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

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Bills to Watch

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

State Bill Number Position Status Title
LA SB 141 2022-06-18 SUPPORT Vetoed by the Governor on 6/18/2022 Prohibits some insurance providers from requiring vaccination status in determining eligibility for coverage
LA HB 54 2022-06-18 SUPPORT Vetoed by the Governor on 6/18/2022 Prohibits government entities/public educational institutions from requiring COVID-19 vaccination for admission, prohibits employee discrimination
LA HB 424 2022-06-06 OPPOSE Died, failed in 52:37 House floor vote on 5/2/2022, pending reconsideration, session ended 6/6/2022 Lowers age of patients to whom pharmacists can administer vaccines from seventeen to seven & allows pharmacy techs and interns to administer vaccines
LA HB 974 2022-06-06 WATCH Died, failed to be considered in House committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Establishes employers required to mandate a vaccine allow medical, religious & philosophical belief exemptions, does not apply to federal mandates
LA HB 573 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass House committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Prohibits state agencies from marketing medication, medical treatment, or pharmaceuticals to minors
LA HB 596 2022-06-06 WATCH Died, failed to be considered in House committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Allows electors of the State of Louisiana to vote on a Constitutional Amendment on the Right to Bodily Autonomy
LA HB 295 2022-06-06 WATCH Died, failed to pass House committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Requires public facilities to accept proof of antibodies & allows individuals to present proof of infection in lieu of proof of vaccination
LA HB 990 2022-06-06 OPPOSE Died, failed to pass Senate committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Prohibits state & local government from enforcing/mandating proof of COVID-19 vaccines for public accommodations & services, private business excepted
LA SB 58 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass Senate committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Prohibits state & local entities and school board from requiring a person to disclose their immunization status for any purpose, including employment
LA HB 47 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a vote in the Senate, session ended 6/6/2022 Requires any communication on vaccine exemptions to parents/students to include state law, requires schools accept exemptions
LA HB 531 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass Senate committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Allows students to sue schools that deny them entrance because of a vaccine requirement
LA HB 928 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass House committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Establishes it is unlawful employment practice to refuse an exemption or to discriminate or fire an employee based on vaccination status
LA HB 640 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass Senate committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Requires vaccine administrators to provide document explaining where to learn if a vaccine was produced with aborted human fetal or embryonic cells
LA HB 413 2022-06-06 WATCH Died, failed to be considered in House committee, session ended 6/6/2022 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 407 2022-06-06 WATCH Died, failed to pass House committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Prohibits vaccines under FDA Emergency Use Authorization from being required for school and daycare
LA HB 594 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass House committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Prohibits state and local government entities from discriminating against individuals who exercise their rights to refuse health services & vaccines
LA HB 735 2022-06-06 WATCH Died, failed to have a House committee hearing, session ended 6/6/2022 Prohibits government agencies, private business & schools from mandating liability-free products that would result in loss of employment or education
LA HB 232 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass Senate committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Prohibits state-issued IDs from including vaccine information & prohibits using vaccine status as a condition of receiving/renewing a state-issued ID
LA HB 354 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to be considered in House committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Prohibits local governments from requiring vaccine passports or medical records disclosure for constitutionally protected activities
LA HCR 3 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass Senate committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Repeals Louisiana Department of Health COVID-19 vaccine mandate rule for children in school and daycare
LA HB 600 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to have vote in the Senate, session ended 6/6/2022 Requires government entities to provide information on exemptions, opting-out, and VAERS when requiring or recommending citizens to get vaccinated
LA HCR 1 2022-06-06 WATCH Died, failed to have a vote in the Senate, session ended 6/6/2022 Suspends law that allows schools to keep students not vaccinated out of school during outbreak
LA HB 427 2022-06-06 OPPOSE Died, failed to have a vote in the Senate, session ended 6/6/2022 Allows vaccines to be given to minors on/at daycare, school without consent or healthcare professional present
LA HB 253 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed have a vote in the House, session ended 6/6/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination or immunity status
LA HB 126 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a Senate committee hearing, session ended 6/6/2022. Allows employees fired for being unvaccinated against COVID-19 to collect unemployment
LA SB 11 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a Senate committee hearing, session ended 6/6/2022. Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status in places of public accommodation
LA SB 2 2022-06-06 WATCH Died, failed to have a Senate committee hearing, session ended 6/6/2022. Allows for positive COVID antibody test to be accepted as satisfying state government & school COVID Vaccine mandates
LA HB 353 2022-06-06 WATCH Died, failed to have a Senate committee hearing, session ended 6/6/2022. Prohibits employers from firing or discriminating against employees who refuse vaccination and requires employers to accept specific exemptions
LA HB 535 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a House committee hearing, session ended 6/6/2022 Prohibits health and life insurers from discriminating against or offering incentives based on vaccination status
LA SB 92 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass House committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Protects the privacy of medical information in the workplace, prohibits discrimination based on refusal/acceptance of medical procedures/treatment
LA SB 37 2022-06-06 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass Senate committee, session ended 6/6/2022 Prohibits healthcare providers from refusing services based on vaccination status
LA HB 1022 2022-05-31 SUPPORT Died, failed House floor vote on 5/31/2022 Prohibits employers, government agencies & schools from mandating liability free products, exempts some Medicare providers
LA HB 428 2022-05-24 SUPPORT Died, failed in 24:71 House floor vote on 5/24/2022 Prohibits LA Board of Education, Department of Education, and public schools from recommending vaccines or medical procedures
LA HB 915 2022-05-16 WATCH Died, 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 53 2022-05-03 SUPPORT Died, failed in a 38:54 House floor vote on 5/3/2022 Allows electors of the State of Louisiana to vote on a Constitutional Amendment on the fundamental right to autonomy in healthcare decisions
LA HB 48 2022-04-11 SUPPORT Died, discharged from Committee and withdrawn from the House 4/11/2022 Prohibits administering vaccines on school property or at school-sponsored events, including colleges.

Announcements

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