Mississippi Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Mississippi 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
MS HB 1509 2022-04-22 WATCH Enacted, Chapter 421, effective 4/21/2022 Prohibits state agencies from refusing service or discriminating based on COVID-19 vaccination status with exceptions, prohibits school mandates
MS HB 231 2022-04-06 WATCH Died in committee on 2/1/2022 Allows COVID-19 vaccine mandates to exist with certain exemption processes
MS HB 1454 2022-04-06 SUPPORT Died in committee on 2/1/2022 Prohibits state from requiring vaccine passports for any purpose
MS SB 2858 2022-04-06 SUPPORT Died in committee on 2/1/2022 Establishes it is unlawful interference by a corp. to enforce a federal vaccine mandate
MS SB 2045 2022-04-06 SUPPORT Died in committee on 2/1/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on vaccination status or possession of immunity passport
MS SB 2368 2022-04-06 SUPPORT Died in committee on 2/1/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 Vaccine mandates by the state, adverse action by employers based on COVID vaccine
MS SB 2107 2022-04-06 WATCH Died in committee on 2/1/2022 Allows religious exemption to vaccines required for school if parent is informed by practitioner
MS HB 51 2022-04-06 OPPOSE Died in committee on 2/1/2022 Mandates flu vaccines for school employees
MS SB 2654 2022-04-05 WATCH Died, failed to pass committee Prohibits employers from discriminating against employees who have not received COVID-19 vaccination
MS SB 2726 2022-04-05 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass committee Prohibits state-funded entities from discriminating based on COVID-19 vaccination or possession of an immunity passport
MS SB 2710 2022-04-05 WATCH Died, failed to pass committee Provides limited religious COVID-19 vaccine exemptions for school, employment, and the receipt of goods or services
MS SB 2736 2022-04-05 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass committee Allows employees fired for not receiving a vaccine to qualify for unemployment benefits
MS SB 2020 2022-04-05 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass committee Allows workers' compensation for injuries caused by mandated vaccines & allows unemployment benefits for individuals fired because of vaccine mandates
MS SB 2049 2022-04-05 WATCH Died, failed to pass committee Requires vaccine information statements be given upon request & requires schoolchildren to be given medical exemptions based on past vaccine reactions
MS HB 759 2022-04-05 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass committee Prohibits adult vaccine discrimination in employment or to receive a benefit or service, adds philosophical vaccine exemption for first responders
MS SB 2342 2022-04-05 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass committee Requires informed consent for vaccination in state veterans homes, requires administrators to stop vaccination if they think it will harm residents
MS SB 2850 2022-01-20 WATCH Died, failed to pass committee Prohibits COVID Vaccine mandates and discrimination by certain entities with exceptions

Announcements

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