Skip to main content Skip to office menu Skip to footer
Capital IconMinnesota Legislature

HF 2843

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 02/03/2022 04:30pm

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

Current Version - as introduced

Line numbers 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5
1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 1.10
1.11 1.12
1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17
1.18

A bill for an act
relating to employment; ensuring unemployment insurance benefits for an
individual terminated for not adhering to a vaccination mandate; allowing proof
of recovery from COVID-19 as a substitution for required vaccination.

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

Section 1. new text beginREFUSAL OF COVID-19 VACCINATION; NO DISQUALIFICATION.
new text end

new text begin Notwithstanding any other provision of Minnesota Statutes, chapter 268, to the contrary,
an individual who is discharged from employment for refusing to receive a vaccination
against the infectious disease known as COVID-19 shall not be disqualified for benefits on
account of such discharge.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective retroactively from December 13, 2020,
and applies to an individual discharged on or after that date.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginCOVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS BY EMPLOYERS; WAIVER.
new text end

new text begin An employer that requires an employee to receive a vaccination against the infectious
disease known as COVID-19 shall waive the requirement if the employee requests a waiver
and submits a written statement from a physician that the employee has recovered from
COVID-19.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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