prohibit eviction for nonpayment or habitually late payment of rent by a residential or nonresidential tenant, or both.
New Jersey S2479 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires DOH to establish sanitization guidelines for hotels operating in State. This bill requires the Commissioner of Health to issue protocols for the sanitization of each hotel in the State.
New Jersey A4156 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Protects health care professionals from retaliatory action by employers and permits health care professionals to refuse to perform certain services onsite at certain times during ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. An employer is prohibited from taking any retaliatory action against a health care professional who speaks out against an employer’s business practice that the health care professional reasonably believes is in violation of a law, or a rule or regulation promulgated pursuant to law, or Executive Order, including conditions that violate health and safety standards, insufficient measures to alleviate exposures to communicable disease or other health or safety hazards, or improper quality of patient care.
New Jersey S2481 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes task force to study the impact of and response to COVID-19 pandemic in New Jersey. This bill establishes a 16 member task force, to be known as the “New Jersey COVID-19 Review Task Force,” to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to New Jersey, and New Jersey response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Jersey S2488 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Allocates $50 million to Department of Labor and Workforce Development from federal government assistance to improve unemployment insurance benefit claims processing capacity. This bill allocates $50 million in available federal assistance to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The money shall be spent in efforts to improve the benefit claims processing capacity of the unemployment insurance (UI) program following the unprecedented spike in UI benefit claims filings caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
New Jersey S2487 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes "2020 New Jersey Burial Assistance Program;" appropriates $20 million. This bill establishes in the Department of Human Services a burial assistance program for individuals, whose loved ones have died to COVID-19, during the COVID-19 crisis.
New Jersey S2437 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Limits service fees charged to restaurants by third-party food takeout and delivery applications during COVID-19 state of emergency.* Limits service fees charged to restaurants by third-party food takeout and delivery applications during COVID-19 state of emergency.
New Jersey A4175 (2020-2021 Regular Session) "New Jersey COVID-19 Emergency Bond Act," authorizes issuance of State bonds totaling $5 billion and authorizes borrowing from federal government. Authorizing the creation of a debt of the State of New Jersey by the issuance of bonds of the State in the aggregate principal amount of $5,000,000,000 for the purpose of responding to the fiscal exigencies caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic; authorizing the Governor to apply for and receive federal stimulus loans for the benefit of the State; authorizing the Governor to apply for and receive federal stimulus loans for the benefit of local government units
New Jersey A4166 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes public awareness campaign concerning programs and services for first responders, healthcare workers, and other frontline workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder during COVID-19 pandemic. Establishes public awareness campaign concerning programs and services for first responders, healthcare workers, and other frontline workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder during COVID-19 pandemic.
New Jersey S2495 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes elective surgeries and invasive procedures to be performed during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emergency. Authorizes elective surgeries and invasive procedures to be performed during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emergency.
New Jersey S2491 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires DHS to provide psychiatric service dogs to first responders, health care workers, and other frontline workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorders due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Requires DHS to provide psychiatric service dogs to first responders, health care workers, and other frontline workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorders due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Jersey S2490 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires health care facilities to screen health care workers, first responders, and other frontline workers for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder related to COVID-19 pandemic. Requires health care facilities to screen health care workers, first responders, and other frontline workers for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder related to COVID-19 pandemic.
New Jersey A4170 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Restricts use of certain data collected for purposes of contact tracing related to COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Health, county and local boards of health, and other entities that collect data regarding an individual for the purposes of contact tracing related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, may only use the data for the purposes of completing contact tracing.
New Jersey A4161 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Authorizes local units to temporarily make special emergency appropriations for COVID-19 response and recovery. This bill would authorize a municipality or county to make special emergency appropriations to support its response to, and recovery from, the COVID-19 emergency. This authority would be available in any fiscal year in which a declared emergency in response to COVID-19 is in effect.
New Jersey A4167 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires DHS to provide psychiatric service dogs to first responders, health care workers, and other frontline workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorders due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This bill requires that in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Human Services (DHS) contract with a recognized service dog training agency or school to provide psychiatric service dogs trained by the agency or school to first responders, health care workers, and other frontline workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder due to the pandemic.
New Jersey S2492 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Establishes public awareness campaign concerning programs and services for first responders, healthcare workers, and other frontline workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder during COVID-19 pandemic. This bill requires the Commissioner of Human Services to establish a public awareness campaign to provide information to the general public concerning the programs and services available for first responders, healthcare workers, and other frontline workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
New Jersey S2494 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Makes FY 2020 supplemental appropriation of $1 million to DHS and DCF to support certain direct support professional wage increases during coronavirus 2019 public health crisis. This bill makes a $1 million FY 2020 supplemental appropriation from the General Fund to the Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to support certain direct support professional (DSP) wage increases during the coronavirus 2019 public health crisis.
New Jersey A4173 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires health care facilities to screen health care workers, first responders, and other frontline workers for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder related to COVID-19 pandemic. This bill requires health care facilities to establish procedures to screen health care workers, first responders, and other frontline workers, upon intake for inpatient or outpatient services, for the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
New Jersey A4172 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Requires DOH to establish sanitization standards and protocols for casinos operating in State. Requires DOH to establish sanitization standards and protocols for casinos operating in State.
New Jersey A4169 (2020-2021 Regular Session) Protects health care professionals from retaliatory action by employers during ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. This bill provides whistleblower protections to health care professionals during the pendency of Executive Order 103 of 2020, or any subsequent Executive Order, issued in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
New York A09503 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Makes appropriations for the support of government - Aid to Localities Budget. Authorizes the reappropriation of state funds from non-essential areas into essential areas and industries to address the COVID-19 crisis.
New York A09504 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Makes appropriations for the support of government - Capital Projects Budget. Reappropriates funds from the capital projects budget into special revenue funds and comprehensive construction programs (referred to by the abbreviation, CCP).
New York A09506 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state education, labor, housing and family assistance budget for the 2020-2021 state fiscal year Forces hospitals to treat individuals that are a suspected or presumptive positive for COVID-19, even if they do not deem it medically necessary. A volunteer organization will not be responsible (immunity) for and harm or damages in or around their facility due to the state's response under the emergency declaration.
New York A09508 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state transportation, economic development and environmental conservation budget for the 2020-2021 state fiscal year Amends traffic law in relation to penalties for commercial vehicles in support of local highway assistance.
New York A10153 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides provisions for certain employee benefits when such employee is subject to a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19. Provides protections and support for employees negatively impacted by the virus.
New York A10189 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Extends the authorization of the county of Rensselaer to impose an additional one percent sales and compensating use tax. Guarantees funding for schools in spite of closures due to coronavirus.
New York A10226 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires certain perils be covered under business interruption insurance during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Mandates that corporate insurance policies cover coronavirus-related issues for businesses with fewer than 100 employees.
New York A10227 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to moving the date of the presidential primary to June 23, 2020; permits absentee voting in the event of an imminent, impending or urgent threat resulting from a disease outbreak; removes certain presidential candidates and their delegates from primary ballot where the candidate has suspended their campaigns or removed themselves from consideration for election to such office. Delays the 2020 presidential primary and make additional allowances for absentee voting.
New York S07504 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Makes appropriations for the support of government - Capital Projects Budget. Amendment to Bill 09504. Reallocates various funds from less essential areas to essential areas for the continuation of governmental function.
New York S07506 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state education, labor, housing and family assistance budget for the 2020-2021 state fiscal year Clears a path for reapportioning monies from various sources into the 2020-2021 budget for education, labor, and housing.
New York S07508 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the state transportation, economic development and environmental conservation budget for the 2020-2021 state fiscal year Allows for the metropolitan transit authority, triborough bridge, and tunnel authority to borrow money or notes to offset lost revenue from taxes, tolls and other streams due to COVID-19
New York S08091 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides provisions for certain employee benefits when such employee is subject to a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19. Provides protections and support for employees negatively impacted by the virus.
New York S08109 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Suspends mortgages and loans from state-chartered banks and state-chartered credit unions for small businesses and restaurants that have closed or reduced services due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Mortgage relief for businesses impacted by the emergency.
New York S08112 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Decreases the number of signatures needed for designating petitions and independent nominations by one-third for political subdivisions, wholly or in part, within a county in which one or more residents have been confirmed to be diagnosed with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) for year two thousand twenty. Lowers signature requirements for petitions and nominations due to coronavireus
New York S08117 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Creates a presumption that impairment of health caused by COVID-19 was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty of certain police, and parole and probation officers; and relates to use of sick leave due to COVID-19. Protects police offers and prison guards who contract coronavirus in the line of duty.
New York S08118 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Prohibits negative credit reporting on consumers who have suffered financial harm as a result of the declared state of emergency relating to the coronavirus. Prohibits negative credit impact on people who have suffered due to coronavirus
New York S08119 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to paratransit services within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Protects disabled Americans + helps people providing paratransit services
New York S08122 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Authorizing the New York city department of finance to extend until June 15, 2020, the deadline for the filing of applications and renewal applications for certain real property tax abatement programs in the interest of the health and safety of the public due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Extends tax filing/abatement application deadlines
New York S08123 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Permits any individual to receive free coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing; such individuals may be tested anonymously and no identifying information shall be provided to any non-medical state or federal agency. Permits any individual to receive free coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing; such individuals may be tested anonymously and no identifying information shall be provided to any non-medical state or federal agency.
New York S08124 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires airlines and travel insurance companies to provide refunds for travel cancelled due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Requires airlines and travel insurance companies to provide refunds for travel cancelled due to the emergency
New York S08126 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to the retiree earnings cap for health care officials and workers during a declared public health related state of emergency declared by the governor. Allows the state government to hire retired healthcare workers during the emergency.
