IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
September 23, 2021
Mr. Lee introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
To exempt individuals with a personal health concern from complying with a Federal COVID–19 vaccine mandate, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Your Health Comes First Act.
Personal health exemption from COVID–19 vaccine mandates
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.
In this section:
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.
The term executive agency has the meaning given such term in section 105 of title 5, United States Code.
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.