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H.R. 5908 (117th): Stop Vaccine Mandates Act

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To provide that Executive Orders 14042 and 14043 shall have no force or effect.

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Sponsor and status

Brad Wenstrup

Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 2nd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 5, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Nov 5, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 5, 2021, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).


41 Cosponsors (41 Republicans)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Smith introduces new legislation to reinstate U.S. service members forcibly discharged over Bidens military vaccine mandate
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 27, 2022

McKinley Praises Supreme Court Decision to Block Biden’s Overreaching Vaccine Mandate on Private Business
    — Rep. David McKinley [R-WV1, 2011-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 13, 2022

Rep. Crawford Response to SCOTUS Ruling on Vaccine Mandates
    — Rep. Eric “Rick” Crawford [R-AR1] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 13, 2022

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Nov 5, 2021

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 5908 (117th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5908. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 117th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2021 to Jan 3, 2023. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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