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BILL ALERTS

There have been several bills introduced on 5/5/2021, that protect our medical freedoms!

  • HB4789- A bill to prohibit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or immunity status by state agencies.

  • HB4790- A bill to prohibit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or immunity status by political subdivisions.

  • HB4791- A bill to prohibit employment discrimination based on vaccination or immunity status.

  • HB4792- A bill to prohibit a place of public accommodation from requiring an individual to present documentation disclosing his or her COVID-19 vaccination or immunity status to gain access to or receive a service from the place of public accommodation.

  • HB4793- A bill amending Section 310 of Public Act 300 of 1949; to prohibit immunization records on driver licenses.

  • HB4794- A bill amending Section 2 of Public Act 222 of 1972, to prohibit immunization records on state identification cards.



HOUSE BILL 4789

A bill to prohibit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or immunity status by state agencies.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

Sec. 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "prohibition of COVID-19 vaccination passports by state agencies act".

Sec. 3. As used in this act, "state agency" means this state or any department, agency, board, commission, or other instrumentality or entity of this state.

Sec. 5. Except as otherwise authorized or required by a law of the United States or this state, a state agency shall not require an individual to present documentation disclosing his or her COVID-19 vaccination or immunity status to gain access to property owned by a state agency or to receive a service from the state agency.

Sec. 7. (1) An individual may bring a civil action against a state agency that violates this act to recover damages as follows:

(a) If there is no previous judgment for a violation of this act against the state agency, $1,000.00.

(b) If there is 1 previous judgment for a violation of this act against the state agency, $10,000.00.

(c) If there are 2 previous judgments for a violation of this act against the state agency, $100,000.00.

(d) If there are 3 or more previous judgments for a violation of this act against the state agency, $1,000,000.00.

(2) In an action under subsection (1), the court shall award an individual who prevails against a state agency actual, reasonable attorney fees.

 

HOUSE BILL 4790

A bill to prohibit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or immunity status by political subdivisions.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

Sec. 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "prohibition of COVID-19 vaccination passports by political subdivisions act".

Sec. 3. As used in this act, "political subdivision" means a unit of local government as defined in section 33 of article IX of the state constitution of 1963.

Sec. 5. Except as otherwise authorized or required by a law of the United States or this state, a political subdivision shall not require an individual to present documentation disclosing his or her COVID-19 vaccination or immunity status to gain access to property owned by a political subdivision or to receive a service from the political subdivision.

Sec. 7. (1) An individual may bring a civil action against a political subdivision that violates this act to recover damages as follows:

(a) If there is no previous judgment for a violation of this act against the political subdivision, $1,000.00.

(b) If there is 1 previous judgment for a violation of this act against the political subdivision, $10,000.00.

(c) If there are 2 previous judgments for a violation of this act against the political subdivision, $100,000.00.

(d) If there are 3 or more previous judgments for a violation of this act against the political subdivision, $1,000,000.00.

(2) In an action under subsection (1), the court shall award an individual who prevails against a political subdivision actual, reasonable attorney fees.

 

HOUSE BILL 4791

A bill to prohibit employment discrimination based on vaccination or immunity status.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

Sec. 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "prohibition of employment-related vaccine passports act".

Sec. 3. As used in this act:

(a) "Employee" means any individual who performs services, with or without compensation, for an employer.

(b) "Employer" means a person that has 1 or more employees, accepts applications for employment, or is an agent of that person. Employer includes this state or a political subdivision of this state.

(c) "Person" means an individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, firm, organization, association, governmental entity, or other legal entity.

Sec. 5. Except as otherwise provided by a law of this state or the United States, an employer shall not require or coerce, directly or indirectly, any employee or applicant for employment to disclose his or her vaccination or immunity status, including, but not limited to, vaccination or immunity status for COVID-19. Actions prohibited by this section include, but are not limited to, any of the following:

(a) Discharging, failing or refusing to hire or recruit, or otherwise discriminating against an employee or applicant for employment with respect to employment, compensation, or a term, condition, or privilege of employment, or threatening to do any of these things, on the basis of the employee's or applicant's vaccination or immunity status or his or her nonreceipt of any vaccine, including the COVID-19 vaccine, or failure to possess any form of immunity passport, immunity pass, or other evidence certifying vaccination or immunity status.

(b) Limiting, segregating, or classifying an employee or applicant for employment in a way that deprives or tends to deprive the employee or applicant of an employment opportunity, or otherwise adversely affects the status of an employee or applicant, on the basis of his or her vaccination or immunity status or his or her nonreceipt of any vaccine, including the COVID-19 vaccine, or failure to possess any form of immunity passport, immunity pass, or other evidence certifying vaccination or immunity status.

Sec. 7. (1) An individual may bring a civil action against an employer that violates this act to recover damages as follows:

(a) If there is no previous judgment for a violation of this act against the employer, $1,000.00.

(b) If there is 1 previous judgment for a violation of this act against the employer, $10,000.00.

(c) If there are 2 previous judgments for a violation of this act against the employer, $100,000.00.

(d) If there are 3 or more previous judgments for a violation of this act against the employer, $1,000,000.00.

(2) In an action under subsection (1), the court shall award reasonable attorney fees to an individual who prevails against an employer.

 

HOUSE BILL 4792

A bill to prohibit a place of public accommodation from requiring an individual to present documentation disclosing his or her COVID-19 vaccination or immunity status to gain access to or receive a service from the place of public accommodation.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

Sec. 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "COVID-19 vaccination privacy act".

Sec. 3. As used in this act, "place of public accommodation" means a business, or an educational, refreshment, entertainment, recreation, health, or transportation facility, or institution of any kind, whether licensed or not, whose goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations are extended, offered, sold, or otherwise made available to the public.

Sec. 5. Except as otherwise authorized or required by a law of the United States or this state, a place of public accommodation shall not require an individual to present documentation disclosing his or her COVID-19 vaccination or immunity status to gain access to or receive a service from the place of public accommodation.

Sec. 7. (1) An individual may bring a civil action against a place of public accommodation that violates this act to recover damages as follows:

(a) If there is no previous judgment for a violation of this act against the place of public accommodation, $1,000.00.

(b) If there is 1 previous judgment for a violation of this act against the place of public accommodation, $10,000.00.

(c) If there are 2 previous judgments for a violation of this act against the place of public accommodation, $100,000.00.

(d) If there are 3 or more previous judgments for a violation of this act against the place of public accommodation, $1,000,000.00.

(2) In an action under subsection (1), the court shall award an individual who prevails against a place of public accommodation actual, reasonable attorney fees.

 

HOUSE BILL 4793

A bill amending Section 310 of the Public Act 300 of 1949; to prohibit immunization records on driver licenses.


THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

Sec. 310. (1) The secretary of state shall issue an operator's license to each person licensed as an operator and a chauffeur's license to each person licensed as a chauffeur. An applicant for a motorcycle indorsement under section 312a or a vehicle group designation or indorsement shall first qualify for an operator's or chauffeur's license before the indorsement or vehicle group designation application is accepted and processed. An original license or the first renewal of an existing license issued to a person less than 21 years of age must be portrait or vertical in form and a license issued to a person 21 years of age or over must be landscape or horizontal in form.


(13) An operator or chauffeur may indicate on the license in a place designated by the secretary of state his or her blood type, emergency contact information,

immunization data, medication data, or a statement that the licensee is deaf. The secretary of state shall not require an applicant for an original or renewal operator's or chauffeur's license to provide emergency contact information as a condition of obtaining a license. However, the secreta