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Full Text of HB4106  102nd General Assembly

HB4106 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB4106

 

Introduced 9/3/2021, by Rep. Andrew S. Chesney - Brad Halbrook - Adam Niemerg, Joe Sosnowski, Blaine Wilhour, et al.

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
New Act
110 ILCS 20/2  from Ch. 144, par. 2602

    Creates the Higher Education COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement Prohibition Act. Provides that an institution of higher education may not require a person to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination or show a COVID-19 vaccine credential as a condition of enrollment at the institution of higher education or participation as a student in any of its programs. Defines terms. Amends the College Student Immunization Act to make a related change. Effective immediately.


LRB102 18918 CMG 27646 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

HB4106LRB102 18918 CMG 27646 b

1    AN ACT concerning education.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Higher
5Education COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement Prohibition Act.
 
6    Section 5. Definitions. As used in this Act:
7    "Institution of higher education" means an institution
8located in this State that is either (i) a public college or
9university or (ii) a nonpublic college or university that has
10received any funding assistance or any public funds from the
11State of Illinois in the previous fiscal year.
12    "Vaccine credential" means any written or electronic
13record evidencing that a person has received a vaccine.
 
14    Section 10. COVID-19 vaccine requirement prohibited.
15Notwithstanding any requirements under the College Student
16Immunization Act or rules of the Department of Public Health
17to the contrary, an institution of higher education may not
18require a person to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination or show a
19COVID-19 vaccine credential as a condition of enrollment at
20the institution of higher education or participation as a
21student in any of its programs.
 

 

 

HB4106- 2 -LRB102 18918 CMG 27646 b

1    Section 90. The College Student Immunization Act is
2amended by changing Section 2 as follows:
 
3    (110 ILCS 20/2)  (from Ch. 144, par. 2602)
4    Sec. 2. Proof of immunization. No person shall attend a
5post-secondary educational institution without presenting
6proof that he or she has received such immunizations against
7preventable communicable diseases as the Department shall
8require by rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to this
9Act and the Communicable Disease Prevention Act "An Act in
10relation to the prevention of certain communicable diseases",
11approved July 5, 1967, as now or hereafter amended, except as
12provided in Section 3 of this Act and except as otherwise
13provided in the Higher Education COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement
14Prohibition Act. The proof of immunization required by this
15Section shall be presented to the post-secondary educational
16institution.
17(Source: P.A. 85-1315.)
 
18    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
19becoming law.