New York S08139 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to suspending rent payments for certain tenants due to the state of emergency declared by Executive Order No. 202, where they have lost earned income or were forced to close their place of business; establishes a coronavirus rental assistance fund. Increases number of people covered under the COVID-19 rental assistance fund.
New York S08140 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a COVID-19 emergency rental assistance program; implements a program of rental assistance in the form of emergency vouchers for eligible individuals or families; defines terms. Establishes an emergency rental assistance program for qualified applicants in conjunction with public housing law.
New York A10239 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) presumption for accidental disability retirement and accidental death benefits. Provides that any death or disability claims due to symptoms from exposure to COVID-19 will be ruled accidental, and not due to negligence of the individual.
New York A10247 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to suspending rent payments for certain tenants due to the state of emergency declared by Executive Order No. 202 Increases number of people covered under the COVID-19 rental assistance fund. Affected residents must provide proof of lost income; business owners must show temporary or permanent business closure due to COVID-19
New York A10266 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Enacts the "small business emergency recovery act of 2020" Creates the "Small Business Recovery Act of 2020." Establishes an executive council that has financial responsibility over the appropriation of funds. Also establishes a small business and not-for-profit recovery loan program.
New York A10255 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a COVID-19 emergency small landlord assistance fund Creates the "COVID-19 Small Landlord Assistance Fund" to provided assistance to those landlords that meet certain criteria, whose tenants qualify for suspended rent payments.
New York A10248 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a COVID-19 emergency rental assistance program Establishes an emergency rental assistance program for qualified applicants in conjunction with public housing law.
New York A10290 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides that no default in the payment of rent due or judgment of possession shall be entered Court systems and landlords cannot take action against any tenant from the beginning date of March 7th, and an end date of six months after the end of emergency declaration. Such tenants will not be held in default until that time.
New York A10261 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Suspends all student loan, mortgage, auto loan, credit card, and utility payments for ninety days in response to the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Suspends all student loan, mortgage, auto loan, credit card, and utility payments for ninety days in response to the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19
New York S08171 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Extends the provisions found in Section 3000-a of the Public Health Law (Good Samaritan Law) Protects individuals and non-profit organizations from civil liabilities for rendering first aid to an individual who has been infected by COVID-19
New York S08184 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes tiers of essential employees during a state of emergency and designates categories of employees in each tier. Establishes tiers of essential employees during a state of emergency and designates categories of employees in each tier. Tier I includes medical professionals the provide direct care.
New York S08195 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Creates a tax deduction up to five thousand dollars for transportation and personal protective equipment expenses of health care professionals and emergency medical technicians relating to the COVID-19 declared emergency. Creates a tax deduction up to $5,000.00 for individuals and organizations that transport PPE to qualified recipients.
New York S08178 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires certain perils be covered under business interruption insurance during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Requires insurance companties to cover business interruption during a declared state of emergency.
New York S08169 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the coronavirus pandemic small business and not-for-profit organization loan program. In reference to the "Small Business Recovery Act of 2020." Establishes an executive council that has financial responsibility over the appropriation of funds. Also establishes a small business and not-for-profit recovery loan program.
New York S08182 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Authorizes licensed pharmacists to administer a vaccine for COVID-19. Authorizes licensed pharmacists to administer a vaccine for COVID-19, among other illnesses.
New York S08172 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides for requirements for sick leave when such employee is subject to a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19. Employees that are subject to mandatory or precautionary quarantine due to COVID-19 shall be eligible for paid sick leave.
New York S08167 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides eligibility for unemployment benefits for certain persons under quarantine for coronavirus (COVID-19). Unemployment benefits shall be paid to any employee who is forced or voluntarily quarantines due to COVID-19. Claimant shall not be subject to re-employment requirements or use vacation time during said quarantine.
New York S08196 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a tax credit for first responders during the novel coronavirus Establishes a tax credit for first responders during the COVID-19 outbreak, equal to the entire amount of income tax imposed during the applicable period
New York S08179 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides relief for business owners and employers affected by COVID-19. Any small business who is forced to terminate an employee or employees shall be exempt from any unemployment insurance rate increases
New York S08176 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Authorizes the New York state thruway authority to eliminate all tolls on the New York state thruway Trucks and delivery vehicles transporting essential supplies including medicine, medical supplies, cleaning products, food, beverages and construction equipment, in response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic shall be exempt from tolls.
New York S08190 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the Emergency Coronavirus Affordable Housing Preservation Act of 2020 Establishes the Emergency Coronavirus Affordable Housing Preservation Act of 2020 to implement protections to reduce the harm to New York residents and ensure safe, decent, sanitary, affordable housing and financial stability during the COVID-19 crisis
New York A10303 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to paratransit services within the state and city of New York during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Extends the certification for all Americans with Disabilities act customers, whose certifications would expire between March 1st and July 31st, until August 31st.
New York A10304 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a tax credit for first responders Establishes a tax credit for first responders during the COVID-19 outbreak, equal to the entire amount of income tax imposed during the applicable period
New York A10306 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Authorizes voting by proxy at a judicial district convention due to novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Should an elected delegate not be able to attend a judicial district convention, said delegate may vote by proxy, as opposed to using an alternate.
New York A10297 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Prohibits the inclusion of claims for unemployment insurance arising from the closure of an employer due to COVID-19 from being included in such employer's experience rating charges. Prohibits the inclusion of claims for unemployment insurance arising from the closure of an employer due to COVID-19 from being included in such employer's experience rating charges
New York A10301 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to allowing prescriptions for controlled substances to be issued for greater than a thirty-day supply during a state of emergency. Allows prescriptions for controlled substances that are normally restricted to a thirty-day supply to be issued for greater than a thirty-day supply during a state of emergency, at the discretion of the prescriber.
New York S08211 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires certain perils be covered under business interruption insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Requires insurance companies to cover business interruption during a declared state of emergency.
New York A10325 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Suspends mortgage payments for any individual in the state that has become unemployed or has been forced to close their place of business as a result of government ordered restrictions in response to the outbreak of coronavirus Suspends mortgage payments for any individual in the state that has become unemployed or has been forced to close their place of business as a result of government ordered restrictions in response to the outbreak of coronavirus
New York A10318 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the Emergency Coronavirus Affordable Housing Preservation Act of 2020 Establishes the Emergency Coronavirus Affordable Housing Preservation Act of 2020 to implement protections to reduce the harm to New York residents and ensure safe, decent, sanitary, affordable housing and financial stability
New York A10328 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Extends enrollment of individuals in the rent increase exemption program for persons with disabilities Automatically extends enrollment of individuals in the rent increase exemption program for low income elderly persons and persons with disabilities
New York A10327 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires certain perils be covered under business interruption insurance policies Requires certain perils be covered under business interruption insurance policies issued to certain human services and community based health providers during the COVID-19 Crisis.
New York A10329 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides for assessment of activities conducted by the banking institution to support persons, and small businesses Provides for assessment of activities conducted by the banking institution to support persons, small businesses, minority- and women-owned businesses, and certain not-for-profit corporations affected by the outbreak of coronavirus
New York S08253 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Authorizes any firm, business, corporation, association, entity or not-for-profit corporation may opt into requiring the taking of body temperature Any business may opt into requiring the taking of body temperature of any employee, vendor or customer entering a place of business owned by such firm
New York S08231 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Prohibits the inclusion of claims for unemployment insurance arising from the closure of an employer due to COVID-19 from being included in such employer's experience rating charges. Prohibits the inclusion of claims for unemployment insurance arising from the closure of an employer due to COVID-19 from being included in such employer's experience rating charges
New York S08248 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to establishing a tax credit for essential retail employees during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak for tax owed between February 15, 2020 to June 15, 2020. Establishes a tax credit for essential retail employees during the COVID-19 outbreak for tax owed between February 15, 2020 to June 15, 2020; such period of time can be extended for up to three years by the commissioner.
New York S08237 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires the department of health to prepare a report on the number of surplus ventilators Requires the department of health to prepare a report on the number of surplus ventilators within the state at the conclusion of the COVID-19 state of emergency
New York S08251 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to the determination of points for service award programs for volunteer firefighters during a state disaster emergency Authorizes service award program sponsors to adjust certain point systems when such sponsor adopts written emergency response protocols that set different emergency response requirements for different entities prohibiting or restricting some participants from responding to non-emergency rescue and first aid squad calls
New York S08243 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to the forbearance of residential mortgage payments Requires New York regulated banking organizations to make applications for forbearance for residential mortgages available to qualified mortgagors as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and to grant such applications for a period of 90 days
New York S08228 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the crime of coronavirus related fraud Establishes the crime of coronavirus related fraud; requires sentences for such crime be run consecutively to any crime arising from the same criminal transaction.
New York S08229 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to price gouging, fraud, and deceptive acts involving medical supplies related to a public health emergency. It shall be unlawful to knowingly make, offer to distribute or distribute, offer to sell, or sell substandard or falsified medical supplies
New York S08232 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides restrictions for any company, individual, business or location that was issued a violationt for price gouging associated with the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 emergency. If a court rules that a violation has occurred in relation to price gouging, the company or individual responsible shall not qualify for any relief, or be eligible to apply for contracts with the state for a period of five years.
New York S08246 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Permits unemployment benefits under certain conditions for elderly citizens. Permits unemployment benefits in the case of voluntary separation from employment during the COVID-19 emergency for persons over age 65 or persons with health conditions which make them at risk.
