Pointing to privacy concerns, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday he will issue emergency rules this week that prevent businesses from requiring customers to show proof of vaccinations through COVID-19 “passports” and will ask the Legislature to pass a permanent ban.
Proposed state legislation to shield businesses and health care providers from coronavirus-related lawsuits could pass early this session. With support from Gov. Ron DeSantis, the state could join many others that have already adopted similar business liability protections.