House Bill 104

Last Action 01/05/21: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to damages to small businesses resulting from executive orders.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 234
Sponsor M. Hart
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 39A to define "emergency order" and "small business"; to allow a small business owner adversely effected by an emergency order to bring an action against the Commonwealth for lost income, loss of going concern, or fees and costs if the temporary or partial closure of the business would not have occurred but for compliance with an emergency order; to place the burden of proving the loss is due to the emergency order upon the business owner; to require actions be commenced within 1 year of the expiration of the emergency order that resulted in the closure of the business.
Index Headings of Original Version Labor and Industry - Small business, damages for closure due to emergency order
Small Business - Damages, closure of business due to emergency order
Trade Practices and Retailing - Damages, business closure due to emergency order
Civil Actions - Damages, closure of business due to emergency order


  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

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