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S. 2848: Your Health Comes First Act


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


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2848

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 23, 2021

introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

A BILL

To exempt individuals with a personal health concern from complying with a Federal COVID–19 vaccine mandate, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Your Health Comes First Act.

2.

Personal health exemption from COVID–19 vaccine mandates

(a)

In general

Any COVID–19 vaccine mandate issued by an Act of Congress or by an executive agency shall include an exemption for any individual who has a concern with such mandate relating to that individual's health.

(b)

Definitions

In this section:

(1)

COVID–19 vaccine mandate

The term COVID–19 vaccine mandate means any requirement that an individual receive a COVID–19 vaccine, including any requirement that an employer require an employee or independent contractor to receive such a vaccine.

(2)

Executive agency

The term executive agency has the meaning given such term in section 105 of title 5, United States Code.

(c)

Rule of construction

Nothing in this section shall be construed to allow for or otherwise authorize a COVID–19 vaccine mandate issued by an Act of Congress or by an executive agency.