Kentucky Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Kentucky 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 Date Position Title Status
KY SB 182 2024-04-15 WATCH Requires employers mandating vaccines to grant medical & religious exemptions, requires employees to submit form affirming exemptions Status: Died, failed to be scheduled for hearing in Senate Health Services Committee before session ended on 4/15/2024

Action: NONE
KY SB 135 2024-04-15 WATCH Provides for religious & conscientious vaccine exemptions for school, long-term care facility patients and employees, health facilities, & employees Status: Died, failed to be scheduled for hearing in Senate Health Services Comm before session ended on 4/15/2024

Action: NONE
KY SB 295 2024-03-26 SUPPORT Prohibits COVID-19 vaccines from being required for school, employment, professional licenses, or health care services Status: Referred to House Committee on Committees on 3/26/2024; passed Senate 3rd Reading as substituted in committee by vote of 25 Yeas, 11 Nays on 3/26/2024

Action: Contact House Committee on Committees Members & your Representative, ask them to SUPPORT
KY HB 421 2024-01-30 OPPOSE Requires friend & neighbor child-care homes to keep current immunization certificate & exemption records on file in the home Status: Referred to House Committee on Committees on 1/30/2024

Action: Contact House Committee on Committees Members, your Representative, & Senator, ask them to OPPOSE
KY HB 229 2024-01-10 SUPPORT Requires labeling of gene & potential gene therapy products, requires informed consent for products that could infect or be absorbed into a person Status: Introduced and referred to House Committee on Committees on 1/10/2024

Action: Contact Committee on Committees Members, your Representative & Senator, ask to SUPPORT
KY HB 177 2024-01-08 SUPPORT Prohibits the state, a political subdivision of the state, or governmental entity from requiring or coercing a child to receive a COVID-19 vaccination Status: Referred to the House Committee on Committees on 1/8/2024

Action: Contact the House Committee on Committees Members, your Representative, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
KY HB 163 2024-01-05 WATCH Requires donated blood testing for COVID-19 antibodies & spike protein, & blood donors to wait post COVID-19 vaccination & infection before donating Status: Referred to the House Committee on Committees on 1/5/2024

Action: Contact your House Committee on Committees Members, your House Representative, & Senator with your concerns
KY HB 41 2024-01-02 SUPPORT Prohibits immunization incentives to be issued or used by insurance companies, schools, state & local government, health facilities, & employers Status: Introduced & referred to the House Committee on Committees on 1/2/2024

Action: Contact House Committee on Committees Members, your Representative, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
KY HB 48 2024-01-02 SUPPORT Prohibits a person, employer, entity, or health care provider from requiring or coercing medical treatment/vaccination, removes liability protections Status: Referred to House Committee on Committees on 1/2/2024

Action: Contact your House Committee on Committees Members, Representative, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT

Announcements

There are no announcements available at this time, but please check back soon.