New York S08249 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Excludes claims for unemployment insurance arising as a result of an employer closing his or her business because of novel coronavirus COVID-19 Prohibits the inclusion of claims for unemployment insurance arising from the closure of an employer due to COVID-19 from being included in such employer's experience rating charges
New York S08245 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires the department of health to conduct a study on the health impacts of COVID-19 on minorities in New York state. Requires the department of health to conduct a study on the health impacts of COVID-19 on minorities in New York state, in order to identify COVID-19 statewide and regional rates of infection, hospitalization, recovery and mortality and any racial and ethnic disparities in such rates.
New York A10348 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Suspends the forfeiture of unemployment benefits imposed under a prior claim based upon a willful false statement. Suspends the forfeiture of unemployment benefits imposed under a prior claim based upon a willful false statement or representation, during the COVID-19 state of emergency; requires penalties and refunds to be paid after the emergency ends.
New York A10351 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to the forbearance of residential mortgage payments. Requires New York regulated banking organizations to make applications for forbearance for residential mortgages available to qualified mortgagors as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and to grant such applications for a period of 90 days
New York A10357 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Enacts the COVID-19 essential workers appreciation act. Establishes the Essential Workers Appreciation Act. Requires businesses who have increased their profits due to the outbreak of COVID-19 to deposit five percent of gross profits into a fund to be used by the COVID-19 essential workers appreciation task force to make awards to essential employees and families.
New York A10362 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the COVID-19 recovery commission. Establishes the COVID-19 recovery commission to determine how much funding to seek and new issuances that will be sold to the federal reserve municipal liquidity facility and to gather information, testimony, advice and other input to make allocation decisions in respect of the new funding and recovery efforts related to COVID-19
New York A10349 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires employers to warn employees of potential hazardous environmental and health conditions in the workplace. Requires employers to warn employees of potential hazardous environmental and health conditions in the workplace. Such information shall be provided to employees and/or contract workers prior to the commencement of employment, or as soon as practicable, and employers shall ensure that employees and/or contract workers are continually updated as soon as possible of any additional environmental and health risks that may arise.
New York A10361 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides a COVID-19 relief tax credit to certain renters and residential rental property owners Proposes the COVID-19 housing relief credit, which would provide a tax credit to certain renters and residential rental property owners in an amount equal to one thousand five hundred dollars
New York A10354 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Permits the use of plastic bags until January 1, 2021 in response to the public health emergency related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Permits the use of plastic bags until January 1, 2021 and suspends any rule or regulation concerning bag waste reduction currently in effect until January 1, 2021
New York A10344 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides for requirements for sick leave when such employee is subject to a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19. Employees that are subject to mandatory or precautionary quarantine due to COVID-19 shall be eligible for paid sick leave.
New York A10347 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Creates a tax deduction up to five thousand dollars for transportation and personal protective equipment expenses of health care professionals and emergency medical technicians relating to the COVID-19 declared emergency. Creates a tax deduction up to five thousand dollars for transportation and personal protective equipment expenses of health care professionals and emergency medical technicians relating to the COVID-19 declared emergency.
New York S08275 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Suspends the forfeiture of unemployment benefits imposed under a prior claim based upon a willful false statement or representation, during the COVID-19 state of emergency; requires penalties and refunds to be paid after the emergency ends. Suspends the forfeiture of unemployment benefits imposed under a prior claim based upon a willful false statement or representation, during the COVID-19 state of emergency; requires penalties and refunds to be paid after the emergency ends.
New York S08264 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes an emergency public health transparency and accountability council Establishes an emergency public health transparency and accountability council to receive reports of allegations of violations of any law, regulation or executive order related to the COVID-19 outbreak, in nursing homes and adult care facilities, or any conditions or actions that otherwise put any health care provider or resident of a nursing home or adult care facility at unnecessary risk.
New York S08267 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Doubles the STAR property tax deduction for qualified medical providers Doubles the STAR property tax deduction for qualified medical providers or first responders charged with caring for COVID-19 patients; provides a $1,000 refundable state income tax credit for qualified medical providers or first responders
New York S08268 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the compassionate helper volunteer program. Establishes the compassionate helper volunteer program to implement a system by which eligible volunteers may provide free non-medical, quality of life services in hospitals to individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 and to their families.
New York S08272 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides for pandemic displaced employees grants to nursing homes and adult care facilities that have hired employees who have been displaced from their place of employment and/or hired temporary staff. The commissioner shall make grants available to nursing homes and adult care facilities that have hired employees who have been displaced from their place of employment and/or hired temporary staff to assist in providing information on residents to families due to any executive order issued by the governor related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York S08266 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Includes exposure to novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as an occupational disease. Includes exposure to COVID-19 as an occupational disease for which compensation shall be payable for disabilities sustained or death incurred by an employee.
New York S08271 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Enacts the essential workers student grant act. Enacts the essential workers student grant act to provide student financial aid grants to individuals who served as essential workers during the state of emergency declared as a result of COVID-19.
New York A10382 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the New York state COVID-19 health care worker loan forgiveness program. Establishes the New York state COVID-19 health care worker loan forgiveness program which forgives up to twenty thousand dollars in student loan debt from certain health care workers.
New York A10385 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Directs the department of health to request guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to determine whether the state can claim federal financial participation for coverage of and payment for certain prescription digital therapeutics. Directs the department of health to request guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to determine whether the state can claim federal financial participation for coverage of and payment for certain prescription digital therapeutics.
New York A10401 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Includes exposure to novel coronavirus, COVID-19, as an occupational disease for which compensation shall be payable for disabilities sustained or death incurred by an employee. Defines regulations for employees that would be eligible for disability or workers compensation should they contract COVID-19. Makes assumption that any of the aforementioned individuals contracted the disease in the course of emplyment.
New York A10396 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the rental real estate income relief tax credit. Establishes the rental real estate income relief tax credit.The amount of the credit shall be equal to the loss of rental income related to the inability of residential tenants and small business commercial tenants to pay rent as a result of government ordered restrictions.
New York A10408 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Prohibits internet-based food delivery service providers from charging local restaurants or their customers a fee for services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prohibits internet-based food delivery service providers from charging local restaurants or their customers a fee for services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York A10395 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a moratorium on the euthanizing of companion animals during the outbreak of novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Establishes a moratorium on the euthanization of companion animals during the COVID-19 outbreak, for a period of one year.
New York A10410 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to price gouging, fraud, and deceptive acts involving medical supplies related to a public health emergency. If a court rules that a violation has occurred in relation to price gouging, the company or individual responsible shall not qualify for any relief, or be eligible to apply for contracts with the state for a period of five years. The court may also impose a fine not to exceed $75,000, as well as restitution.
New York A10390 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the crime of coronavirus related fraud. Establishes the crime of coronavirus related fraud as a class A misdemeanor; requires sentences for such crime be run consecutively to any crime arising from the same criminal transaction.
New York A10391 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Creates a presumption that impairment of health caused by COVID-19 was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty Creates a presumption that impairment of health caused by COVID-19 was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty of certain police, parole and probation officers and other emergency responders; relates to use of sick leave due to COVID-19.
New York A10399 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Prohibits the operation of establishments where animals and/or fowls are slaughtered or butchered for food. The commissioner shall not license any person, firm, partnership or corporation to operate any place or establishment where animals and/or fowls are slaughtered or butchered for food.
New York A10378 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Creates a presumption that impairment of health caused by COVID-19 was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty of certain police, parole and probation officers and other emergency responders; relates to use of sick leave due to COVID-19. Creates a presumption that impairment of health caused by COVID-19 was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty of certain police, parole and probation officers and other emergency responders. Grants paid sick leave for first responders starting on the date of diagnosis, and employees are protected from any adverse action due to contraction.
New York A10393 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the compassionate helper volunteer program. Establishes the compassionate helper volunteer program to implement a system by which eligible volunteers may provide free non-medical, quality of life services in hospitals to individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 and to their families.
New York A10400 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Permits unemployment benefits in the case of voluntary separation from employment during the COVID-19 emergency. Permits unemployment benefits in the case of voluntary separation from employment during the COVID-19 emergency for persons over age 65 or persons with health conditions which make them at risk.
New York A10392 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Allows employers to participate in the shared work program under the unemployment insurance law retroactively to the date of the COVID-19 declared emergency. Any employer who has met certain requirements who has reduced hours to employees will be automatically and retroactively deemed an eligible shared work employer under this bill, and any employee whose work hours have been reduced as a result of the COVID-19 declared emergency shall be eligible for partial unemployment.
New York A10381 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Suspends evictions of rent regulated tenants when a tenant is forced to spend time away from their residence due to COVID-19. Suspends evictions of rent regulated tenants when a tenant is forced to spend time away from their residence due to COVID-19 and cannot meet occupancy requirements of one hundred eighty-three days or more.
New York S08287 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Creates a presumption that impairment of health caused by COVID-19 was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty of certain police, parole and probation officers and other emergency responders; relates to use of sick leave due to COVID-19. Creates a presumption that impairment of health caused by COVID-19 was incurred in the performance and discharge of duty of certain police, parole and probation officers and other emergency responders. Grants paid sick leave for first responders starting on the date of diagnosis, and employees are protected from any adverse action due to contraction.
New York S08292 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to providing requirements for sick leave and the provision of certain employee benefits. Employees that are subject to mandatory or precautionary quarantine due to COVID-19 shall be eligible for paid sick leave.
New York S08291 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Prohibits the operation of establishments where animals and/or fowls are slaughtered or butchered for food. The commissioner shall not license any person, firm, partnership or corporation to operate any place or establishment where animals and/or fowls are slaughtered or butchered for food.
