Florida Judge Hears Testimony On 'Vaccine Passport' BanA Leon County circuit judge could rule late next week in a challenge to the constitutionality of a state law that bans so-called “vaccine passports” during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Florida Takes Aim At 'Vaccine Passport' RulingGov. Ron DeSantis’ administration has asked a federal appeals court to toss out a preliminary injunction that allowed Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to require passengers to show documentation that they have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
'Promises Made, Promises Kept': Florida To Fine Businesses, Schools $5,000 If They Ask For Proof Of COVID VaccinationFlorida businesses, schools, and government agencies that require people to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination will soon face a $5,00 fine from the state.
Celebrity Cruises CEO Says Passengers Will Be Asked About VaccinationsAs Florida and the cruise industry struggle over COVID-19 vaccination requirements, the chief executive of Celebrity Cruises said Tuesday her company’s passengers will continue to be asked about their vaccination status to assure ships are “safe and healthy.”
Norwegian Cruises Challenges Florida Passenger Vaccine LawNorwegian Cruise Line asked a federal judge Friday to block a Florida law prohibiting cruise companies from demanding that passengers show written proof of coronavirus vaccination before they board a ship.
Biden Administration Working On Plan Requiring Foreign Travelers To Show Proof Of COVID VaccineThere's no timeline yet for when the requirement would take effect.
Royal Caribbean's Full Fleet To Sail In Spring 2022Miami-based Royal Caribbean has announced its full fleet of ships will be sailing by Spring 2022 with fully vaccinated crew and guests, except in Florida where there is a vaccine passport ban.
Florida, Norwegian Cruise Line Fight Over Site of 'Vaccine Passport' ChallengeNorwegian Cruise Line Holdings and the state of Florida are battling about which court should hear a challenge to the state’s ban on so-called “vaccine passports,” with the cruise operator fighting an attempt to move the case out of South Florida.
Florida Lawmakers Pass COVID Vaccine ‘Passport’ BanFlorida lawmakers gave final approval Thursday night to a bill that would make permanent a ban on COVID-19 vaccine “passports,” while also handing Gov. Ron DeSantis power to override local orders during health crises and directing state agencies to plan for future pandemics.