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HF 44

as introduced - 91st Legislature, 2020 7th Special Session (2020 - 2020) Posted on 12/14/2020 03:05pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health; providing for making COVID-19 vaccines available to certain
education personnel.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginAVAILABILITY OF COVID-19 VACCINES TO TEACHERS, SCHOOL
ADMINISTRATORS, AND EDUCATION PARAPROFESSIONALS.
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new text begin Subdivision 1. new text end

new text begin Definitions. new text end

new text begin (a) The terms defined in this subdivision apply to this section.
new text end

new text begin (b) "COVID-19 vaccine" means a vaccine against severe acute respiratory syndrome
coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).
new text end

new text begin (c) "School administrator" means a school principal or other person having general
control and supervision of the school.
new text end

new text begin (d) "Teacher" means a classroom teacher or other school employee required to hold a
license from the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board.
new text end

new text begin Subd. 2. new text end

new text begin Vaccine availability. new text end

new text begin If COVID-19 vaccines are made available in the state in
phases, the commissioner of health shall include teachers, school administrators, and
education paraprofessionals in the phases in which COVID-19 vaccines are made available
to the following populations, as identified by the commissioner:
new text end

new text begin (1) workers in essential and critical industries; and
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new text begin (2) populations at high risk for severe COVID-19 illness.
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new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
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