New York S08192 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to the payment of rent due. Provides that no default in the payment of rent due or judgment of possession shall be entered between March seventh, two thousand twenty and a date six months after the expiration of the state COVID-19 disaster emergency declared pursuant to executive order two hundred two of two thousand twenty.
New York A10436 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides that public employees placed on furlough shall be entitled to any pension service credits such person would have received if employed full time. Provides that public employees placed on furlough shall be entitled to any pension service credits such person would have received if employed full time.
New York A10417 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Permits a student to elect to voluntarily repeat a grade if such student missed any in-person instruction as a result of the outbreak of novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Permits a student to elect to voluntarily repeat a grade if such student missed any in-person instruction as a result of the outbreak of novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
New York S08311 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Bans the use of facial recognition technology in the tracking of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Bans the use of facial recognition technology in the tracking of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
New York S08316 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Directs the department of health to request guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Directs the department of health to request guidance from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to determine whether the state can claim federal financial participation for coverage of and payment for certain prescription digital therapeutics.
New York S08321 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Places a moratorium on closing hospitals until December 31, 2023. Places a moratorium on closing hospitals until December 31, 2023, and prohibits hospitals from reducing capacity.
New York A10413 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the COVID-19 recovery local employment tax credit program. Establishes the COVID-19 recovery local employment tax credit program to provide tax incentives to employers for employing local employees in full-time or part-time positions in the two years following the conclusion of the state disaster emergency declared pursuant to executive order two hundred two.
New York A10434 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Automatically extends all students' compliance with health examination and immunization requirements. Automatically extends all students' compliance with health examination and immunization requirements for any student who was in compliance for the 2019-2020 school for the 2020-2021 school year.
New York S08325 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a presumption of eligibility for housing for those who lost employment due to a non-essential business shutdown due to the coronavirus. The department shall deem any applicant who is no longer employed due to a non-essential business shutdown an eligible homeless person for purposes of temporary shelter placement provided by the department.
New York A10426 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires that nursing home patients who have previously tested positive for COVID-19 shall produce a negative test result before he or she can be readmitted to such nursing home Requires that nursing home patients who have previously tested positive for COVID-19 shall produce a negative test result before he or she can be readmitted to such nursing home.
New York A10438 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to the determination of points for service award programs for volunteer firefighters and volunteer ambulance workers during a state disaster emergency and authorizes service award program sponsors to adjust certain point systems Authorizes service award program sponsors to adjust certain point systems when such sponsor adopts written emergency response protocols that set different emergency response requirements for different entities prohibiting or restricting some participants from responding to non-emergency rescue and first aid squad calls
New York S08318 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Changes the definition of the term "family leave" to include family members. Changes the definition of the term "family leave" to include family members for purposes of sick leave and employee benefits when such employee is subject to a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19.
New York S08319 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Creates the coronavirus business interruption and municipal recovery program Creates the coronavirus business interruption and municipal recovery program to provide grants through the empire state development corporation to businesses and municipalities which sustain economic losses as a result of the COVID-19 emergency; authorizes the issuance of bonds to fund the grants.
New York S08324 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a presumption of eligibility for housing for those who lost employment due to a non-essential business shutdown due to the coronavirus. The department shall deem any applicant who is no longer employed due to a non-essential business shutdown an eligible homeless person for purposes of temporary shelter placement provided by the department.
New York A10435 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a COVID-19 essential workers scholarship program Establishes a COVID-19 essential workers scholarship program to award annual scholarships to essential employees who worked during the outbreak of COVID-19 and children of essential employees who have died as a result of contracting COVID-19.
New York A10423 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides that COVID-19 constitutes an event that could not have been foreseen or guarded against in a commercial lease contract. Provides that COVID-19 constitutes an event that could not have been foreseen or guarded against in a commercial lease contract where such contract is frustrated or objectively impossible, as a consequence of the outbreak of COVID-19.
New York A10430 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes tiers of essential employees during a state of emergency. Establishes tiers of essential employees during a state of emergency and designates categories of employees in each tier.
New York S08375 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the New York state health care professionals COVID-19 heroes loan forgiveness program. Establishes the New York state health care professionals COVID-19 heroes loan forgiveness program of up to one hundred thousand dollars for persons who meet the eligibility requirements, including, physician or a professional or practical nurse, nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist, physician assistant or specialist assistant; authorizes the commissioner of health to promulgate any necessary rules and regulations.
New York S08364 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the New York state paycheck protection program. Establishes the New York state paycheck protection program to provide loans and grants to qualifying entities that have less than 300 employees, did not receive any federal funding from the Federal CARES Act, and was in existence in New York state by the first day the state disaster emergency related to COVID-19 was declared by the governor.
New York S08352 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Authorizes voting by proxy. Authorizes voting by proxy at a judicial district convention due to COVID-19.
New York S08356 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires the department of health to collect and maintain data relating to the sexual orientation and gender identity of individuals diagnosed with COVID-19. Requires the department of health to collect and maintain data relating to the sexual orientation and gender identity of individuals diagnosed with COVID-19.
New York S08357 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides eligibility for the basic health program for individuals who have or have had a confirmed or suspected case of novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Provides eligibility for the basic health program for individuals who have or have had a confirmed or suspected case of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, household income below two hundred percent of the federal poverty line as defined and annually revised by the United States department of health and human services for a household of the same size, and is ineligible for federal financial participation in the basic health program under 42 U.S.C. section 18051 on the basis of immigration status, but otherwise meets the eligibility requirements.
New York S08366 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides extensions for certain medical debt and insurance premiums related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Provides extensions for certain medical debt and insurance premiums related to the COVID-19 pandemic and requires certain information to be included in adverse determination notices to Medicaid recipients, and temporarily expands eligibility for the basic health program.
New York S08360 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires the department of health to collect and report certain data concerning COVID-19. The equitable data collection and disclosure on COVID-19 act. Requires the department of health to collect and report certain data concerning COVID-19.
New York S08358 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the COVID-19 recovery local employment tax credit program. Establishes the COVID-19 recovery local employment tax credit program to provide tax incentives to employers for employing local employees in full-time or part-time positions in the two years following the conclusion of the state disaster emergency declared pursuant to executive order two hundred two.
New York S08365 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides extensions for certain medical debt and insurance premiums related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Provides extensions for certain medical debt and insurance premiums related to the COVID-19 pandemic and requires certain information to be included in adverse determination notices to Medicaid recipients.
New York S08372 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides small businesses affected by COVID-19 an additional 90 days to pay certain monthly sales and payroll taxes. Provides small businesses affected by COVID-19 an additional 90 days to pay certain monthly sales and payroll taxes.
New York S08351 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides that no personal liability provision of a commercial lease or other rental agreement involving real property and to which a business impacted by COVID-19 is a party as tenant may be enforced against an individual. Provides that no personal liability provision of a commercial lease or other rental agreement involving real property and to which a business impacted by COVID-19 is a party as tenant may be enforced against an individual where the default or other event allowing for such enforcement occurs during the COVID-19 period.
New York S08362 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires that COVID-19 contact tracers be representative of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the communities in which they serve. Requires that COVID-19 contact tracers be representative of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the communities in which they serve to the greatest extent practicable; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.
New York S08359 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides that COVID-19 constitutes an event that could not have been foreseen or guarded against in a commercial lease contract. Provides that COVID-19 constitutes an event that could not have been foreseen or guarded against in a commercial lease contract where such contract is frustrated or objectively impossible, either wholly or in part, as a consequence of the outbreak of novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
New York S08373 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides small businesses affected by COVID-19 an additional 90 days to pay certain premiums for workers' compensation insurance. Provides small businesses affected by COVID-19 an additional 90 days to pay certain premiums for workers' compensation insurance.
New York A10457 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Prohibits the enforcement of personal liability provisions in commercial leases or rental agreements involving a COVID-19 impacted tenant. Prohibits the enforcement of personal liability provisions in commercial leases or rental agreements involving a COVID-19 impacted tenant where the default or other trigger event happened during the COVID-19 state of emergency and considers threatening to or attempting to enforce such a provision to be a form of harassment.
New York A10444 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides that no personal liability provision of a commercial lease or other rental agreement involving real property and to which a business impacted by COVID-19 is a party as tenant may be enforced. Provides that no personal liability provision of a commercial lease or other rental agreement involving real property and to which a business impacted by COVID-19 is a party as tenant may be enforced against an individual where the default or other event allowing for such enforcement occurs during the COVID-19 period.
New York A10462 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the test, trust, and certify act to establish a protocol for COVID-19 testing. Establishes the test, trust, and certify act to establish a protocol for COVID-19 testing, contact tracing, and immunity certification and to protect individuals' right to privacy; grants individuals the right to control their self-sovereign identification data; provides for the anonymization of biometric data for protection from law enforcement.
New York A10455 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the New York state health care professionals COVID-19 heroes loan forgiveness program. Establishes the New York state health care professionals COVID-19 heroes loan forgiveness program of up to one hundred thousand dollars for persons who meet the eligibility requirements, including, physician or a professional or practical nurse, nurse practitioner, or clinical nurse specialist, physician assistant or specialist assistant; authorizes the commissioner of health to promulgate any necessary rules and regulations.
New York S08310 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Suspends evictions of rent regulated tenants under certain conditions. Suspends evictions of rent regulated tenants when a tenant is forced to spend time away from their residence due to COVID-19 and cannot meet occupancy requirements of one hundred eighty-three days or more.
New York A10447 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires that COVID-19 contact tracers be representative of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the communities in which they serve. Requires that COVID-19 contact tracers be representative of the cultural and linguistic diversity of the communities in which they serve to the greatest extent practicable; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.
