“This bill restores the constitutional balance of power by taking away authority inappropriately exercised by the secretary of health…”
“Staying at home doesn’t mean making a daily stop at the grocery store because you need to get out of the house. Staying at home means you must stay at home.” – The unelected Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
The measure would bar state, local and county governments and public schools from requiring COVID-19 vaccines to receive services and from creating vaccine passports.
It would also bar the secretary of health from handing down public health orders that limit the activities of people who aren’t sick or haven’t been exposed to an infectious disease.
House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff, R-Centre, said that, when voters approved two constitutional amendments limiting the governor’s emergency powers last month, it signaled that the public has tired of the governor and his administration having too much control of their lives.
“This bill restores the constitutional balance of power by taking away authority inappropriately exercised by the secretary of health, clarifies the law’s correct language and restores more liberty to the people of Pennsylvania,”Continue reading