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Georgia COVID-19 Pandemic Business Safety Act

On August 6th, 2020 Governor Kemp signed into law the “Georgia COVID-19 Pandemic Business Safety Act.” Here are the key points of the act: 1. Goes into effect August 7, 2020 2. Expires July 14, 2021, unless otherwise extended by lawmakers. 3. Covers all businesses and healthcare facilities and those related. 4. Receipt or proof […]


Can I Be Sued If a Customer Visits My Business and Later Tests Positive for COVID-19?

The uncertain landscape faced by thousands of small business owners in Georgia got a new wrinkle last week when Georgia’s governor announced that many “non-essential” businesses ordered shuttered during the pendency of the shelter-in-place order would be permitted to reopen. Along with questions regarding best practices to protect employees and staff when businesses reopen their […]


COVID-19 Charter Schools Navigate Economic Fallout With Help From SBA

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the CARES Act, which provides $2 trillion in economic relief.  $349 billion of that relief package has been allocated to the Small Business Association (SBA) to support “Paycheck Protection Program” Loans (PPP Loans). These low-interest loans are partially forgivable to the extent they are used to retain employees […]


COVID-19 Small Business Loan Update

We at Krevolin & Horst know that these are uncertain and difficult times and wanted to let those of you with small businesses know about potential programs for relief. Expansion of SBA’s 7(a) Loan Program to Support “Paycheck Protection Program” Loans Built into the CARES Act, which has been approved by Congress and signed by […]


COVID-19 Guidance for Emergency Conditions Teleconferences Under the Open Meetings Laws

Under the current “emergency conditions” related to COVID-19, charter schools may conduct board meetings (or committee meetings) via teleconference.  The requirements (contained in OCGA 150-14-1(g)) are as follows: That there is a situation involving “public safety or the preservation of property or public services.”  The current situation qualifies. You should provide notice through the following […]


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