New York S08389 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Suspends the collection of the excise tax on certain drugs during a declared state of emergency. Suspends the collection of the excise tax on certain drugs during a declared state of emergency which are identified by the commissioner of health as necessary for the public health.
New York S08398 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Prohibits a finding of educational neglect based solely on excessive absence from school in certain situations during the COVID-19 state of emergency. Prohibits a finding of educational neglect based solely on excessive absence from school in certain situations during the COVID-19 state of emergency, and requires the closure of investigations into claims of educational neglect when the child has not been provided with the resources or opportunity to participate in distance learning during the COVID-19 state of emergency or when the child's parent or caregiver is an essential worker, the fact that the child's parent or guardian is an essential worker, is caring for someone with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), is sick with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), or is in mandatory isolation or quarantine.
New York S08401 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Automatically extends enrollment of individuals in the rent increase exemption program for low income elderly persons and persons with disabilities pursuant to section 467-b or 467-c of the real property tax law. Automatically extends enrollment of individuals in the rent increase exemption program for low income elderly persons and persons with disabilities pursuant to section 467-b or 467-c of the real property tax law, the senior citizen homeowners' exemption program pursuant to section 467 of the real property tax law or the disabled homeowners' exemption program pursuant to section 459-c of the real property tax law until January 1, 2021 in response to novel coronavirus disease 2019
New York S08390 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Enacts the COVID-19 housing tax credit act to provide tax credits for rental losses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Enacts the COVID-19 housing tax credit act to provide tax credits for rental losses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York S08386 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Authorizes businesses to designate work performed remotely due to the outbreak of COVID-19 to have been performed at its normal work location for state and local tax purposes. Authorizes businesses to designate work performed remotely due to the outbreak of COVID-19 to have been performed at its normal work location for state and local tax purposes for the duration of the state disaster emergency declared pursuant to executive order 202.
New York S08396 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Enacts the "COVID-19 injured workers' protection act" Enacts the "COVID-19 injured workers' protection act"; establishes a COVID-19 presumption for public employee death benefits where a member was required to physically report to work; did in fact physically report to work as of March first, two thousand twenty; contracted COVID-19; and where the applicable head of the member's retirement system or such system's medical board determines COVID-19 to have been a significant contributing factor in the member's death.
New York S08391 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Protects addiction service providers from liability during a public health emergency. Protects addiction service providers from liability during a public health emergency.
New York S08138 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Permits municipalities to defer certain property taxes during the COVID-19 declared state disaster emergency. Permits municipalities to defer certain property taxes during the COVID-19 declared state disaster emergency and permits installment payments thereafter to be determined by the local legislative body; no additional interest or penalties shall accrue during such deferment.
New York S08388 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides real property tax relief during the COVID-19 state of emergency. Provides real property tax relief during the COVID-19 state of emergency by waiving interest and penalties for unpaid property taxes where an owner has suffered economic hardship during such emergency.
New York S08385 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Enacts the "New York Nursing Home Protection Act of 2020" Enacts the "New York Nursing Home Protection Act of 2020" which requires the commissioner of health to ensure all nursing home staff receives COVID-19 testing twice weekly and all residents shall receive such testing weekly; and the department of health shall provide sufficient personal protective equipment (PPE) for all staff and residents.
New York S08121 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the state of emergency minority and women owned business enterprises loan and grant program. Establishes the state of emergency minority and women owned business enterprises loan and grant program relating to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
New York S08395 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the COVID-19 emergency property tax credit. Establishes the COVID-19 emergency property tax credit to provide the commissioner of taxation and finance, as soon as practicable and subject to the appropriation of funds, including federal funds, for this purpose, to implement an emergency COVID-19 property tax program in the form of a tax credit for those eligible; defines terms; makes related provisions.
New York A10520 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to authorizing additional bonds of the New York city transitional finance authority. Relates to authorizing additional bonds of the New York city transitional finance authority related to the epidemic resulting from spread of the disease known as COVID-19.
New York A10466 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides requirements for sick leave and the provision of certain employee benefits when such employee is subject to a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine. Provides requirements for sick leave and the provision of certain employee benefits when such employee is subject to a mandatory or precautionary order of quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19, in relation to practices and procedures for documenting mandatory and precautionary orders of quarantine or isolation.
New York A10521 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to issuing a moratorium on utility termination of services. Relates to issuing a moratorium on utility termination of services during periods of pandemics and/or state of emergencies.
New York S08413 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Authorizes municipalities to place a moratorium on tax foreclosures and tax lien sales. Authorizes municipalities to place a moratorium on tax foreclosures and tax lien sales for a period of up to five years after the COVID-19 covered period.
New York S08414 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to conducting hearings on a felony complaint during a state disaster emergency. Relates to conducting hearings on a felony complaint during a state disaster emergency; appearances of any party or witness may be by electronic means so long as the judge is able to hear and see the image of each witness and such appearance is comparable to such witness being present in the courtroom.
New York A10515 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Authorizes absentee voting during the declared state of emergency for COVID-19. Authorizes absentee voting during the declared state of emergency for COVID-19.
New York A10517 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires the department of health to conduct a study on the health impacts of COVID-19 on minorities in New York state. Requires the department of health to conduct a study on the health impacts of COVID-19 on minorities in New York state.
New York A10472 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Enacts the "COVID-19 injured workers' protection act" Enacts the "COVID-19 injured workers' protection act"; establishes a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) presumption for public employee death benefits where a member was required to physically report to work; did in fact physically report to work as of March first, two thousand twenty; contracted COVID-19; and where the applicable head of the member's retirement system or such system's medical board determines COVID-19 to have been a significant contributing factor in the member's death.
New York A10494 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Permits any uninsured individual to receive free coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing. Permits any uninsured individual to receive free coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing; such information shall be afforded confidentiality protection.
New York A10499 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires the forbearance of residential mortgage payments for any mortgagor who demonstrates financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic for one year. Requires the forbearance of residential mortgage payments for any mortgagor who demonstrates financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic for one year.
New York A10512 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Enacts the "New York Nursing Home Protection Act of 2020" Enacts the "New York Nursing Home Protection Act of 2020" which requires the commissioner of health to ensure all nursing home staff receives COVID-19 testing twice weekly and all residents shall receive such testing weekly; and the department of health shall provide sufficient personal protective equipment (PPE) for all staff and residents.
New York A10474 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides eligibility for the basic health program for individuals who have or have had a confirmed or suspected case of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, household income below two hundred percent of the federal poverty line as defined. Provides eligibility for the basic health program for individuals who have or have had a confirmed or suspected case of novel coronavirus, COVID-19, household income below two hundred percent of the federal poverty line as defined and annually revised by the United States department of health and human services for a household of the same size, and is ineligible for federal financial participation in the basic health program under 42 U.S.C. section 18051 on the basis of immigration status, but otherwise meets the eligibility requirements.
New York A10503 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the COVID-19 emergency property tax credit. Establishes the COVID-19 emergency property tax credit to provide the commissioner of taxation and finance, as soon as practicable and subject to the appropriation of funds, including federal funds, for this purpose, to implement an emergency COVID-19 property tax program in the form of a tax credit for those eligible; defines terms; makes related provisions.
New York A10500 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides for the confidentiality of contact tracing information. Provides for the confidentiality of contact tracing information from the identification, monitoring and support of individuals who have come in contact with an individual with a confirmed or probable diagnoses of novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
New York A10496 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides that no sheriff shall take action with respect to the taking and restitution of property or the execution of a money judgment until the conclusion of the state disaster emergency. Provides that no sheriff shall take action with respect to the taking and restitution of property or the execution of a money judgment until the conclusion of the state disaster emergency declared pursuant to executive order 202, and then not for an additional six months for parties who suffered a substantial loss of income due to COVID-19.
New York A10480 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the New York works progress program. Establishes the New York works progress program; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.
New York A10481 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Places a moratorium on municipalities selling property tax warrants to private companies for the period of COVID-19 state of emergency. Places a moratorium on municipalities selling property tax warrants to private companies for the period of COVID-19 state of emergency.
New York A10506 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides extensions for certain medical debt and insurance premiums related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Provides extensions for certain medical debt and insurance premiums related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York A10473 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the New York first--shop local program. Establishes the New York first--shop local program.
New York A10493 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to conducting hearings on a felony complaint during a state disaster emergency. Relates to conducting hearings on a felony complaint during a state disaster emergency; appearances of any party or witness may be by electronic means so long as the judge is able to hear and see the image of each witness and such appearance is comparable to such witness being present in the courtroom.
New York A10492 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to bond anticipation notes issued in calendar years 2015 through 2021. Relates to bond anticipation notes issued in calendar years 2015 through 2021; authorizes the expenditure and temporary transfer of reserve funds for expenses related to COVID-19; authorizes the extension of repayment of inter-fund advances made for expenses related to COVID-19.
New York A10478 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Authorizes the commissioner of New York homes and community renewal to implement an emergency COVID-19 homeownership stability program. Authorizes the commissioner of New York homes and community renewal, as soon as practicable and subject to the disbursement of federal funds expressly for this purpose to the housing finance agency, to implement an emergency COVID-19 homeownership stability program and issue an emergency homeownership payment directly to the eligible homeowner; makes related provisions.
New York A10504 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Protects addiction service providers from liability during a public health emergency. Protects addiction service providers from liability during a public health emergency.
New York A10508 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Authorizes licensed pharmacists to administer a vaccine for COVID-19. Authorizes licensed pharmacists to administer a vaccine for COVID-19 approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration Center for Biologics Evaulation and Research vaccine product approval process.
