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 Position Status Title
LA HB 54 2022-05-20 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in Senate Judiciary C Committee 5/24/2022 Prohibits government entities & educational institutions from mandating proof of COVID-19, prohibits discrimination, establishes fine
LA HB 531 2022-05-20 SUPPORT Pending final passage by the House, scheduled for floor debate on 5/23/2022 Allows students to sue schools that deny them entrance because of a vaccine requirement
LA HB 253 2022-05-20 SUPPORT Scheduled for House floor debate on 5/23/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination or immunity status
LA HB 232 2022-05-19 SUPPORT Hearing in Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways and Public Works on 5/19/2022 Prohibits state-issued IDs from including vaccine information & prohibits using vaccine status as a condition of receiving/renewing a state-issued ID
LA HB 600 2022-05-19 SUPPORT Referred to Senate Health and Welfare Committee on 5/19/2022 Requires government entities to provide information on exemptions, opting-out, and VAERS when requiring or recommending citizens to get vaccinated
LA HB 428 2022-05-19 SUPPORT Scheduled for House floor debate on 5/23/2022 Prohibits LA Board of Education, Department of Education, and public schools from recommending vaccines or medical procedures
LA HB 427 2022-05-19 WATCH Referred to Senate Education Committee on 5/19/2022 Requires dual authentication process for parental consent for vaccines given to minors on/at daycare, school or college property or events
LA HB 974 2022-05-19 WATCH Not considered in hearing in the House Committee on Labor and Industrial Relations on 5/19/2022 Establishes employers required to mandate a vaccine allow medical, religious & philosophical belief exemptions, does not apply to federal mandates
LA HB 1022 2022-05-18 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in the House Committee on Civil Law and Procedure on 5/23/2022 Prohibits employers, government agencies & schools from mandating liability free products, exempts some Medicare providers
LA HCR 1 2022-05-17 WATCH Referred to Senate Education Committee on 5/17/2022 Suspends law that allows schools to keep students not vaccinated out of school during outbreak
LA HB 126 2022-05-17 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in House Labor and Industrial Relations Committee on 5/19/2022 Allows employees fired for being unvaccinated against COVID-19 to collect unemployment
LA HB 353 2022-05-17 OPPOSE Not considered in hearing in House Labor and Industrial Relations Committee on 5/19/2022 Requires employers who mandate vaccines to cover COVID-19 tests if they allow testing in lieu of vaccination
LA HB 928 2022-05-17 SUPPORT Scheduled for Hearing in House Labor and Industrial Relations Committee on 5/19/2022 Establishes it is unlawful employment practice to refuse an exemption or to discriminate or fire an employee based on vaccination status
LA SB 92 2022-05-17 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in House Labor and Industrial Relations Committee on 5/19/2022 Protects the privacy of medical information in the workplace, prohibits discrimination based on refusal/acceptance of medical procedures/treatment
LA SB 141 2022-05-16 SUPPORT Pending House final passage Prohibits some insurance providers from requiring vaccination status in determining eligibility for coverage
LA HB 915 2022-05-16 WATCH Failed in 30:61 House floor vote on 5/16/2022 Requires coroners to file a VAERS report in deaths within sixty days of vaccination as determined by the vaccine registry
LA HB 47 2022-05-10 SUPPORT Referred to Senate Education Committee on 5/10/2022 Requires any communication on vaccine exemptions to parents/students to include state law, requires schools accept exemptions
LA HCR 3 2022-05-10 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in Senate Health and Welfare Committee on 5/11/2022 Repeals Louisiana Department of Health COVID-19 vaccine mandate rule for children in school and daycare
LA HB 640 2022-05-09 SUPPORT Pending House final passage Requires producers/distributors to disclose to consumers whether or not vaccines are produced with aborted human fetal cells or human embryonic cells
LA HB 413 2022-05-06 WATCH Scheduled for hearing in House Education Committee on 5/10/2022 Requires students/parents to be told how to opt-out of mandates for COVID-19 vaccines or any vaccine approved by the FDA for less than 5 years
LA HB 53 2022-05-03 SUPPORT Failed House final passage Allows electors of the State of Louisiana to vote on a Constitutional Amendment on the fundamental right to autonomy in healthcare decisions
LA HB 424 2022-05-02 OPPOSE Failed to pass in House vote, motion to reconsider pending Lowers age of patients to whom pharmacists can administer vaccines from seventeen to seven & allows pharmacy techs and interns to administer vaccines
LA HB 990 2022-04-25 OPPOSE Referred to Senate Health and Welfare Committee on 4/25/2022 Prohibits state & local government from enforcing/mandating proof of COVID-19 vaccines for public accommodations & services, private business excepted
LA SB 58 2022-04-12 SUPPORT Scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare on 4/13/2022 Prohibits state & local entities and school board from requiring a person to disclose their immunization status for any purpose, including employment
LA SB 37 2022-04-12 SUPPORT Scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare on 4/13/2022 Prohibits healthcare providers from refusing services based on vaccination status
LA HB 48 2022-04-11 SUPPORT Discharged from Committee and withdrawn from the House 4/11/2022 Prohibits administering vaccines on school property or at school-sponsored events, including colleges.
LA HB 407 2022-04-08 WATCH Scheduled for hearing in House Health and Welfare Committee on 4/12/2022 Prohibits vaccines under FDA Emergency Use Authorization from being required for school and daycare
LA HB 735 2022-04-08 WATCH Pending in the House Committee on Commerce Prohibits government agencies, private business & schools from mandating liability-free products that would result in loss of employment or education
LA HB 594 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in House Health and Welfare Committee on 4/12/2022 Prohibits state and local government entities from discriminating against individuals who exercise their rights to refuse health services & vaccines
LA HB 295 2022-04-08 WATCH Scheduled for hearing in House Health and Welfare Committee on 4/12/2022 Requires public facilities to accept proof of antibodies & allows individuals to present proof of infection in lieu of proof of vaccination
LA HB 596 2022-04-08 WATCH Scheduled for hearing in House Health and Welfare Committee on 4/12/2022 Allows electors of the State of Louisiana to vote on a Constitutional Amendment on the Right to Bodily Autonomy
LA HB 354 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in House Health and Welfare Committee on 4/12/2022 Prohibits local governments from requiring vaccine passports or medical records disclosure for constitutionally protected activities
LA HB 573 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in House Health and Welfare Committee on 4/12/2022 Prohibits state agencies from marketing medication, medical treatment, or pharmaceuticals to minors
LA HB 535 2022-04-04 SUPPORT Referred to House Insurance Committee on 3/14/2022 Prohibits health and life insurers from discriminating against or offering incentives based on vaccination status
LA SB 11 2022-03-28 SUPPORT Referred to the Senate Committee on Judiciary A on 3/14/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status in places of public accommodation
LA SB 2 2022-03-28 WATCH Referred to the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare on 3/14/2022 Allows for positive COVID antibody test to be accepted as satisfying state government & school COVID Vaccine mandates

Announcements

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