SB 2-B: COVID-19 Mandates
COVID-19 Mandates; Prohibiting private employers from imposing a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for employees unless certain individual exemptions are made available; specifying conditions for claiming exemptions; requiring the Department of Health to notify a noncompliant private employer and allow such employer the opportunity to cure a violation; prohibiting educational institutions and elected or appointed local officials from imposing COVID-19 vaccination mandates on students; prohibiting educational institutions and governmental entities from imposing COVID-19 vaccination mandates for any employees; prohibiting district school boards, district school superintendents, elected or appointed local officials, and district school board employees from mandating facial coverings or restricting certain activities for students based on quarantine policies unless certain conditions are met, etc. APPROPRIATION: $5,000,000
Last Action: 11/17/2021 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 1-B (Ch. 2021-272), CS/HB 3-B (Ch. 2021-273) -SJ 15
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• Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations -SJ 3
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 11/15/21, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
• Introduced -SJ 2
• Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 7 NAYS 4 -SJ 19
• Now in Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 11/16/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 13 NAYS 6 -SJ 19
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 11/17/21 -SJ 19
• Read 2nd time -SJ 14
• Substituted HB 1-B -SJ 15
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 1-B (Ch. 2021-272), CS/HB 3-B (Ch. 2021-273) -SJ 15
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