New York A10507 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Allows a claimant who voluntarily separates from employment during the COVID-19 emergency to receive unemployment benefits. Allows a claimant who voluntarily separates from employment during the COVID-19 emergency to receive unemployment benefits.
New York K00855 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Expressing sincere, heartfelt condolences to those New Yorkers, and those around the United States and the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19 Expressing sincere, heartfelt condolences to those New Yorkers, and those around the United States and the world who have lost their lives to COVID-19.
New York K00856 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Honoring the first responders from the State of New York for their heroism during the unprecedented time of crisis created by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Honoring the first responders from the State of New York, who have battled on the front lines, for their heroism during the unprecedented time of crisis created by the Coronavirus Disease 2019.
New York A10524 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to expenses related to the state disaster emergency declared pursuant to executive order 202 of 2020. Relates to expenses related to the state disaster emergency declared pursuant to executive order 202 of 2020; authorizes the extension of repayment of inter-fund advances made for expenses related to the state disaster emergency declared pursuant to executive order 202 of 2020.
New York A10252 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to deferring certain property taxes during a declared state disaster emergency. Relates to deferring certain property taxes during a declared state disaster emergency and providing for installment payments thereafter to be determined by the local legislative body.
New York A10518 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Authorizes municipalities to place a moratorium on tax foreclosures. Authorizes municipalities to place a moratorium on tax foreclosures and tax lien sales for a period of up to five years after the COVID-19 covered period.
New York S08419 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Enacts the "emergency rent relief act of 2020" to establish an interim residential rent relief program. Enacts the "emergency rent relief act of 2020" to establish an interim residential rent relief program.
New York S08423 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Issues a moratorium on utility termination of services during periods of pandemics and/or state of emergencies. Issues a moratorium on utility termination of services during periods of pandemics and/or state of emergencies.
New York S08418 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to authorizing additional bonds of the New York city transitional finance authority. Relates to authorizing additional bonds of the New York city transitional finance authority related to the epidemic resulting from spread of the disease known as COVID-19.
New York S08113 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to issuing a moratorium on utility termination of services. Relates to issuing a moratorium on utility termination of services during periods of pandemics and/or state of emergencies.
New York A10294 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a state disaster emergency loan program. Establishes a state disaster emergency loan program to be administered by industrial development agencies for small businesses and small not-for-profit corporations.
New York S08181 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a state disaster emergency loan program. Establishes a state disaster emergency loan program to be administered by industrial development agencies for small businesses and small not-for-profit corporations.
New York S08420 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establish a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) presumption for public employee death benefits where a member was required to physically report to work Establish a COVID-19 presumption for public employee death benefits where a member was required to physically report to work; did in fact physically report to work as of March first, two thousand twenty; contracted COVID-19; and where the applicable head of the member's retirement system or such system's medical board determines COVID-19 to have been a significant contributing factor in the member's death.
New York S08417 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to bond anticipation notes issued in calendar years 2015 through 2021. Relates to bond anticipation notes issued in calendar years 2015 through 2021; authorizes the expenditure and temporary transfer of reserve funds for expenses related to COVID-19; authorizes the extension of repayment of inter-fund advances made for expenses related to COVID-19.
New York S08422 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to expenses related to the state disaster emergency declared pursuant to executive order 202 of 2020. Relates to expenses related to the state disaster emergency declared pursuant to executive order 202 of 2020; authorizes the extension of repayment of inter-fund advances made for expenses related to the state disaster emergency declared pursuant to executive order 202 of 2020.
New York A10522 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Enacts the "emergency rent relief act of 2020." Enacts the "emergency rent relief act of 2020" to establish an interim residential rent relief program.
New York A10523 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establish a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) presumption for public employee death benefits where a member was required to physically report to work. Establish a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) presumption for public employee death benefits where a member was required to physically report to work; did in fact physically report to work as of March first, two thousand twenty; contracted COVID-19; and where the applicable head of the member's retirement system or such system's medical board determines COVID-19 to have been a significant contributing factor in the member's death.
New York A10530 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to expenditures and temporary transfers of reserve funds for expenses related to state disaster emergency. Relates to expenditures and temporary transfers of reserve funds for expenses related to a state disaster emergency (Part A); relates to issuing a moratorium on utility termination of services during periods of pandemics and/or state of emergencies (Part B); relates to the forbearance of residential mortgage payments for qualified mortgagors for a period of up to 180 days with the option to extend for an additional 180 days (Part C); relates to hearings conducted on a felony complaint during a state disaster emergency (Part D).
New York A10529 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to the convening of meetings by county election committees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Relates to the convening of meetings by county election committees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
New York A10528 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public employee death benefit for individuals who reported to their usual place of employment or an alternate worksite at the direction of their employer on or after March 1, 2020 and such individual contracted COVID-19 within 45 days of reporting to such workplace as confirmed by a laboratory test or by a licensed physician and such individual died on or before December 31, 2020. Establishes a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public employee death benefit for individuals who reported to their usual place of employment or an alternate worksite at the direction of their employer on or after March 1, 2020 and such individual contracted COVID-19 within 45 days of reporting to such workplace as confirmed by a laboratory test or by a licensed physician and such individual died on or before December 31, 2020.
New York A10542 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Requires travel insurance companies to provide refunds for travel cancelled due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Requires travel insurance companies to provide refunds for travel cancelled due to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
New York A10510 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a six-month moratorium on aging out of foster care; allows certain children to return to foster care; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof. Establishes a six-month moratorium on aging out of foster care allowing such children and their foster parents or caregivers to continue receiving the benefits they were eligible for prior to such child aging out and also allows children who are eligible to return to foster care upon court approval to return to foster care without such court approval and waives requirements that such children participate in vocational and educational programs; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.
New York A10551 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes the state of emergency minority and women owned business enterprises loan and grant program relating to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Establishes the state of emergency minority and women owned business enterprises loan and grant program relating to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
New York S08505 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides that public employees placed on furlough shall be entitled to any pension service credits such person would have received if employed full time. Provides that public employees placed on furlough shall be entitled to any pension service credits such person would have received if employed full time.
New York S08497 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Repeals the emergency or disaster treatment protection act which protects health care facilities and health care professionals from liability. Repeals the emergency or disaster treatment protection act which protects health care facilities and health care professionals from liability that may result from treatment of individuals with COVID-19 under conditions resulting from circumstances associated with the public health emergency.
New York S08503 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Establishes a six-month moratorium on aging out of foster care. Establishes a six-month moratorium on aging out of foster care allowing such children and their foster parents or caregivers to continue receiving the benefits they were eligible for prior to such child aging out and also allows children who are eligible to return to foster care upon court approval to return to foster care without such court approval and waives requirements that such children participate in vocational and educational programs; provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.
New York S08504 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Relates to providing that monies from the CARES act be allocated to food banks or other participating entities to purchase food products from New York farmers and processors for distribution to New Yorkers experiencing hunger or food insecurity. Relates to providing that monies from the CARES act be allocated to food banks or other participating entities to purchase food products from New York farmers and processors for distribution to New Yorkers experiencing hunger or food insecurity.
New York S08450 (2019-2020 General Assembly) Provides for the confidentiality of contact tracing information from the identification of individuals. Provides for the confidentiality of contact tracing information from the identification of individuals who have come in contact with an individual with a confirmed or probable diagnosis of novel coronavirus, COVID-19.
North Carolina H1035 (2019-2020 Session) Education Omnibus/COVID-19 End-of-grade and end-of-course tests are waived. Proposes various process changes so that schools may move forward with the 2020-2021 school year with minimal interruption to education.
North Carolina H1037 (2019-2020 Session) COVID-19 Health Care Working Group Policy Rec Proposes a plan for a state Stretegic Stockpile of PPE. Encourages all persons authorized under State law to administer antibody tests to give priority to frontline care providers, including emergency medical services personnel, firefighters, rescue squad workers, law enforcement officers, licensed health care providers, long-term care providers, child care providers, and other persons essential to the provision of medical care, dental care, long-term care, or child care
North Carolina H1040 (2019-2020 Session) Healthcare for Working North Carolinians Individuals shall be considered part of the Medicaid coverage gap and eligible for Medicaid benefits if they meet certain requirements.
North Carolina H1038 (2019-2020 Session) COVID-19 Health Care Working Grp Funding Recs Appopriates $25MM to the department of Health and Human Services to assist various sub-departments in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis.
North Carolina H1034 (2019-2020 Session) Small Business Emergency Loans Appropriates funds for the Long-term Economic Advacement Foundation to provide grants to entities capable of making emergency loans to assist small businesses with business needs during periods of economic hardship occasioned by the COVID-19 epidemic
North Carolina H1039 (2019-2020 Session) COVID-19 Response Act - Economic Support Extends the deadline for tax payments and reporting of individual income, corporate income, and franchise income, to the state.
North Carolina H1043 (2019-2020 Session) COVID-19 Time Sensitive Matters Allows certain court actions to be transmitted via mail, electronic mail, or fax, when the matter is time-sensitive.
North Carolina S704 (2019-2020 Session) COVID-19 Recovery Act The 2020 COVID-19 Recovery Act establishes the Coronavirus Relief Fund, makes appropriations for that fund, and dictates how those funds should be spent.
North Carolina S705 (2019-2020 Session) Buncombe County Job Recovery Act Allows for the Tourism Development Authority to disburse up to $5MM to each agency experienced in emergency management funding, to provide grants for small businesses.
North Carolina H1046 (2019-2020 Session) COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Under certain conditions, each employer shall provide at least two weeks of COVID-19 paid sick leave to each full-time employee and the equivalent hours of a typical two-week period for part-time employees working for the employer.
