Bill Text: TX HB93 | 2021 | 87th Legislature 3rd Special Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to a prohibition on COVID-19 vaccine mandates.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 8-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-10-12 - Referred to State Affairs [HB93 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-HB93-Introduced.html
  87S30087 KKR-D
 
  By: White H.B. No. 93
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to a prohibition on COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  This Act shall be known as the Pelosi
  Congressional Vaccination Doctrine Act.
         SECTION 2.  Subchapter A, Chapter 161, Health and Safety
  Code, is amended by adding Section 161.0015 to read as follows:
         Sec. 161.0015.  COVID-19 VACCINE MANDATES PROHIBITED. (a)
  In this section, "governmental entity" means this state, a local
  government entity as defined by Section 418.004, Government Code,
  or an agency of this state or a local government entity.
         (b)  A governmental entity may not implement, order, or
  otherwise impose a mandate requiring an individual to be vaccinated
  against COVID-19.
         SECTION 3.  Section 161.0085(c), Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
         (c)  A business in this state may not require a customer or an
  employee of the business to provide any documentation certifying
  the customer's or employee's COVID-19 vaccination or
  post-transmission recovery on entry to, to gain access to, [or] to
  receive service from, or to be employed by the business. A business
  that fails to comply with this subsection is not eligible to receive
  a grant or enter into a contract payable with state funds.
         SECTION 4.  This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
  a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
  provided by Section 39, Article III, Texas Constitution.  If this
  Act does not receive the vote necessary for immediate effect, this
  Act takes effect on the 91st day after the last day of the
  legislative session.
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