House Bill 28

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/25/22: returned to Health & Welfare (S)
Title AN ACT relating to immunization disclosure.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 106
Sponsors S. Maddox, M. Hart, S. Baker, K. Banta, L. Bechler, J. Calloway, J. Decker, R. Dotson, D. Elliott, J. Fischer, D. Fister, C. Fugate, J. Gooch Jr., D. Hale, R. Huff, T. Huff, N. Kirk-McCormick, W. Lawrence, M. Lockett, F. Rabourn, B. Reed, S. Sharp, N. Tate, W. Thomas, R. Webber, B. Wesley, R. White
Summary of Original Version Create a new section in KRS Chapter 336 to prohibit public entity employers from requiring employees and applicants from disclosing his or her immunization status; create a new section in KRS Chapter 164 to prohibit postsecondary schools from requiring a student, staff, or faculty member to disclose his or her immunization status; amend KRS 344.120 to include the discrimination on the basis of "immunization status" as an unlawful practice; create a new section in KRS Chapter 365 to prohibit a business from requiring customers to disclose his or her immunization status as a condition for service or entry upon the premises; create a new KRS Chapter 214 to prohibit a public entity from creating standardized documentation with the purpose of certifying vaccination status; amend KRS 214.036 to allow objection to immunization on the basis of "conscientiously held beliefs".
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Higher - Immunization status, students, staff, and faculty, disclosure prohibition
Public Health - Immunization, parents and guardians, conscientiously held beliefs, objection
Small Business - Immunization status, disclosure prohibition
State Employees - Immunization status, prohibit vaccine passport, disclosure prohibition
Civil Rights - Immunization, disclosure, objection, conscientiously held beliefs
Workforce - Immunization status, employees, applicants, disclosure prohibition
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

Top | Amendments
06/21/21
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/04/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/07/22
  • taken from Committee on Committees (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (H)
  • to State Government (H)
03/08/22
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
03/09/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 10, 2022
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
03/10/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 71-22 with Committee Substitute (1) and Floor Amendment (1)
03/11/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/15/22
  • to Health & Welfare (S)
03/25/22
  • taken from Health & Welfare (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Health & Welfare (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except define "immunization status" to specify vaccination against COVID-19; clarify the definition of "public entity" to include consolidated local government and unified local government; remove all provisions relating to a private employer in Sections 1, 3, and 4; create a new provision in KRS Chapter 214 to allow a public entity to share an individual's immunization status with his or her consent; clarify that Section 2 applies exclusively to public schools in the postsecondary education system; and amend KRS 214.036 to allow the objection to immunization against COVID-19 on the basis of conscientiously held beliefs.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Immunization status, students, staff, and faculty, disclosure allowance
Public Health - Immunization, parents and guardians, conscientiously held beliefs, objection
State Employees - Immunization status, prohibit vaccine passport, disclosure allowance

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Miller
Summary Redefine "public entity" to exclude nonprofit corporations.
Index Headings Education, Higher - Immunization status, students, staff, and faculty, disclosure allowance
Public Health - Immunization, parents and guardians, conscientiously held beliefs, objection
State Employees - Immunization status, prohibit vaccine passport, disclosure allowance

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