North Carolina H1056 (2019-2020 Session) WC/COVID-19/Cover Essential Workers A coronavirus infection contracted by a covered person shall be presumed to be due to exposure in the course of the covered person's employment, and covered by workers compensation.
North Carolina H1059 (2019-2020 Session) State of Em./Religious Occupancy Exempts Establishes a process to allow religious organizations to meet in buildings used as places of worship located inside an emergency area.
North Carolina H1057 (2019-2020 Session) WC/COVID-19 Front Line Coverage/Funds A coronavirus infection contracted by first responders, healthcare personnel, or essential workers shall be presumed to be due to exposure in the course of the covered person's employment, and covered by workers compensation.
North Carolina S712 (2019-2020 Session) NC Freedom to Work Act Limits criminal liability for residents of North Carolina who violate any provision of certain executive orders.
North Carolina H1063 (2019-2020 Session) Fund VIPER Tower Hardware Upgrades Appropriates $19M in order to upgrade Voice Interoperability Plan for Emergency Responders (VIPER) network.
North Carolina S728 (2019-2020 Session) Funding Assistance for Small-Scale Landlords An act to establish a loan program with the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency to assist certain small-scale landlords due to the COVID-19 emergency.
North Carolina H1076 (2019-2020 Session) PPE for Working Inmates and Prison PPE Report The Department of Public Safety, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, shall provide inmates working in a State prison or for Correction Enterprises with personal protective equipment. To the extent possible, the Division shall provide all other inmates in State prisons with personal protective equipment.
North Carolina H1144 (2019-2020 Session) CARES Act Funds for Winston-Salem Appropriates $30M to be allocated to the City of Winston-Salem, to be used for expenditures that are consistent with the most recently published United States Treasury Department guidance for the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund created under the CARES Act.
North Carolina S776 (2019-2020 Session) COVID-19 Small Farmer Relief Appropriates $2M from the Reserve to North Carolina State University for the Food Processing Innovation Center (Center) housed at the North Carolina Research Campus.
North Carolina H1132 (2019-2020 Session) Study on K-12 Student Retention Establishes the Study on K-12 Student Retention, as a tool for principals who have been given the authority to determine the appropriate 2020-2021 school year grade level for students in all grade levels.
North Carolina H1073 (2019-2020 Session) NC Freedom To Work Act Limits criminal liability for residents of North Carolina who violate any provision of certain executive orders.
North Carolina S779 (2019-2020 Session) PPE for Working Inmates and Prison PPE Report The Department of Public Safety, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, shall provide inmates working in a State prison or for Correction Enterprises with personal protective equipment. To the extent possible, the Division shall provide all other inmates in State prisons with personal protective equipment.
North Carolina S740 (2019-2020 Session) Front Line State Employee Hazard Pay/Funds Mandates Hazard Pay for the mandatory state employees fighting COVID-19 pandemic and appropriates funds for that purpose. Directs the Legislative Research Commission to study the provision of hazard pay to private and local governmental employees in the state.
North Carolina H1077 (2019-2020 Session) Ban the Box for COVID-19 State of Emergency An act to ban the box for employment and prohibit housing discrimination based upon a person's criminal history during the COVID-19 Emergency and to appropriate funds.
North Carolina H1117 (2019-2020 Session) Protect Child Care Workers/COVID-19 Pandemic An act to appropriate funds to address additional child care provider needs in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
North Carolina H1134 (2019-2020 Session) Housing and Foreclosure Prevention Assistance An act to provide financial assistance on behalf of individuals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to prevent foreclosures. Establishes an emergency housing office within the Department of Health and Human Services, and directs the department to study and provide data on homeless individuals, and those facing homelessness.
North Carolina H1127 (2019-2020 Session) UNC Student Lease Hold Harmless Establishes the COVID-19 Emergency Grant Program for Postsecondary Students to provide emergency scholarships to eligible students who have suffered financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Carolina S765 (2019-2020 Session) Education Omnibus Requires the Department of Public Instruction to study and report on raising salaries for non-certified public school employees to at least $15 per hour.
North Carolina S788 (2019-2020 Session) Save Our Restaurants Act Appropriates $125M from the Coronavirus Relief Reserve to the Office of State Budget and Management for the Save our Authentic Restaurants Act.
North Carolina H1105 (2019-2020 Session) COVID/Supplementary G.R.E.A.T. Grant Period The Department of Information Technology shall provide a special supplementary grant process to accelerate the provision of broadband access through the Growing Rural Economies with Access to Technology grant program.
North Carolina S774 (2019-2020 Session) Prison Social Distancing and Reopening The Department of Public Safety, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, shall Develop a plan for the release to the community of offenders that are either serving a sentence for a nonviolent crime, suffering from a medical diagnosis that compromises the offender's immune system, near release,or juveniles.
North Carolina S748 (2019-2020 Session) Expand Mixed Beverage Sale During Pandemic Allows alcoholic beverage permittees additional temporary freedoms in selling alcoholic beverages with to go food orders, and deliveries under certain conditions.
North Carolina H1135 (2019-2020 Session) Housing & Utilities Assistance/COVID-19 Instructs the State Controller to transfer $100M from the Coronavirus Relief Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services, to provide assistance with housing rental payments for those that are homeless or precariously housed, at risk of losing housing, or in need of assistance with housing utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Carolina H1125 (2019-2020 Session) WSSU/Online Education/CARES Act Funds Appropriates $4M from the Coronavirus Relief Fund to Winston Salem University to support infrastructure for moving to online courses to respond to the impact of COVID-19 on its students.
North Carolina S784 (2019-2020 Session) Online Orientation/Training for the Public Appropriates $3M from the General Fund to the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources to be allocated to the Aid to Public Libraries Fund.
North Carolina H1087 (2019-2020 Session) Health Care Funding Requests/COVID-19 - 1 Appropriates from the Coronavirus Relief Fund under the CARES Act to the Department of Health and Human Services $300,000 in nonrecurring funds for the 2019-2020 fiscal year for various health care needs related to public health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic
North Carolina H1090 (2019-2020 Session) Funds/State Agencies for Loss of Receipts Appropriates $30M from the General Fund to the Office of State Budget and Management to be allocated to State agencies negatively impacted by the loss of anticipated receipts due to the COVID-19 emergency.
North Carolina S738 (2019-2020 Session) Emergency Arts Council Funding Directs the State Controller to transfer $3M from the Coronavirus Relief Reserve to Coronavirus Relief Fund for the North Carolina Arts Council.
North Carolina S770 (2019-2020 Session) Mixed Beverages Permit Fees/Reimburse Portion An act to reimburse a portion of mixed beverages permit fees paid to the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) commission to permittees whose business was impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak in North Carolina.
North Carolina H1085 (2019-2020 Session) Front Line State Employee Hazard Pay/Funds Mandates Hazard Pay for the mandatory state employees fighting COVID-19 pandemic and appropriates funds for that purpose. Directs the Legislative Research Commission to study the provision of hazard pay to private and local governmental employees in the state.
North Carolina H1078 (2019-2020 Session) Funding Assistance for Small-Scale Landlords The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency shall provide assistance in the form of zero-interest loans made to eligible landlords experiencing economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Carolina H1100 (2019-2020 Session) Relief for Business/Religious Orgs/COVID-19 Appropriates from the General Fund to the Department of Commerce, $5,000 in nonrecurring funds for the 2019-2020 fiscal year to be used to develop and provide educational materials to businesses and religious organizations.
North Carolina S756 (2019-2020 Session) Funding for Emerg. Judges and Clerk Needs Appropriates $7.7M for emergency judges, and remote technology for clerks' offices in order to assist in clearing the growing backlog of cases in the court system due to COVID-19.
North Carolina H1092 (2019-2020 Session) Health Care Funding Requests/COVID-19 - 2 Appropriates from the Coronavirus Relief Fund under the CARES Act to the Department of Health and Human Services $300,000 in nonrecurring funds for the 2019-2020 fiscal year for various health care needs related to public health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic
North Carolina H1131 (2019-2020 Session) Teacher Pipeline Development Appropriates $75,000 from the General Fund to the Department of Public Instruction for the 2020-2021 fiscal year, in nonrecurring funds, to be provided to the nonprofit organization known as the North Carolina Foundation for Public School Children for the North Carolina Teacher Cadet Program.
North Carolina H1145 (2019-2020 Session) Farming Modernization Act The State Controller shall transfer $50M for the 2019-2020 fiscal year from the Reserve to the Coronavirus Relief Fund.
North Carolina S822 (2019-2020 Session) CARES Act Funds for Winston-Salem Appropriated from the Coronavirus Relief Fund to the Office of State Budget and Management the sum of $30M in nonrecurring funds for the 2020-2021 fiscal year to be allocated to the City of Winston-Salem to be used for expenditures that are consistent with the most recently published United States Treasury Department guidance for the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund created under the CARES Act.
North Carolina S800 (2019-2020 Session) Law Enforcement & Teacher Protection Act The State Controller shall establish the Law Enforcement & Teacher Protection Reserve (Reserve) in the General Fund to maintain federal funds paid to the State to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in North Carolina.
North Carolina H1122 (2019-2020 Session) Provide Affordable Broadband Access to NC The Department of Information Technology is authorized to establish and administer a pilot Homework Gap Grants program to provide Internet access to students and teachers who do not have, or who cannot afford, home Internet service.
North Carolina S769 (2019-2020 Session) Municipal Broadband Expansion An act to enable local governments to expand access to broadband for the citizens of the state.
