On November 18, 2021 - Florida Leaders Support Pro-Freedom, Anti-Mandate Legislation
BRANDON, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by Attorney General Ashley Moody, Senate President Wilton Simpson and Florida Speaker Chris Sprowls to sign legislation that protects Floridians from losing their jobs due to COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
Governor DeSantis and the Florida Legislature Deliver for Floridians
Private employer COVID-19 vaccine mandates are prohibited.
Employers who violate these employee health protections will be fined.
Employees can choose to opt for periodic testing or PPE as an exemption.
Employers must cover the costs of testing and PPE exemptions for employees.
Small businesses (99 employees or less) will face $10,000 per employee violation.
Medium & big businesses will face $50,000 per employee violation.
Government entities may not require COVID-19 vaccinations of anyone, including employees.
$5 million for the Attorney General to investigate complaints.