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S. 2850 (117th): Biden Can’t Force Me Act


The text of the bill below is as of Sep 23, 2021 (Introduced). The bill was not enacted into law.


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2850

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 from complying with a Federal COVID–19 vaccine mandate on the basis of a personal belief, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Biden Can't Force Me Act.

2.

Personal belief 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 sincerely held belief that inclines the individual to refuse the receipt of a COVID–19 vaccine.

(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.