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The 2022 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 381
PUBLIC HEALTH: GENERAL PROVISIONS
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F.S. 381.00319
381.00319 Prohibition on COVID-19 vaccination mandates for students.
(1) For purposes of this section, the term:
(a) “COVID-19” has the same meaning as in s. 381.00317(1).
(b) “Educational institution” has the same meaning as in s. 112.0441(1).
(c) “Parent” has the same meaning as in s. 1000.21(5).
(2) Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, an educational institution or elected or appointed local official may not impose a COVID-19 vaccination mandate for any student.
(3) A parent of a student, a student who is an emancipated minor, or a student who is 18 years of age or older may bring an action against the educational institution to obtain a declaratory judgment that an act or practice violates this section and to seek injunctive relief. A prevailing parent or student, as applicable, must be awarded reasonable attorney fees and court costs.
(4) This section expires June 1, 2023.
History.s. 2, ch. 2021-272.