Arizona Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Arizona State Team page. This page, along with the email updates you will receive, will help keep you informed of what you can do in your state to help you protect and expand your rights to informed consent to vaccination.

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Action Needed Now

There are no active action alerts at this time, but please check back soon.

Bills to Watch

The following table lists the active bills of interest for all states.

State Bill Number Position Status Title
AZ SB 1346 2022-07-06 SUPPORT Enacted, signed by Governor on 7/6/2022, effective 9/24/2022 Prohibits state employees from inquiring about a person's vaccination status door-to-door
AZ SB 1494 2022-07-06 SUPPORT Enacted, signed by Governor 7/6/2022, effective 9/24/2022 Prohibits disqualifying individuals for unemployment benefits if fired for not getting COVID vaccine
AZ HB 2029 2022-06-25 WATCH Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 6/25/2022 Prohibits government entities and contractors from discriminating based on COVID-19 vaccination, excludes healthcare institutions with COVID patients
AZ HB 2623 2022-06-25 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 6/25/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status or the possession of an immunity passport
AZ HB 2474 2022-06-25 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 6/25/2022 Prohibits healthcare institutions from forcing vaccines on individuals and from withholding other services from patients who decline vaccination
AZ HB 2371 2022-06-25 SUPPORT Enacted, Chapter 263, signed by the Governor on 5/27/2022, effective 9/24/2022 Prohibits government entities from requiring minors receive COVID-19 Vaccines without parental consent
AZ SB 1052 2022-06-25 WATCH Died, failed to pass Senate committee, session ended 6/25/2022 Prohibits state government from requiring medical procedures, including vaccines, if they could cause death
AZ HB 2043 2022-06-25 WATCH Died, failed to move out of House, session ended 6/25/2022 Establishes employers are liable for injury caused to employees by mandated COVID-19 Vaccines
AZ HB 2191 2022-06-25 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 6/25/2022 Prohibits school mandates for COVID-19 vaccines & vaccines under EUA, requires rulemaking
AZ HB 2498 2022-06-25 WATCH Enacted, signed by the Governor on 4/25/2022, Chapter 180, effective 9/24/2022 Prohibits government entities from requiring COVID-19 Vaccination, except healthcare institutions owned or operated by the state
AZ HB 2020 2022-06-25 OPPOSE Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 6/25/2022 Repeals prohibition of vaccine passports by the state, replaces with exemptions for test results
AZ HB 2065 2022-06-25 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 6/25/2022 Repeals statute allowing children without proof of vaccination to be discriminated against during outbreaks
AZ HB 2022 2022-06-25 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 6/25/2022 Repeals authority of governor and health dept. director to mandate treatment and vaccination
AZ SB 1053 2022-06-25 SUPPORT Died, failed to be assigned to House committee, session ended 6/25/2022 Adds penalty to state law requiring reasonable accommodation for employees with religious exemptions from COVID-19 vaccine
AZ HB 2475 2022-06-25 WATCH Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 6/25/2022 Prohibits employers from mandating COVID-19 vaccine, but allows a onetime financial incentive for vaccination
AZ SB 1052 2022-06-25 WATCH Died, failed to pass committee, session ended 6/25/2022 Repeals current ban on vaccine passports, prohibits government/business requiring medical procedure
AZ SB 1414 2022-06-25 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 6/25/2022 Prohibits any government entity or person doing business in Arizona from mandating COVID-19 vaccines on employees
AZ SB 1567 2022-06-25 WATCH Died, failed to move out of House, session ended 6/25/2022 Requires employers to allow employees to claim religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccine mandates & establishes Attorney General complaint process
AZ HB 2198 2022-06-25 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass House, session ended 6/25/2022 Requires employers who fired workers over COVID vaccine mandate to rehire them or pay severance
AZ HB 2356 2022-06-25 WATCH Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 6/25/2022 Requires employers mandating COVID-19 vaccine to accept proof of natural immunity or prior infection
AZ SB 1393 2022-06-25 SUPPORT Died, failed to be assigned to House committee, session ended 6/25/2022 Establishes patients have the right to refuse COVID-19 treatment, including vaccination, by hospitals/health care providers
AZ HB 2619 2022-06-25 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass Senate, vaccine provisions struck from bill, session ended 6/25/2022 Requires health dept. post COVID-19 Vaccine adverse events from VAERS on their website
AZ HB 2064 2022-06-25 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 6/25/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 school vaccine mandates
AZ SB 1698 2022-06-25 OPPOSE Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 6/25/2022 Expands current child vaccine tracking system to include adults
AZ HB 2281 2022-06-25 WATCH Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 6/25/2022 Eliminated school mandates, but allows unvaccinated children to be discriminated against during an outbreak
AZ HB 2611 2022-06-25 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 6/25/2022 Prohibits state government/people doing business from mandating COVID Vaccines on employee/students
AZ HB 2100/SB 1167 2022-06-25 OPPOSE Died, SB 1167 had no House committee hearing, HB 2100 failed to pass House, session ended 6/25/2022 Allows non-profits to use/disclose private information in the AZ Immunization Information System
AZ HB 2086 2022-05-25 SUPPORT Enacted, Chapter 240; Effective: 7/23/2022 Prohibits DHS director from mandating COVID-19 Vaccines for schoolchildren

Announcements

The following table lists postings about events, initiatives, people, and pretty much anything related to protecting and expanding your rights!