Bill Text: MI HB4792 | 2021-2022 | 101st Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Health: immunizations; proof of COVID-19 vaccination or immunity status; prohibit under certain circumstances. Creates new act.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 11-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-05-06 - Bill Electronically Reproduced 05/05/2021 [HB4792 Detail]

Download: Michigan-2021-HB4792-Introduced.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE BILL NO. 4792

May 05, 2021, Introduced by Reps. LaFave, Carra, Bezotte, Markkanen, Brann, Damoose, Maddock, Roth, Wozniak, Bellino and Yaroch and referred to the Committee on Oversight.

A bill to prohibit proof of COVID-19 vaccination or immunity status for certain purposes; and to provide remedies.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "COVID-19 vaccination privacy act".

Sec. 3. As used in this act, "place of public accommodation" means a business, or an educational, refreshment, entertainment, recreation, health, or transportation facility, or institution of any kind, whether licensed or not, whose goods, services, facilities, privileges, advantages, or accommodations are extended, offered, sold, or otherwise made available to the public.

Sec. 5. Except as otherwise authorized or required by a law of the United States or this state, a place of public accommodation shall not require an individual to present documentation disclosing his or her COVID-19 vaccination or immunity status to gain access to or receive a service from the place of public accommodation.

Sec. 7. (1) An individual may bring a civil action against a place of public accommodation that violates this act to recover damages as follows:

(a) If there is no previous judgment for a violation of this act against the place of public accommodation, $1,000.00.

(b) If there is 1 previous judgment for a violation of this act against the place of public accommodation, $10,000.00.

(c) If there are 2 previous judgments for a violation of this act against the place of public accommodation, $100,000.00.

(d) If there are 3 or more previous judgments for a violation of this act against the place of public accommodation, $1,000,000.00.

(2) In an action under subsection (1), the court shall award an individual who prevails against a place of public accommodation actual, reasonable attorney fees.

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