HB 241: "An Act relating to liability for COVID-19 vaccines."

00 HOUSE BILL NO. 241 01 "An Act relating to liability for COVID-19 vaccines." 02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 03 * Section 1. AS 09.65 is amended by adding a new section to read: 04 Sec. 09.65.355. Liability of entities that encourage the administration of a 05 COVID-19 vaccine. (a) Notwithstanding AS 09.50.250 and AS 09.65.070, an 06 employer who incentivizes, induces, or encourages an employee or a family member 07 of an employee to accept administration of a vaccine for novel coronavirus disease 08 (COVID-19) is civilly liable for damages incurred by the employee or family member 09 of the employee as the result of an adverse reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine if the 10 employee or family member of the employee obtained the COVID-19 vaccine as a 11 result of the employer's incentive, inducement, or encouragement. 12 (b) In this section, 13 (1) "COVID-19 vaccine" includes the primary dose and any additional 14 booster dose; 15 (2) "family member" means an individual who lives in the same

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