Minnesota Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Minnesota 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
MN HF 2760 2022-04-20 WATCH Referred to House Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee on 1/31/2022 Makes employers liable for employee injuries caused by a mandated vaccine
MN HF 2759 2022-04-20 WATCH Referred to House Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee on 1/31/2022 Makes employers liable for employee injuries caused by a mandated COVID-19 vaccine
MN HB 4239 2022-03-21 SUPPORT Referred to House Health Finance and Policy Committee on 3/14/2022 Prohibits requiring patients or their support persons to be vaccinated as a condition of allowing support persons in healthcare facilities
MN Hf 4349 2022-03-21 SUPPORT Referred to the House Health Finance & Policy Committee on 3/17/2022 Prohibits state agencies and subdivisions from mandating COVID-19 Vaccines
MN SF 3791/HF 3179 2022-03-06 OPPOSE SF 3791 referred to S. Education Finance & Policy Committee, HF 3179 to H. Early Childhood Finance Allows child care centers to refuse to enroll or keep enrolled children who are not vaccinated
MN SF 3475/HF 3820 2022-03-01 SUPPORT SF 3475 referred to Senate Civil Law & Data Practices Policy, HF 3820 to House Judiciary Finance Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status in health plans and healthcare
MN SF 3491 2022-02-26 WATCH Referred to the Senate Jobs and Economic Growth Finance and Policy Committee on 2/28/2022 Requires employers to waive COVID Vaccine requirement for recovery, no disqualification unemployment
MN HF 3195 2022-02-18 OPPOSE Scheduled for a hearing in the House Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee on 2/24/2022 Allows private education data to be disclosed to government entities for activities/events/services
MN SB 2509 2022-02-18 OPPOSE Cancelled: Hearing in the Senate Civil Law & Data Practices Policy Committee on 2/17/2022 Clarifies access to data without consent in the MN Immunization Information System
MN HF 2685/SF 2694 2022-02-03 WATCH Referred -House Health Finance & Policy/Senate Health & Human Services Finance & Policy Committees Requires adult or legal guardian be present before a minor is vaccinated
MN HF 2843 2022-02-02 SUPPORT Referred to House Workforce & Business Development Finance & Policy Committee on 1/31/2022 Allows unemployment benefits for those fired for not taking COVID vaccine & natural immunity waiver
MN HF 2899 2022-02-02 SUPPORT Introduced and referred to the House Health Finance & Policy Committee on 1/31/2022 Prohibits flu and COVID-19 vaccine mandates, vaccine passports
MN HF 2832 2022-02-01 OPPOSE Referred to the House Health Finance & Policy Committee on 1/31/2022 Mandates all school staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19
MN SF 1589/HF 1583 2021-05-17 SUPPORT SF 1589 passed the full Senate on 5/14/2021 Prohibits state agencies & local government from requiring vaccines, limits tracking
MN HF 2134/SF 2552 2021-05-15 OPPOSE Introduced and referred to the House and Senate Health Committees on 3/11/2021 & 5/15/2021 Allows minors to consent to HPV Vaccines without parental knowledge or consent
MN SF 2554/HF 2634 2021-05-15 OPPOSE Introduced and referred to the Senate & House Education Committees on 5/15 and 5/14 Eliminates the conscientious belief exemption to vaccination
MN HF 2625/SF 2553 2021-05-15 OPPOSE Introduced 5/13/2021 and 5/15/2021, referred to Health Committees Allows minors to consent to all recommended vaccines, including COVID-19 Vaccines
MN HF 2541/SF 2424 2021-04-19 SUPPORT Introduced and referred to committees on 4/15 and 4/17/2021 Establishes it's unfair labor practice to discriminate against employees based on vaccination status
MN HF 2511/SF 2430 2021-04-14 SUPPORT Introduced and referred to the House Health Finance and Policy Committee Prohibits government and business from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination
MN SF 2394/HF 1245 2021-04-10 SUPPORT Introduced and referred to Senate Health & Human Services Finance/Policy and House Health Finance Requires consent for vaccination, prohibits coercion and discrimination
MN SF 1264/HF 533 2021-04-10 WATCH Introduced and referred to Committees on 2/22/2021 and 2/1/2021 Prohibits employers from firing employees if they provide a medical or conscientious exemption
MN HF 2159 2021-03-15 SUPPORT Introduced and referred to the House Finance and Policy Committee on 3/11/2021 Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status
MN HF 667 2021-03-02 SUPPORT Introduced & referred to House Labor, Industry, Veterans & Military Affairs Finance & Policy Comm Prohibits employers from taking adverse action against employees based on vaccination status
MN HF 397/SF 1054 2021-02-17 OPPOSE Introduced and referred to committees on 1/28/2021 & 2/17/2021 Spends 6 million on contracts with media vendors and community-orgs. to provide info on COVID-19
MN SF 292/HF 452 2021-01-30 SUPPORT Introduced and referred to the Education Policy Committees Adds religious belief exemption to vaccines required for school
MN HF 261 2021-01-22 SUPPORT Introduced and referred to the House Health Finance and Policy Committee on 1/21/2021 Prohibits COVID-19 Vaccines from being requiring for school employees and students

Announcements

The following table lists postings about events, initiatives, people, and pretty much anything related to protecting and expanding your rights!