State Seal2 copy††††††††††† Bill Number: H.B. 2570

††††††††††† Ugenti-Rita Floor Amendment

††††††††††† Reference to: GOVERNMENT Committee amendment

††††††††††† Amendment drafted by: Leg Council

 

 

FLOOR AMENDMENT EXPLANATION

 

1.   Requires, during a public health emergency, a state agency, city, town or county to demonstrate by clear and convincing evidence that a business caused the transmission of a disease due to the businessís willful misconduct or gross negligence, rather than knowingly and through gross negligence, in order for the governmental entity to permanently revoke a license required to operate a business for a failure to comply with an order issued by the Governor.

2.   Prohibits, during a public health emergency, a state agency, city, town or county from suspending or revoking a license held by a business or used to operate a business, rather than a license required to operate a business, unless certain requirements are met.

3.   Makes technical and conforming changes.

 


 

Fifty-fifth Legislature†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ugenti-Rita

First Regular Session†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† H.B. 2570

 

UGENTI-RITA FLOOR AMENDMENT

SENATE AMENDMENTS TO H.B. 2570

(Reference to GOVERNMENT Committee amendment)

 

 

 


Page 1, between lines 2 and 3, insert:

"Line 46, strike "that is required" insert "held by a business or used""

Line 4, strike "knowingly and through gross"

Line 5, strike "negligence"

Between lines 5 and 6, insert:

"Line 6, after "order" insert "due to the business's wilful misconduct or gross negligence""

Lines 9 and 22, strike "that is required" insert "held by a business or used"

Page 2, lines 1 and 6, strike "that is required" insert "held by a business or used"

Between lines 7 and 8, insert:

"Page 4, line 38, strike "that is"

Line 39, strike "required" insert "held by a business or used""

Line 8, strike "Page 4,"; strike "knowingly and through"

Line 9, strike "gross negligence"

Page 2, Between lines 9 and 10, insert:

"Line 43, after "order" insert "due to the business's wilful misconduct or gross negligence""

Lines 13, 26 and 28, strike "that is required" insert "held by a business or used"

Page 3, line 2, strike "that is required" insert "held by a business or used"

Amend title to conform


 

 

MICHELLE UGENTI-RITA

 

2570FloorUGENTI-RITA

04/05/2021

03:26 PM

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