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 Position Status Title
KY HB 57 2022-04-04 WATCH Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 4/4/2022 Prohibits college vaccine mandates, except for students in educational programs involving the delivery of health care services
KY HB 84 2022-04-04 WATCH Died, failed to have a hearing in committee, session ended 4/4/2022 Removes COVID-19 liability protections in state law for employers who mandate COVID-19 vaccines on employees resulting in an adverse reaction
KY HB 21 2022-04-04 WATCH Died, failed to have a hearing in committee, session ended 4/4/2022 Prohibits vaccines passports except for healthcare providers and hospitals
KY HB 99 2022-04-04 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing in committee, session ended 4/4/2022 Exempts religious organizations from vaccine requirements
KY SB 93 2022-04-04 WATCH Died, failed to pass full Senate after reported favorably out of committee as substitute Requires employers who mandate vaccines to grant exceptions for medical and religious beliefs
KY HB 112 2022-04-04 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing in committee, session ended 4/4/2022 Prohibits requiring, coercing or discriminating against a child who is not vaccinated for COVID-19
KY HB 28 2022-04-04 WATCH Died, passed the House but failed to be voted out of Senate Health Committee, session ended 4/4/2022 Prohibits public entities and colleges from requiring proof of COVID vaccination, allows exemptions for school
KY HB 52 2022-04-04 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 4/4/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status & makes it unlawful employment practice
KY SJR 80 2022-04-04 WATCH Died, passed Senate, failed to have a hearing in the House, session ended 4/4/2022 Requires entities mandating COVID-19 accept serology tests showing antibodies equal to vaccination
KY SB 358 2022-04-04 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing in committee, session ended 4/4/2022 Prohibits employers from requiring a vaccination passport or providing protected health information
KY HB 198 2022-04-04 WATCH Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 4/4/2022 Requires employees who establish mandatory COVID vaccination policies to allow employees to opt out
KY HB 62 2022-04-04 WATCH Died, failed to have a committee hearing, session ended 4/4/2022 Provides workers' compensation for individuals with adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines they received because of their jobs, contains 14-day window
KY HB 54 2022-04-04 WATCH Died, failed to have a committee hearing, session ended 4/4/2022 Provides workers' compensation for individuals with adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccines they received because of their jobs, contains 14-day window
KY HB 664 2022-04-04 WATCH Died, failed to have a committee hearing, session ended 4/4/2022 Allows employees injured by mandated vaccines to sue their employers for damages
KY BR 106 2022-04-04 SUPPORT Died, failed to be assigned to a committee, session ended 4/4/2022 Prohibits vaccine status discrimination in employment & higher education, bans vaccine passports, adds conscientious belief school/daycare exemption
KY HB 51 2022-04-04 SUPPORT Died, passed the House but failed to be voted out of Senate Heatlh and Welfare Committee Allows parents to opt their children out of school COVID-19 vaccine mandates & Prohibits college COVID-19 vaccine mandates
KY BR 65 2022-04-04 WATCH Died, failed to be assigned to a committee, session ended 4/4/2022 Prohibits entities from requiring COVID-19 vaccine passports, except for healthcare

Announcements

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