Analysis

Synopsis:

 Relating to public health by eliminating the Secretary of Health’s powers to isolate and quarantine certain individuals during a state of public health emergency and declaring an emergency. 

Analysis:

 SB 238 deletes the power of the Secretary of Health’s to isolate and quarantine certain individuals. Language is deleted that has stated that for the Secretary to protect the spread of a threatening communicable disease may isolate or quarantine a person who is unwilling or unable for reasons of health, religion or conscience to undergo vaccination related to the Public Health Emergency Response Act. 
SB 238 declares an emergency for the health, safety and public peace. 

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