North Carolina S775 (2019-2020 Session) Funds/Est. Black Women & Girls Task Force An act to establish the North Carolina black women and girls task force and to appropriate funds for the task force. Examine the effect of political advocacy and engagement, employment, and healthcare, especially in the context of disparate impacts of COVID-19.
North Carolina S826 (2019-2020 Session) Housing & Utilities Assistance/COVID-19 Appropriates $100M from the Coronavirus Relief Fund to the Department of Health and Human Services to provide assistance with housing rental payments for those that are homeless or precariously housed, at risk of losing housing, or in need of assistance with housing utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Carolina H1167 (2019-2020 Session) Prisoner Release/Notification Required An act to require the Division of adult correction and juvenile justice at the Department of Public Safety to provide notice to the relevant public health director and local reentry council prior to releasing an incarcerated person during the COVID-19 outbreak.
North Carolina S828 (2019-2020 Session) Absentee Ballot Equality/2020 Election An act to provide equal access and treatment for all in submitting absentee ballots for the 2020 general election in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Carolina S827 (2019-2020 Session) Housing and Foreclosure Prevention Assistance Appropriates $100M from the Coronavirus Relief Reserve to the Home Protection Program Fund to be used by the Housing Finance Agency.
North Carolina S830 (2019-2020 Session) CARES Act Funds for Greensboro Appropriates $3M from the Coronavirus Relief Fund to be allocated to the City of Greensboro to be used for expenditures that are consistent with the most recently published United States Treasury Department guidance for the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund.
North Carolina H1166 (2019-2020 Session) CARES Act Funds for Greensboro Appropriates $10M from the Coronavirus Relief Fund to be allocated to the City of Greensboro to be used for expenditures that are consistent with the most recently published United States Treasury Department guidance for the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund.
North Carolina S832 (2019-2020 Session) Funds/River City Community Dev. Corp Appropriates $100,000 to assist the homeless, provide counseling for housing, and support the YouthBuild Program in the
10 Elizabeth City area.
North Carolina H1169 (2019-2020 Session) Elections 2020 A voter's returned absentee ballot shall be accepted and processed accordingly by the county board of elections if the voter marked the ballot in the presence of at least one person who is at least 18 years of age and is not disqualified.
North Carolina H1176 (2019-2020 Session) COVID-19/Create Temp. Jobs Statewide/Funds The State Controller shall create the Pandemic Safety and Temporary Jobs Fund in the General Fund to provide funding for the immediate creation of time-limited employment opportunities at public entities across North Carolina that will fund the hiring of employees whose services are substantially dedicated to mitigating or responding to the pandemic.
North Carolina S848 (2019-2020 Session) COVID-19 Franchise Tax Credit and Grants A corporation may apply for a tax credit for retaining employment and making investments during the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Carolina S859 (2019-2020 Session) Student Internet Connectivity Act The State Board of Education and the Department of Public Instruction shall expand the School Connectivity Initiative to improve student access to broadband Internet outside the classroom by providing home mobile Internet access points to all students in public schools who are eligible for federally subsidized free or reduced-cost school meals.
North Carolina H1190 (2019-2020 Session) UNC-TV/At-Home Learning Initiative Appropriates $1.9M to the University of North Carolina Center for Public Media (UNC-TV) for the At-Home Learning Initiative (AHL).
North Carolina H1219 (2019-2020 Session) Collaboratory Funds/COVID-19 Economic Impacts Appropriates $10M to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for the North Carolina Policy Collaboratory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to carry out a statewide testing, tracking, and tracing initiative for the coronavirus disease 2019.
North Carolina S854 (2019-2020 Session) Disparity Studies/DHHS/DOT The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services shall perform an internal disparity analysis on procurements and contracting regarding the use of Minority and Women-Owned Businesses in contracting to test, trace, and track COVID-19 although its deadly impact has primarily been in the minority communities.
North Carolina H1211 (2019-2020 Session) Tax Benefits for PPP Loan - IRC Update Enhance the tax benefits of a loan forgiven under the Paycheck Protection Program by excluding the amount forgiven from gross income as well as deducting the business expenses that resulted in the forgiveness of the loan amount.
North Carolina H1196 (2019-2020 Session) Funds/COVID-19 Tests & PPE for Congregate Lvg Each person who owns, manages, operates, or otherwise controls a congregate living setting shall require all staff working on the same premises as residents of the congregate living setting to undergo a COVID-19 diagnostic test at least once each week.
North Carolina H1210 (2019-2020 Session) CARES Act Funds for TROSA Appropriates $1M to be allocated to Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc., a nonprofit corporation.
North Carolina H1181 (2019-2020 Session) Certain Appropriations For Education/COVID Allocates $150,000,000 to the Department of Public Instruction to improve Internet connectivity for students by installing extended reach mobile Wi-Fi gateway router devices in school buses and by providing community and home mobile Internet access points.
North Carolina H1184 (2019-2020 Session) Ensure Safer Voting for 2020 Elections Applications for voter registration may be submitted no later than 14 days before the election. If the application for registration is submitted by mail, the application shall be postmarked no later than 14 days before the election. If the application for voter registration is submitted by facsimile transmission or transmission of a scanned document, a permanent copy of the completed, signed form shall be delivered to the county board of elections no later than 10 days before the election.
North Carolina H1224 (2019-2020 Session) Pandemic Emergency Asst.: Restaurants/Lodging Appropriates $50M to be allocated to one or more community development financial institutions (CDFI) selected by the Director of the Budget for the purpose of making loans to assist qualifying businesses with business needs during periods of economic hardship occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Carolina H1201 (2019-2020 Session) Local Meat Processors Grant Program Appropriates $25M to be allocated to the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to provide grants to certain meat processing facilities as specified in this section that are experiencing slowdowns in production or have limited capacity to accommodate increased demand for meat processing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Carolina H1203 (2019-2020 Session) Ensure Healthy Schools/COVID-19 Local boards of education shall ensure that each school within the local school administrative unit is staffed by at least one full-time, permanent school nurse.
North Carolina H1206 (2019-2020 Session) Student Mental Health Well-Being/COVID-19 Appropriates $480M to establish a tiered system of support for students by increasing positions for the following school mental health support personnel in order to meet statewide ratios. At least one school psychologist for every 700 students. At least one school counselor for every 250 students. At least one school social worker for every 400 students
North Carolina S840 (2019-2020 Session) Allow Clerks to Hear Traffic Cases Virtually The Administrative Office of the Courts, in consultation with the North Carolina Conference of Clerks of Superior Court, shall (i) identify traffic offenses over which clerks of superior court may be given authority to preside, (ii) grant authority to clerks of superior court to hold in-person and remote hearings involving the identified traffic offenses, and (iii) provide software, laptops, and any other technological need to clerks of superior court to preside over remote proceedings in a manner that ensures the validity and integrity of the proceedings.
North Carolina H536 (2019-2020 Session) Temp Outdoor Restaurants for Outdoor Seating Any establishment that prepares or serves food or drink, may open and operate its food and drink service for on-premises consumption under certain conditions.
North Carolina S836 (2019-2020 Session) State Operations/Increase Federal Funds Use Allocates $370 to be used for the continuity of operational needs across State government.
North Carolina H1182 (2019-2020 Session) Funds For Educational Entities/COVID Allocates funds to the Board of Governors of The University of North Carolina to provide services and cover costs necessary to assist constituent institutions and students affected by COVID-19.
North Carolina H1220 (2019-2020 Session) Fund DV Prevention Pilot Program Appropriates $100,000 to be used as a grant for Caitlyn's Courage, Inc., a nonprofit organization serving victims of domestic violence, to conduct a pilot program.
North Carolina S850 (2019-2020 Session) Ensure Healthy Schools/COVID-19 Local boards of education shall ensure that each school within the local school administrative unit is staffed by at least one full-time, permanent school nurse.
North Carolina H1227 (2019-2020 Session) Ensure Awareness of Assistance Programs/COVID Appropriates $2M for the 2020-2021 fiscal year to ensure that children and families are connected to all federally funded public assistance programs for which they are eligible.
North Carolina H1188 (2019-2020 Session) TANF Benefit Increase/COVID-19 Appropriates $13.2M to be allocated to provide additional assistance to eligible recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Carolina H1221 (2019-2020 Session) Funds for NCCU Programs Appropriates $1.1M to be allocated to North Carolina Central University (NCCU) to respond to the impacts of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on its students.
North Carolina H1200 (2019-2020 Session) Foreclosure Prev.Grants/Rental & Utility Asst Appropriates $100M to be used by the Housing Finance Agency for the Home Protection Program.
North Carolina H1216 (2019-2020 Session) CARES Act Funds for Comm. Health Coalition Appropriates $2M to be allocated to Community Health Coalition, Inc., a nonprofit corporation, for the purposes of offsetting COVID-19 related losses and expenses incurred.
North Carolina S844 (2019-2020 Session) Student Mental Health Well-Being/COVID-19 Appropriates $480M to establish a tiered system of support for students by increasing positions for the following school mental health support personnel in order to meet statewide ratios. At least one school psychologist for every 700 students. At least one school counselor for every 250 students. At least one school social worker for every 400 students
North Carolina H1197 (2019-2020 Session) Appropriate HAVA & CARES Funds/2020 Elections Appropriates $11.6M for the State Board of Elections in order to promote the Help America Vote Act.
North Carolina S857 (2019-2020 Session) Private School Families Tax Incentive A taxpayer (i) who received a federal economic impact payment under the CARES Act, (ii) whose adjusted gross income for the tax year declined by at least ten percent from the preceding tax year, and (iii) who has one or more dependent children in attendance at a nonpublic school, for the spring and fall s