Missouri Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Missouri 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
MO HB 1606 2022-05-19 WATCH Delivered to governor on 5/18/2022 Prohibits political subdivisions from mandating COVID-19 vaccines for employment, does not apply to healthcare facilities or ambulance services
MO HB 2331 2022-05-18 SUPPORT Delivered to Governor on 5/18/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on COVID-19 vaccination status in organ transplants and donors, excluding lung transplants
MO SB 710 2022-05-18 SUPPORT Delivered to Governor on 5/18/2022 Prohibits taking organ donor and recipient COVID-19 vaccination status into consideration during organ transplant process, excluding lung transplants
MO HB 2090 2022-05-18 WATCH Delivered to Governor on 5/18/2022 Prohibits state employees from being required to receive COVID-19 vaccination for employment, except hospital, long-term care & Medicare facilities
MO HB 2116 2022-05-18 WATCH Delivered to Governor on 5/18/2022 Indirectly allows health care facilities to discriminate against visitors based on vaccination status
MO HB 2381 2022-05-10 WATCH Referred to Senate Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee 5/10/2022 First responder bill amended to remove offensive vaccine language
MO HB 1692 2022-05-10 WATCH Referred to Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee 5/10/2022 Establishes that employers who mandate vaccines are liable for injury resulting from the vaccine
MO HB 1641 2022-05-09 WATCH Placed on informal perfection calendar 5/9/2022 Makes employers liable for employees' damages/injuries caused by mandated vaccines
MO HB 2009 2022-05-09 SUPPORT Placed on House Informal Perfection Calendar 5/9/2022, pending further action Removes private/parochial schools from state vaccine law, adds conscientious vaccine exemption for public schools, prohibits adding new vaccines
MO HB 2615 2022-05-09 SUPPORT Placed on House Informal Perfection Calendar 5/9/2022 Prohibits mandates by schools for COVID-19 vaccines or masks for the unvaccinated
MO HB 2093 2022-05-09 SUPPORT Placed on House Informal Perfection Calendar 5/9/2022 Prohibits state and local government entities from requiring or enforcing government mandates on employers to require COVID-19 vaccines
MO HB 1670 2022-05-09 SUPPORT Placed on the House Informal Perfection Calendar 5/9/2022, pending further action Prohibits government entities from issuing COVID-19 Vaccine Passports
MO HB 1475 2022-05-09 SUPPORT Placed on the House informal perfection calendar on 5/9/2022 Prohibits educational entities from mandating COVID-19 vaccines or gene therapy treatments
MO HB 1904 2022-05-09 OPPOSE Combined with HB 1575, passed House Oversight Committee 3/1/2022, on Informal Perfection Calendar Creates COVID-19 vaccine equivalency cards
MO HB 1861 2022-05-03 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy & Environment Committee 5/4 Prohibits considering COVID-19 vaccination status during organ transplant process
MO SB 702 2022-04-27 WATCH Combined with SB 636, SB 651 and SB 693, on informal calendar for perfection in Senate Prohibits COVID vaccination to access public/private accommodations, prohibits school COVID mandates/testing through 2027, employer exemptions
MO HB 1709 2022-04-21 OPPOSE Referred to Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment Committee 4/21/2022 Prohibits mandating vaccines which are undergoing trials/EUA only, authorizes college & healthcare provider mandates due to federal programs/funding
MO SB 1203 2022-04-06 SUPPORT Passed the Senate Education Committee on 4/5/2022 Prohibits schools from mandating COVID-19 Vaccines and testing
MO HB 1686 2022-04-06 WATCH Bill not heard in Senate Governmental Accountability and Fiscal Oversight Committee hearing 4/6/2022 Prohibits public bodies from requiring COVID Vaccines, requires exemptions for employer mandates
MO SB 1207 2022-04-06 SUPPORT Scheduled but not heard during hearing in the Senate Education Committee on 4/5/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 Vaccine mandates for school, allows physician/PA/advance practice nurse to certify student is not liable to transmit disease
MO HB 2358 2022-03-29 WATCH Hearing held in Senate Committee 3/23/2022, combined with HB 1475 as substitute Requires employers provide reasonable accommodations from COVID mandates, allows comp/unemployment
MO HB 1575 2022-03-23 WATCH Replaced with a substitute, see primary bill HB 1904 Requires public & private entities to consider natural immunity equal to vaccination in policies
MO SB 636 2022-03-02 SUPPORT Combined into SB 702 and passed Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy & Environment on 3/2 Establishes it is unlawful for an employer to require an employee receive COVID-19 vaccine
MO SB 693 2022-03-02 WATCH Combined into SB 702 and passed Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy & Environment on 3/2 Requires employers who mandate COVID-19 Vaccines to permit exemptions
MO SB 651 2022-03-02 SUPPORT Combined into SB 702 and passed Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy & Environment on 3/2 Prohibits employers from mandating COVID-19 Vaccines, creates a cause of action
MO HB 1485 2022-02-17 WATCH Combined with HB 2358 in a substitute, perfected & amended on 2/14/2022 Requires employers who mandate vaccines to accept certain exemptions & proof of immunity
MO HB 1995 2022-02-15 SUPPORT Passed House Elementary & Secondary Education Committee on 2/15/2022 Creates "The Parents' Bill of Rights for Student Well-Being"
MO SB 653 2022-02-01 WATCH Referred to Senate Education Committee on 1/10/2022 Creates "Parents' Bill of Rights"
MO HB 1769 2022-01-22 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in House Judiciary Committee on 1/25/2022 Prohibits entity receiving state funds from mandating COVID Vaccine for employees/people entering
MO HB 1617 2022-01-22 WATCH Scheduled for hearing in House Judiciary Committee on 1/25/2022 Prohibits any entity from requiring COVID or Flu Vaccines that were not required before 1/1/20
MO HB 1691 2022-01-22 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in House Judiciary Committee on 1/25/2022 Prohibits state from entering into a contact with employers that discriminate based on vaccination
MO HB 2055 2022-01-22 WATCH Scheduled for hearing in House Judiciary Committee on 1/25/2022 Requires employers who mandate COVID-19 Vaccines allow exemptions for medical or religious beliefs
MO HB 1665 2022-01-22 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in House Judiciary Committee on 1/25/2022 Prohibits vaccine mandates and discrimination based on vaccination status in multiple areas
MO HB 1544 2022-01-22 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in House Judiciary Committee on 1/25/2022 Prohibits employers from requiring employees prove receipt of COVID-19 vaccination
MO HB 1635 2022-01-21 WATCH Scheduled for hearing in House Judiciary Committee on 1/25/2022 Establishes that individuals have the right to determine health decisions, addresses quarantine
MO HB 1543 2022-01-21 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in House Judiciary Committee on 1/25/2022 Prohibits places of public accommodation from requiring individuals to disclose COVID vaccine status
MO HB 1465 2022-01-21 SUPPORT Scheduled for hearing in House Judiciary Committee on 1/25/2022 Bans COVID vaccine passports & prohibits businesses from requiring COVID vaccine or immunity
MO HB 1755 2022-01-17 SUPPORT Referred to House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee on 1/13/2022 Creates parents' bill of rights and requires written parental consent for minors' medical services
MO HB 1710 2022-01-12 WATCH Scheduled for a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on 1/12/2022 Establishes it is unlawful & discriminatory practice to require vaccines for EU or undergoing trials
MO HB 1768 2022-01-12 WATCH Scheduled for a hearing in the House Judiciary Committee on 1/12/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on COVID-19 vaccination status

Announcements

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