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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis bans state agencies from issuing ‘vaccine passports’ and says businesses can’t require them

Summary List PlacementFlorida Gov. Ron Desantis issued an executive order on Friday banning state agencies from issuing "vaccine passports." Local businesses also can't require the passports, according to the executive order. On Monday, DeSantis said he opposed the idea as President Joe Biden reportedly pushes for vaccine documentation. "We are not supporting...

MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA - MAY 06: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis takes his mask off as he prepares to speak during a press conference at the Hard Rock Stadium testing site on May 06, 2020 in Miami Gardens, Florida. Gov. DeSantis announced during the press conference that a COVID-19 antibodies test will be available. The test can show if a person has had the virus in the past without showing symptoms, and therefore may be immune to it. The test will be available to first responders and health care workers first, with the goal of being able to expand testing to the general public.

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Florida Gov. Ron Desantis issued an executive order on Friday banning state agencies from issuing “vaccine passports.”

Local businesses also can’t require the passports, according to the executive order.

On Monday, DeSantis said he opposed the idea as President Joe Biden reportedly pushes for vaccine documentation.

“We are not supporting doing any vaccine passports in the state of Florida,” he said.

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