SB 162 INDIANA (PASSED SENATE UNOPPOSED)
1. Requires a minimum of 8 vaccines for hospital employees as a condition of employment: Influenza, Varicella, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (page 2 lines 13-16). READ BILL AND MORE…
Allows hospitals to fire employees who don’t receive the required vaccines (page 2 lines 38-42) and protects the hospital or agent from any liability for firing an individual over vaccination compliance (page 3 lines (9-13).
Removes the personal belief exemption
VLA COMMENT: California was the first to pass a legislation that gave the power to a state to mandate vaccines per industry. Indiana in now following. Other states will follow.
Urgent need to stop this at the House level
U.S. Senate Passes Bill Approving Mandatory Vaccinations for Veterans
A Bill has just passed the U.S. Senate, mandating that the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs ensure that all veterans receive immunizations (vaccines) per a draconian schedule. At this juncture, active military must receive over a dozen vaccines. This piece of legislation is therefore an effort to extend the vaccine mandate to those who have previously served their country.
Sec. 101 of Senate Bill 1203, named the 21st Century Veterans Benefits Delivery Act, states that the Department of Veterans Affairs will be tasked with the mandate to……ensure that veterans receiving medical services under chapter 17 of title 38, United States Code, receive each immunization on the recommended adult immunization schedule at the time such immunization is indicated on that schedule. READ MORE…