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H.R. 450: To prohibit the use of Federal funds to propose, establish, implement, or enforce any requirement that an individual wear a mask or other face covering, or be vaccinated, to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and for other purposes.


The text of the bill below is as of Jan 25, 2021 (Introduced).


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117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 450

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 25, 2021

(for himself, Mr. Duncan, Mr. Cawthorn, and Mr. Roy) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To prohibit the use of Federal funds to propose, establish, implement, or enforce any requirement that an individual wear a mask or other face covering, or be vaccinated, to prevent the spread of COVID–19, and for other purposes.

1.

Prohibition on requirements to wear face coverings or be vaccinated

(a)

In general

Subject to subsection (b), no Federal funds may be obligated or expended to propose, establish, implement, or enforce, directly or indirectly through the imposition of a condition on receipt of Federal funds, any requirement that an individual wear a mask or other face covering, or be vaccinated, to prevent the spread of COVID–19.

(b)

Exception

Subsection (a) shall not apply with respect to an individual in a health care setting.