Bill Summary for H 806 (2019-2020)

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Jun 25 2020

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 806 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 16, 2019
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE INDOOR OR OUTDOOR EXERCISE AND FITNESS FACILITIES, GYMS, HEALTH CLUBS, AND FITNESS CENTERS TO RESUME OPERATIONS.AUTHORIZE INDOOR OR OUTDOOR EXERCISE AND FITNESS FACILITIES, GYMS, HEALTH CLUBS, AND FITNESS CENTERS TO RESUME OPERATIONS.
Intro. by Saine, Strickland.

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Conference report makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

Adds the following uncodified content.

Authorizes exercise and fitness facilities, gyms, health clubs, and described fitness centers to open and resume operations notwithstanding Executive Order No 147, issued on June 24, 2020, subject to 15 specified qualifications and requirements. Among those qualifications and requirements are the following. Requires that the establishment has been in existence on March 10, 2020, or has had a valid certificate of occupancy and state business license by that date. Restricts capacity to 40% of the authorized fire capacity, with on-premises childcare restricted to 50% of its currently allowed occupancy. Requires all employees to answer a health questionnaire and have their temperature checked daily, as well as wear face masks except when actively leading a group fitness class or when outdoors and socially distanced. Sunsets the authorization upon repeal, replacement, or rescission of Executive Order No 147.

Changes the act's titles.

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