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 2022-03-31 WATCH Died, failed to pass full house, session ended 3/31/2022 Allows accidents/injuries caused by employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccines to qualify for workers compensation, allows employer mandates
ID HB 719 2022-03-31 WATCH Died, passed House 3/3/2022, failed to be scheduled for hearing in Senate State Affairs Committee, session ended 3/31/2022 Establishes if an employer denies a religious exemption to COVID vaccine, they bear burden of proof
ID HB 601 2022-03-31 SUPPORT Died, passed House 2/22/2022, failed to pass Senate Health and Welfare Committee, session ended 3/31/2022 Establishes in-person visitation cannot be denied based on vaccination status.
ID HB 581 2022-03-31 SUPPORT Died, passed House 2/22/20, not scheduled for hearing in Senate Commerce & Human Resources Committee, session ended 3/31/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on COVID vaccination status, except federal & healthcare employees
ID HB 577 2022-03-31 OPPOSE Died, failed to pass House State Affairs Committee, session ended 3/31/2022 Allows employers who mandate COVID-19 Vaccines to deny religious exemptions
ID HB 578 2022-03-31 WATCH Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the House Business Committee, session ended 3/31/2022 Establishes employer liability for employee injuries from vaccine mandates without exemptions
ID HB 613 2022-03-31 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the House Health and Welfare Committee, session ended 3/31/2022 Establishes licensing authorities cannot use vaccination history in licensing decisions
ID HB 593 2022-03-31 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the House Commerce and Human Resources Committee, session ended 3/31/2022 Allows accidents/injuries caused by employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccines to qualify for workers compensation
ID HB 632 2022-03-31 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the House Health & Welfare Committee, session ended 3/31/2022 Prohibits individuals from being denied medical services based on COVID vaccination status
ID HB 698 2022-03-31 SUPPORT Died, passed House 3/7/2022, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Commerce & Health Committee, session ended 3/31/2022 Allows injuries caused by employer-mandated coronavirus vaccines to qualify for workers' compensation
ID HB 668 2022-03-31 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in House Health and Welfare Committee, session ended 3/31/2022 Prohibits care facilities from restricting visitors based on vaccination status
ID SB 1381 2022-03-31 WATCH Died, Vetoed by Governor on 3/28/2022, Override of veto failed on 3/31/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 vaccine mandates by businesses or employers, with exceptions and an expiration date
ID HB 579 2022-03-31 OPPOSE Died, failed to pass the full House, session ended 3/31/2022 Allows businesses to ask for private medical information under certain circumstances
ID HB 502 2022-03-31 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 3/31/2022 Requires Idaho immunization registry to be opt-in, removes section that allows reminders
ID HB 491 2022-03-31 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in House Ways and Means Committee, session ended 3/31/2022 Adds medical privacy to Idaho Health Freedom Act
ID HB 708 2022-03-31 WATCH Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in Senate State Affairs Committee, session ended 3/31/2022 Prohibits COVID vaccine mandates and passports with exceptions
ID HB 604 2022-02-28 WATCH Died, failed to pass House State Affairs Committee on 2/28/2022 Prohibits state government from requiring proof of vaccination with exceptions

Announcements

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