Judge Rejects Challenge To 'Vaccine Passport' BanA Leon County circuit judge has refused to block a state law that bans so-called “vaccine passports,” rejecting arguments by a Sarasota business that the law violates First Amendment rights.
Numerous South Florida Entities Under Review For Possible Vaccine Passport Ban ViolationA number of venues and entities are under review by the Florida Department of Health for violating the state's ban on vaccine passports.
Florida Fires Back In Challenge To 'Passport Ban'With a hearing scheduled next week, attorneys for Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration are asking a federal judge to reject arguments by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings that a state ban on so-called “vaccine passports” is unconstitutional.
Health Care Industry Gets Pass On 'Passports'Gov. Ron DeSantis pushed to block businesses from requiring customers to show proof of COVID-19 vaccinations, but legislation he recently signed included a carve-out for the health-care industry.
Florida Senate President Takes Aim At COVID-19 'Passports'Senate President Wilton Simpson made clear Wednesday he supports banning COVID-19 “passports” that would prove people have been vaccinated, despite calls from the cruise industry to allow their use after ships have been docked for more than a year because of the pandemic.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Order That Blocks COVID-19 'Passports'Gov. Ron DeSantis has issued an executive order barring government agencies from issuing COVID-19 “passports” and preventing Florida businesses from requiring customers to show documentation that they have been vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 before gaining entrance.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Says He Won’t Mandate Floridians Get COVID VaccineGov. Ron DeSantis said he will not mandate that Floridians get the COVID-19 vaccine and opposes the idea of vaccine passports.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Says State Won’t Be ‘Doing Any Vaccine Passports’Gov. Ron DeSantis held a public health roundtable in Tallahassee Thursday morning to discuss the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic.