TN HB1645 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Introduced on November 17 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-11-17 - Filed for introduction
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


As introduced, expands the offense of civil rights intimidation to create a Class D felony, punishable by a fine not to exceed $5,000, for taking adverse action, as defined in this bill, against an employee who has expressly objected to the COVID-19 vaccination based upon the employee's religious beliefs, creed, or conscience, with the intent to unlawfully intimidate or force the employee to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination. - Amends TCA Title 14, Chapter 3 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 3.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 14, Chapter 3 and Title 39, Chapter 17, Part 3, relative to adverse actions against employees due to COVID-19 vaccination status.



2021-11-17HouseFiled for introduction


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