April 20, 2021, Introduced by Reps. Allor, Damoose, Beson, Borton, Fink, Yaroch, Reilly, Brann, Beeler, Bollin, Slagh, Rendon, Wozniak, Hoitenga and Meerman and referred to the Committee on Oversight.

A bill to prohibit producing, issuing, or providing an incentive for COVID-19 vaccination passports; to provide for the powers and duties of certain state and local governmental officers and entities; and to prescribe civil sanctions.

the people of the state of michigan enact:

Sec. 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "COVID-19 vaccination privacy act".

Sec. 3. As used in this act:

(a) "COVID-19" means severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

(b) "COVID-19 vaccination passport" means written or electronic documentation for the purposes of certifying that an individual has received a vaccination for or is immunized against COVID-19.

(c) "Governmental entity" means this state, an agency of this state, a department of this state, or a political subdivision of this state.

Sec. 5. Except as otherwise authorized or required by a law of the United States or this state, a governmental entity shall not do any of the following:

(a) Produce or issue, or enter into a contract with a person to produce or issue, a COVID-19 vaccination passport.

(b) Provide an incentive to a person if the person requires or uses a COVID-19 vaccination passport.

Sec. 7. A person who violates this act may be ordered to pay a civil fine of not more than $1,000.00 for each violation. A violation of this act may be prosecuted by the prosecutor of the county in which the violation occurred, or by the attorney general.