US HB5418 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Introduced on September 29 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-09-30 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security.
Pending: House Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Prohibits certain departments and agencies from promulgating any rule to require a a person to provide proof of a COVID-19 vaccination in order to engage in interstate commerce. The prohibition applies to The Department of Transportation, Amtrak, The Surface Transportation Board, The Transportation Security Administration, The National Transportation Safety Board, The Federal Maritime Commission, and The Department of Commerce. The bill also limits the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services to mandate vaccination against COVID-19 as a prerequisite for engaging in interstate commerce or travel.

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Title

To prohibit the Department of Transportation and other agencies from promulgating rules requiring a person to provide proof of a COVID-19 vaccination in order to engage in interstate commerce, and for other purposes.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-09-30HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security.
2021-09-30HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation.
2021-09-30HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
2021-09-30HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Aviation.
2021-09-30HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials.
2021-09-30HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2021-09-29HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-09-29HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-09-29HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure, and Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2021-09-29HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB2895 (Related) 2021-09-29 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6783-6784)

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