Senate Judiciary Committee holds hearing on proposal to eliminate business liability to consumers for infecting them with Covid-19

by Jeff Sovern

The video and prepared testimony is here. If you have time to read only one, I recommend David Vladeck's excellent statement. 

Though Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has described this terrible proposal as a "red line" for future coronavirus bills, it appears he does not have the full support of his caucus. Republican Senator Mike Lee expressed concerns about the intrusion of a federal law into the state torts domain.

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