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S. 2840: Don’t Jab Me Act


The text of the bill below is as of Sep 23, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2840

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 23, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To permit civil actions against the United States for COVID–19 vaccination mandates.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Don't Jab Me Act.

2.

Definitions

In this Act:

(1)

Aggrieved individual

The term aggrieved individual includes—

(A)

an individual who received a COVID–19 vaccine as a result of Executive Order 14043 to prevent the termination, or any other adverse consequence, of the employment of the individual with the Federal agency;

(B)

an individual who is required to receive a COVID–19 vaccine as a result of Executive Order 14043 to prevent the termination, or any other adverse consequence, of the employment of the individual with the Federal agency;

(C)

an individual who received a COVID–19 vaccine as a result of a Federal agency requirement (or required by their employer who is acting pursuant to a Federal requirement) as a condition of new or continued employment; and

(D)

an individual who is required by a Federal agency (or required by their employer who is acting pursuant to a Federal requirement) to receive a COVID–19 vaccine, or be faced with an adverse consequence, as a condition of new or continued employment.

(2)

Executive Order 14043

The term Executive Order 14043 means Executive Order 14043 (86 Fed. Reg. 50989; relating to requiring co­ro­na­vi­rus disease 2019 vaccination for Federal employees).

3.

Civil actions against the United States for COVID–19 vaccination mandates

Any aggrieved individual may commence an action in an appropriate district court of the United States against the United States seeking declaratory or injunctive relief and to recover compensatory damages for injuries sustained as a result of a COVID–19 vaccination mandate.

4.

Rule of construction

Nothing in this Act may be construed to permit or otherwise authorize a COVID–19 vaccine mandate under Federal law (including regulations).