Florida Senate - 2021 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 2006 Ì673282.Î673282 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: WD . 04/07/2021 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Rules (Gruters) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 1038 and 1039 4 insert: 5 Section 17. Section 381.00316, Florida Statutes, is created 6 to read: 7 381.00316 COVID-19 vaccine documentation.— 8 (1) It is the intent of the Legislature to protect the 9 fundamental rights and privacies of its residents and the free 10 flow of commerce within this state during the state of emergency 11 declared in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic. The 12 Legislature recognizes that during this state of emergency, 13 individuals may be unable to obtain, or may not wish to obtain, 14 a COVID-19 vaccination due to health, religious, or other 15 reasons. It is further the intent of the Legislature that 16 vaccination against COVID-19 is not required by law during this 17 time. 18 (2) A Florida business entity, as defined in s. 606.03 to 19 include any business operating in this state, may not require 20 patrons or customers to provide any documentation certifying 21 COVID-19 vaccination or post-transmission recovery to gain 22 access to, entry upon, or service from the business. This 23 subsection does not otherwise restrict businesses from 24 instituting screening protocols in accordance with state or 25 federal law to protect public health. 26 (3) A Florida governmental entity, its subdivisions, 27 agents, or assigns may not issue to a third party vaccine 28 passports, vaccine passes, or other standardized documentation 29 for the purpose of certifying that an individual has been 30 vaccinated against COVID-19 or otherwise publish or share an 31 individual’s COVID-19 vaccination history, unless specifically 32 authorized by the individual or the individual’s legal guardian 33 or representative. 34 (4) This section may not be construed to interfere with an 35 individual’s right to access his or her own personal health 36 information under federal law. 37 38 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 39 And the title is amended as follows: 40 Delete line 119 41 and insert: 42 request assistance with specified duties; creating s. 43 381.00316, F.S.; providing legislative intent; 44 prohibiting a Florida business entity from requiring 45 patrons or customers to provide documentation 46 certifying vaccination against or recovery from COVID 47 19; authorizing specified screening protocols; 48 prohibiting specified entities from issuing vaccine 49 passports, passes, or other standardized documentation 50 for a specified purpose, or publishing or sharing an 51 individual’s COVID-19 vaccination history; providing 52 an exception; providing construction; amending s.