REFERENCE TITLE: COVID-19 vaccine; condition of employment
State of Arizona
First Regular Session
Senators Barto: Borrelli, Boyer, Gray, Leach, Livingston, Petersen
amending Title 23, chapter 2, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 23-206; relating to employment practices.
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Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:
Section 1. Title 23, chapter 2, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 23-206, to read:
23-206. COVID-19 vaccine; condition of employment, entry into business or public space or receipt of services or goods; discrimination; prohibition; definition
A. Notwithstanding any other law, a person may not be required to take, be administered or otherwise receive or disclose whether the person has taken, been administered or otherwise received a COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment, entry into any business or public space or receipt of any service or good.
B. Notwithstanding any other law, Discrimination for refusing to take, be administered or otherwise receive a COVID-19 vaccine is prohibited.
C. For the purposes of this section, "Public space" includes all of the following:
1. Places of public accommodation as defined in section 41-1492.
2. Any building or space, whether indoors or outdoors, that is owned, leased, operated, occupied or otherwise used by a public body as defined in section 39-121.01.