Idaho Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Idaho 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
ID HB 464 2022-04-02 WATCH Died after being returned to House Commerce & Human Resources Committee Provides injuries from employer COVID-19 Vaccine mandates are compensable under workers comp
ID HB 719 2022-04-02 WATCH Died, failed to have a hearing in the Senate State Affairs Committee Establishes if an employer denies a religious exemption to COVID vaccine, they bear burden of proof
ID HB 601 2022-04-02 SUPPORT Died, failed to move out of Senate Health and Welfare Committee Establishes in-person visitation can't be denied based on vaccination status.
ID HB 581 2022-04-02 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing in the Senate Commerce and Human Resources Committee Prohibits discrimination based on COVID vaccination status, except federal & healthcare employees
ID HB 577 2022-04-02 OPPOSE Died, failed to move out of the House State Affairs Committee Allows employers who mandate COVID-19 Vaccines to deny religious exemptions
ID HB 578 2022-04-02 WATCH Died, failed to have a hearing in the House Business Committee Establishes employer liability for employee injuries from vaccine mandates without exemptions
ID HB 613 2022-04-02 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing Establishes licensing authorities cannot use vaccination history in licensing decisions
ID HB 632 2022-04-02 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing in the House Health & Welfare Committee Prohibits individuals from being denied medical services based on COVID vaccination status
ID HB 708 2022-04-02 WATCH Died, failed to have a hearing in Senate State Affairs Committee Prohibits COVID vaccine mandates and passports with exceptions
ID HB 698 2022-04-02 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing in the Senate Allows injuries caused by employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccines to qualify for workers' compensation
ID HB 668 2022-04-02 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing Prohibits care facilities from restricting visitors based on vaccination status
ID HB 604 2022-04-02 WATCH Died, failed to move out of House State Affairs Committee Prohibits state government from requiring proof of vaccination with exceptions
ID HB 502 2022-04-02 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing in the House Ways and Means Committee Requires Idaho immunization registry to be opt-in, removes section that allows reminders
ID HB 491 2022-04-02 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing in the House Ways & Means Committee Prohibits discrimination based on & the requirement of personal medical information in most settings
ID HB 491 2022-04-02 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing in the Ways and Means Committee Adds medical privacy to Idaho Health Freedom Act
ID HB 579 2022-04-02 OPPOSE Died, failed to pass to have 3rd reading in the House Allows businesses to ask for private medical information under certain circumstances
ID HB 593 2022-04-02 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing in the House Commerce and Human Resources Committee Allows accidents/injuries caused by employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccines to qualify for workers compensation
ID SB 1381 2022-03-31 WATCH Died, Override of Governor's veto failed on 3/31/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 vaccine mandates by businesses or employers, with exceptions and expiration date

Announcements

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