Georgia Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Georgia 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.

Note: You must first register as a NVIC Team Member before you can view action alerts, legislation to watch, and announcements.

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
GA SB 345 2022-05-03 SUPPORT Enacted, Act 819, effective 7/1/2022 Prohibits state/local governmental entities and schools from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination for services
GA SB 372 2022-04-04 WATCH Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 4/4/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status with exceptions
GA HB 1394 2022-04-04 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 4/4/2022 Repeals Health Department authority to require vaccination, prohibits government from requiring proof of vaccination
GA HB 1416 2022-04-04 OPPOSE Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 4/4/2022 Requires Dept. of Ed to provide information to parents of 5th/6th grade students on vaccines, including vaccines recommended but not required
GA HB 869 2022-04-04 SUPPORT Died, failed to be assigned to a committee, session ended 4/4/2022 Prohibits government entities from requiring COVID-19 vaccines and issuing vaccine passports, prohibits publication or sharing of vaccine records
GA HB 413 2022-04-04 WATCH Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 4/4/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates by Department or Local Health Boards
GA HB 1158 2022-04-04 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 4/4/2022 Enacts the Parents' Bill of Rights, including being informed of vaccine exemptions
GA HB 1480 2022-04-04 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 4/4/2022 Allows employees who refuse to receive an employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccine to qualify for unemployment benefits

Announcements

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