On October 22, 2020, Governor Whitmer signed HB 6030, which was given immediate effect via 2020 PA 2362020 PA 236 will provide Michigan condominium and homeowners associations with an immunity defense if a co-owner, tenant or invitee files a civil lawsuit, alleging a tort claim that arises out of COVID-19.

Michigan condominium associations and homeowners associations have been struggling with decisions to open swimming pools and other recreational facilities all summer.  Many community associations have kept facilities closed for safety and liability reasons.  On September 3, 2020, Governor Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-175 and Executive