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H.R. 5710-Homeland Security Act

 

Proposed Amendment 1:

SEC. 304.  CONDUCT OF CERTAIN PUBLIC HEALTH-RELATED ACTIVITIES.

 

Insert:

(d) EXEMPTIONS FOR COUNTERMEASURES FOR CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, RADIOLOGICAL, NUCLEAR AND OTHER EMERGING TERRORIST THREATS.

1.     No citizen shall be forced to be vaccinated or receive medical treatments contrary to their own physician’s or other health care provider’s individual professional judgment. 

2.     No citizen shall be forced to be vaccinated or receive medical treatment contrary to their personal religious beliefs or practices. 

3.     No citizen shall be forced to be vaccinated or receive medical treatments that violate the judgment of the person’s conscience. 

4.     Health care personnel shall not be forced to carry out orders contrary to the health care provider’s conscientious beliefs.

5.     A vaccine or medical treatment shall not be administered to any adult or child without the voluntary informed consent of the adult, the custodial parent or legal guardian of the minor child or ward, or the conservator of the individual to be vaccinated or medically treated.

 

(e) QUARANTINE OR ISOLATION IN RESPONSE TO CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, RADIOLOGICAL, NUCLEAR AND OTHER EMERGING TERRORIST THREATS.

When a public health emergency has been declared relating to a communicable disease;

1.     Citizens identified as being infected with the declared disease may be subjected to humane quarantine in order to prevent the spreading of disease.

2.     Citizens identified as being exposed to the declared disease who claim a medical, religious, or conscientious exemption to vaccination or medical treatment may be subjected to humane quarantine for the duration of the incubation period of the disease in order to prevent the spreading of disease.  Such citizens shall not be involuntarily quarantined with those who are infected or contagious. 

3.     Citizens claiming a medical, religious, or conscientious exemption who have not been identified as being exposed shall not be involuntarily quarantined.

4.     Individuals or family members who regularly live together or where one person regularly provides essential support for another shall be permitted to stay together in either quarantine or isolation.

5.     Custodial parents, legal guardians, or conservators of minor children, wards, or conservatees who may be quarantined or isolated shall be allowed to remain with their minor children, wards, or conservatees in quarantine or isolation.

6.     Quarantine and isolation must be by the least restrictive means necessary to prevent the spread of a communicable disease to others and may include, but are not limited to, confinement to private homes.

 

Proposed Amendment 2:

Strike SEC. 1714. CLARIFICATION OF DEFINITION OF MANUFACTURER.

Strike SEC. 1715. CLARIFICATION OF DEFINITION OF VACCINE-RELATED INJURY OR DEATH.

Strike SEC. 1716. CLARIFICATION OF DEFINITION OF VACCINE.

Strike SEC. 1717. EFFECTIVE DATE.



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