HB 1-B: COVID-19 Mandates
GENERAL BILL by Grall ; Massullo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Andrade ; Botana ; Harding ; Latvala ; Leek ; Overdorf ; Payne ; Plakon ; Renner ; Robinson, W. ; Snyder ; Trabulsy ; Tuck ; Yarborough
COVID-19 Mandates; Prohibits private employers from imposing COVID-19 vaccination mandate for certain employees; requires employer to exempt certain employee from vaccination; authorizes employee who is terminated to file complaint with DLA; requires AG to impose administrative fine for violations; specifies eligibility for reemployment assistance for unlawfully terminated employee; prohibits educational institutions & elected or appointed local officials from imposing COVID-19 vaccination mandates on students; provides right of action to obtain declaratory judgment & injunctive relief for violations; prohibits educational institutions & governmental entities from imposing COVID-19 vaccination mandates for employees; declares null & void any ordinance, rule, or policy that imposes mandates; specifies eligibility for reemployment assistance for unlawfully terminated employee; prohibits mandating facial coverings or restricting certain activities for students based on quarantine policies; provides parents may allow their children to wear facial coverings; prohibits district school boards, district school superintendents, & elected or appointed local officials from prohibiting employees from returning to work or subjecting employees to restrictions or disparate treatment. APPROPRIATION: $5,000,000
Last Action: 11/19/2021 - Chapter No. 2021-272; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 3B (Ch. 2021-273)
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Commerce Committee
• Now in Commerce Committee
• Added to Commerce Committee agenda
• Favorable by Commerce Committee
• Reported out of Commerce Committee
• Bill released to Rules Committee
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (11/16/2021)
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Read 2nd time
• Amendment 139915 Failed
• Amendment 423057 ruled out of order
• Amendment 230279 Failed
• Amendment 740571 Failed
• Amendment 552373 Failed
• Amendment 691917 Failed
• Amendment 657537 ruled out of order
• Amendment 886167 Failed
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
• Read 3rd time
• Passed; YEAS 78, NAYS 39
• In Messages
• Referred to Appropriations -SJ 20
• Withdrawn from Appropriations -SJ 15
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Received -SJ 19
• Substituted for SB 2-B -SJ 15
• Read 2nd time -SJ 15
• Amendment(s) failed (316770, 450848, 609214) -SJ 15, 17
• Read 3rd time -SJ 17
• Passed; YEAS 24 NAYS 14 -SJ 17
• In Messages
• Ordered enrolled
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2021-272; companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 3B (Ch. 2021-273)
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