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 397/SF 1054 2022-05-23 OPPOSE Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 5/23/2022 Spends 6 million on contracts with media vendors and community-orgs. to provide info on COVID-19
MN HF 2541/SF 2424 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 5/23/2022 Establishes it's unfair labor practice to discriminate against employees based on vaccination status
MN HF 2159/SF 2612 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, HF 2159 failed to move during 2022/SF 2612 failed to have a hearing, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status
MN SF 1264/HF 533 2022-05-23 WATCH Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits employers from firing employees if they provide a medical or conscientious exemption
MN SF 2394/HF 1245 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 5/23/2022 Requires consent for vaccination, prohibits coercion and discrimination
MN HF 2832/SF 2815 2022-05-23 OPPOSE Died, both bills failed to be scheduled for hearings, session ended 5/23/2022 Mandates all school staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19
MN HF 2685/SF 2694 2022-05-23 WATCH Died, HF 2685 failed to move past Committee, session ended 5/23/2022 Requires adult or legal guardian be present before a minor is vaccinated
MN HF 2760 2022-05-23 WATCH Died, HF 2760 failed to be scheduled for a hearing in Committee, session ended 5/23/2022 Makes employers liable for employee injuries caused by a mandated vaccine
MN HF 2694/SF 2820 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for hearings, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits government vaccine mandates and passports, requires employers to accept proof of natural immunity as an alternative to vaccination
MN HF 2899 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, HF 2899 failed to move past Committee, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits flu and COVID-19 vaccine mandates, vaccine passports
MN HF 2759 2022-05-23 WATCH Died, HF 2759 failed to be scheduled for a hearing in Committee, session ended 5/23/2022 Makes employers liable for employee injuries caused by a mandated COVID-19 vaccine
MN HF 2801 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended on 5/23/2022 Prohibits employers from requiring or incentivizing public display of medical information, including vaccine, imposes civil and criminal penalties
MN SF 3491/HF 2843 2022-05-23 WATCH Died, both bills failed to be scheduled for a hearings, session ended 5/23/2022 Requires employers to waive COVID Vaccine requirement for recovery, no disqualification unemployment
MN HF 2511/SF 2430 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits government and business from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination
MN SF 2474 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits vaccine passports for COVID-19 vaccination or post-transmission recovery
MN HF 1243/SF 2613 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 5/23/2022 Requires written consent from individuals for vaccines given during emergencies
MN HF 2691 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits local enforcement of federal vaccine passports, creates a civil cause of action
MN SF 3791/HF 3179 2022-05-23 OPPOSE Died, SF 3791 failed to be scheduled for a hearing in Committee Allows child care centers to refuse to enroll or keep enrolled children who are not vaccinated
MN HF 3423/SF 2737 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for hearings, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits employers from refusing to hire, discharging, or discriminating against individuals because they have not received a vaccine
MN HF 4349 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, HF 4349 failed to be scheduled for a hearing in Committee Prohibits state agencies and subdivisions from mandating COVID-19 Vaccines
MN HF 4239 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, HF 4239 failed to be scheduled for a hearing in Committee, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits requiring patients or their support persons to be vaccinated as a condition of allowing support persons in healthcare facilities
MN HF 4093 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits administering a vaccine to a minor without first acquiring the parent or guardian’s consent, with exceptions
MN SF 2693/HF 2897 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for hearings, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits vaccine mandates by employers and proof of vaccination by businesses to gain access or service
MN HF 3736 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits state agencies and local units of government from offering vaccine incentives
MN HF 3195 2022-05-23 OPPOSE Died, HF 3195 failed to move past Committee, session ended 5/23/2022. Allows private education data to be disclosed to government entities for activities/events/services
MN SF 3475/HF 3820 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, SF 3475 failed to be scheduled for a hearing in Committee Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status in health plans and healthcare
MN SF 2475 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to move in 2022, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits government entities from using vaccine passports for COVID-19 vaccination or post-transmission recovery
MN SF 2509 2022-05-23 OPPOSE Died, failed to have a vote in the full Senate before session ended 5/23/2022 Clarifies access to data without consent in the MN Immunization Information System
MN SF 2611/HF 1244 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on vaccine status
MN HF 667 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits employers from taking adverse action against employees based on vaccination status
MN HF 261 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 Vaccines from being requiring for school employees and students
MN SF 292/HF 452 2022-05-23 SUPPORT Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 5/23/2022 Adds religious belief exemption to vaccines required for school
MN HF 2134/SF 2552 2021-05-23 OPPOSE Died, HF 2134/SF 2552 failed to move in 2022, session ended 5/23/2022 Allows minors to consent to HPV Vaccines without parental knowledge or consent
MN SF 2554/HF 2634 2021-05-23 OPPOSE Died, SF 2554/HF 2634 failed to move in 2022, session ended 5/23/2022 Eliminates the conscientious belief exemption to vaccination
MN SF 1589/HF 1583 2021-05-23 SUPPORT Died, SF 1589 failed to move in the House, session ended 5/23/2022 Prohibits state agencies & local government from requiring vaccines, limits tracking
MN HF 2625/SF 2553 2021-05-23 OPPOSE Died, HF 2625/SF 2553 failed to move in 2022, session ended 5/23/2022 Allows minors to consent to all recommended vaccines, including COVID-19 Vaccines

Announcements

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