102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 5/13/2021, by Rep. Andrew S. Chesney, Joe Sosnowski, Blaine Wilhour, Adam Niemerg, Brad Halbrook, et al.
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the Vaccine Credential Act. Provides that a unit of local
government or the State may not require a person to have a vaccine
credential or show a vaccine credential before the person enters a public
event or public venue. Limits home rule powers. Defines "vaccine
credential" as any written or electronic record evidencing that a person
has received a vaccine. Effective immediately.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning vaccines.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Vaccine Credential Act.
As used in this Act, "vaccine
credential" means any written or electronic record evidencing
that a person has received a vaccine.
Vaccine credentials for public events or
A unit of local government or the State may not require
a person to have a vaccine credential or show a vaccine
credential before the person enters a public event or public
A home rule unit may not regulate
vaccine credentials in a manner inconsistent with this Act.
This Act is a limitation under subsection (i) of Section 6 of
Article VII of the Illinois Constitution on the concurrent
exercise by home rule units of powers and functions exercised
by the State.
This Act takes effect upon