Louisiana Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Louisiana 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

The following table lists the active action alerts for all states.

Bills to Watch

The following table lists the active bills of interest for all states.

State Bill Number Date Position Title Status
LA HB 421 2024-06-11 WATCH Provides students with sickle cell disease management and treatment plan, amendment removed expansion of vaccine tracking system Status: ENACTED, signed by Governor Jeff Landry on 6/11/2024; effective 8/1/2024; Act No. 616

Action: NONE
LA HB 908 2024-06-03 SUPPORT Prohibits a teacher, school employee or administrator from discriminating against or distinguishing between students based on their vaccination status Status: ENACTED, signed by Governor on 6/3/2024, effective 8/1/2024; Act No. 460

Action: NONE
LA HB 46 2024-05-31 SUPPORT Prohibits the requirement of receipt of a COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of enrollment or attendance at any public or nonpublic school Status: Sent to Governor on 5/31/2024; enrolled on 5/28/2024; passed full Senate on 5/23/2024; passed full House on 4/3/2024

Action: Contact Governor Jeff Landry at (225) 342-0991, ask to SIGN HB 46
LA HB 87 2024-05-31 SUPPORT Requires public & private employers & schools to be liable for injuries or damages caused to employees or students for COVID-19 vaccine mandates Status: Died, failed to pass full Senate before the session deadline for final bill passage of 5/31/2024

Action: NONE
LA HR 292 2024-05-29 SUPPORT Requests the LA Dept of Health to study the relationship between unexpected infant deaths, ages two and under, and the administration of vaccinations Status: Introduced in the House, rules suspended, passed to 3rd reading on 5/29/2024

Action: Contact your Representative and ask them to SUPPORT
LA SB 133 2024-05-28 SUPPORT Prohibits WHO, UN, WEF from having any power in LA, prohibits state or political sub. from enforcing/implementing rule, reg, tax, policy, or mandate Status: ENACTED, signed by Governor Jeff Landry & effective 5/28/2024; Act No. 395

Action: NONE
LA HR 214 2024-05-20 SUPPORT Requests the AG to investigate whether Pfizer, Moderna, J&J, & assoc. violated any laws in the production, distribution, or sale of COVID-19 vaccines Status: Scheduled for hearing in House Health & Welfare Committee on 5/21/2024 at 9:30AM in HCR 5

Action: Contact House Health & Welfare Committee Members, your Representative, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
LA HB 25 2024-05-03 SUPPORT Prohibits civil liability & state from denying business permits & professional licenses over refusal to mandate EUA vaccines Status: Scheduled for Senate Judiciary A Committee hearing on 5/7/2024 at 9AM; amended & passed full House by vote of 79 Yeas, 24 Nays, on 3/20/2024

Action: Contact Senate Judiciary A Committee Members & your Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
LA HB 958 2024-04-23 SUPPORT Prohibits health coverage plan incentives & penalties intended to influence, persuade, or encourage health care providers to vaccinate Status: Failed to pass the House 3rd Reading by a vote of 34 Yeas, 62 Nays, 9 Absent, on 4/23/2024

Action: Contact your Representative & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
LA HB 711 2024-04-19 SUPPORT Requires healthcare providers obtain prior written informed consent from a parent or legal guardian prior to vaccinating a minor, licensing penalties Status: Scheduled for hearing in House Health & Welfare Committee on 4/24/2024 at 9:30AM in House Committee Room 5

Action: Contact House Health & Welfare Committee Members, your Representative, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
LA HB 815 2024-04-19 SUPPORT Requires LA Dep't of Health to produce only advertisements & promotional materials that comply with provisions of proposed law & federal regulations Status: Scheduled for hearing in House Health & Welfare Committee on 4/24/2024 at 9:30AM in House Committee Room 5

Action: Contact House Health & Welfare Committee Members, your Representative, & Senator, ask to SUPPORT
LA HB 288 2024-04-17 SUPPORT Requires that autopsy reports include vaccine records for all infants under the age of one year who die unexpectedly without explanation. Status: Failed to pass the House 3rd reading by a vote of 50 Yeas, 51 Nays, 4 Absent, on 4/17/2024

Action: Contact your Representative & your Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
LA HB 822 2024-04-12 SUPPORT Requires blood donors to disclose if received COVID-19 or mRNA vaccine, blood to be clearly labeled, right to request non COVID-19 vaccinated blood Status: Scheduled for hearing in House Health & Welfare Committee on 4/16/2024 at 9:00AM in House Committee Room 5

Action: Contact House Health & Welfare Committee Members, your Representative, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
LA HB 866 2024-04-10 SUPPORT Prohibits employers, health care, or state from taking adverse actions against those refusing EUA/PREP ACT medical interventions, including vaccines Status: Scheduled for hearing in House Civil Law and Procedure Committee on 4/15/2024 at 9AM in HCR 4

Action: Contact House Civil Law and Procedure Committee Members, your Representative, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
LA HB 47 2024-04-08 SUPPORT Requires communication about vaccine requirements include exemption information, expands vaccine exemption to also apply to students attending school Status: Referred to Senate Education Committee on 4/8/2024; passed full House as amended on 4/3/2024

Action: Contact Senate Education Committee Members & your Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
LA HB 809 2024-04-03 SUPPORT Prohibits the state from implementing or enforcing any CDC recommendations or mandates without passage by the legislature & governor’s signature Status: Referred to the House Health and Welfare Committee on 4/3/2024

Action: Contact the House Health and Welfare Committee Members, your Representative, & Senator, ask them to SUPPORT

Announcements

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