Louisiana House votes to protect school systems, colleges from coronavirus lawsuits
By Will Sentell
June 23, 2020
A bill that would shield public and private school systems from civil lawsuits if students or teachers contract the coronavirus won Louisiana House approval Tuesday.
The vote was 82-17, sending the measure to the state Senate with one week left in the special session.
The protections in House Bill 59 would also apply to colleges and universities.