NVIC: 2015 proposed Vaccine Legislation by STATE

Below is a chart of the proposed legislation by state.  Barbara Boxer has proposed a bill on the Federal level to force vaccinate all children in the Federally funded HEAD START program which consists mainly of poor American Africans and Hispanic.  The bill also eliminates all possibility of religious or philosophical exemptions.

VLA Comment: Do you want to throw up….read these state bills:

State Bill Number Date Posted NVIC


Status Title
AZ SB 1398 2/4/2015 OPPOSE Introduced and assigned to rules committee Removes law that allows parents who do not vaccinate their children to be foster parents
AZ SB 1311 2/3/2015 SUPPORT Referred to Rules and Health and Human Services Committee Makes changes to current law concerning public health emergencies
AZ HB 2466 1/27/2015 OPPOSE Introduced Requires schools to post immunization rates of pupils enrolled at the school
CA TBA 2/4/2015 OPPOSE Text not posted as of 2/4/2015 Eliminate personal belief exemptions in California
CO SB 077 2/6/2015 SUPPORT Passed Senate Education Committee on 2/5/15 Establishes the Parent’s Bill of Rights
CT HB 5448 1/15/2015 OPPOSE Introduced on 1/15/2015 and referred to Joint Committee on Public Health Requires health care providers be vaccinated for flu
FL HB 411/SB 332 2/3/2015 WATCH Scheduled for hearing on Feb. 9, 2015 Changes to existing pneumococcal vaccine requirements for nursing home residents
HI HB 253 2/6/2015 OPPOSE Scheduled for a hearing in the Committee on Health, 2/6/2015 Allows pharmacists to administer any vaccine to minors 14 and older without parental consent
HI HB 458 1/26/2015 OPPOSE Filed Jan. 23, 2015 Requires schools to annually provide information on HPV Vaccines to parents of 6th grade students
IL SB 751 2/4/2015 OPPOSE Introduced on 2/3/2105 and referred to assignments Provides liability protections to dentists who administer vaccines
IN SB 461 2/6/2015 OPPOSE Passed the full senate, will go to the house next Adds Hepatitis A Vaccine mandate, removes parent ability to provide history of chickenpox
IN HB 1359 1/15/2015 OPPOSE Introduced on 1/14/2015 and referred to the House Public Health Committee Sets goal of 80% vaccination rate for HPV, moves vaccine law from education code to health code
ME TBA 2/5/2015 OPPOSE In process Eliminate personal belief exemptions
MN SF 380/HF 393 2/3/2015 OPPOSE Introduced and referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Housing Committee Eliminates conscientious belief exemption, replaces with a PBE that requires a physician statement
MO HB 846 2/6/2015 OPPOSE Introduced on 2/5/2015 Requires parents receive a letter from the principal if there is a nonvaccinated child in attendance
MO SB 329 1/27/2015 OPPOSE Introduced on Jan. 27, 2015 Mandates flu vaccination for all employees working in facilities that provide medical care
MO HB 670 1/27/2015 OPPOSE Introduced on 1/26/2015 Requires schools provide information on HPV Vaccines in any course in sexual education
MS HB 130 1/14/2015 SUPPORT Introduced on 1/6/2015 and referred to House Education Committee Allows conscientious belief exemptions to vaccination for school students in MS
MT HB 158 2/6/2015 WATCH Scheduled for a hearing on 2/9/2015 in Senate Education and Cultural Resources Committee Adds new mandates to vaccines required for school, adds a personal belief exemption
MT HB 73 2/4/2015 OPPOSE Hearing held 2/5/2015in House Human Services Committee Allows disclosure of a patient’s immunization record without the patient’s authorization
NE LB 18 2/5/2015 OPPOSE Amendment offered to change requirement of vaccine to requirement of information Adds meningitis vaccine requirement for students entering 7th grade and 16 year old students
NH SB 130 2/1/2015 OPPOSE Scheduled for a hearing in Senate Health and Human Services Committee 2/3/2015 Expands the vaccine tracking system in NH
NH SB 108 2/1/2015 OPPOSE Scheduled for a hearing 2/3/2015 New mandates for tracking flu vaccination status of health care workers
NH HB 383 2/1/2015 SUPPORT Hearing Scheduled for 2/3/2015 Adds privacy protections to the vaccine tracking system
NJ A3890/S2754 2/6/2015 OPPOSE A3890 voted out of Assembly Health Committee with amendments, S2754 filed 2/6 Requires Continuing Care Facilities to provide flu vaccine info. to older residents
NM SB 362 1/30/2015 OPPOSE Introduced 1/29/2015 Removes ability to opt out of the vaccine tracking system, adds new sections to public health laws
NV SB 117 2/6/2015 OPPOSE Introduced and referred to Senate Health and Human Services Committee Mandates HPV and Meningitis Vaccines for public and private school students
NY S 2712/A 1528 2/1/2015 OPPOSE Introduced and referred to Senate and Assembly Health Committee HPV Vaccines for minors without parental consent or knowledge
NY A 943/ S 1536 1/14/2015 SUPPORT Introduced on 1/8/2015 and 1/13/2015 and referred to Assembly and Senate Health Committees Provides for philosophical exemptions to required vaccination for school students
NY AB 791 1/12/2015 OPPOSE Introduced on 1/7/2015 and referred to Assembly Health Committee Adds meningitis vaccine requirement for 6th and 11th grade students
NY S 509/ A 1822 1/12/2015 OPPOSE Introduced on 1/7/2015, 1/13/2015 and referred to Senate and Assembly Health Committee Adds HPV Vaccine mandate for school children entering 6th grade in New York
NY A 222 1/12/2015 SUPPORT Filed on Jan. 7, 2015 and referred to the Assembly Committee on Labor Prohibits mandatory flu vaccination as a condition of employment
OR SB 442 2/6/2015 OPPOSE Scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Committee on Health Care, 2/18/2015 Forces all parents to comply with additional signature/education, removes grandfather clause
PA SB 407 2/5/2015 OPPOSE Introduced and referred to Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee Comply with ACIP recommendations for flu vaccine for children, using schools to give flu vaccines
SC H 3204/ SB 278 1/25/2015 OPPOSE Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs 12/18/14 Allows Dept. of Health to offer HPV Vaccine to students enrolling in 7th grade
SD HB 1059 2/6/2015 OPPOSE Passed committee, waiting to be heard by full senate Requires immunization records be shared by health care providers, government agencies and schools
TX HB 1185 2/6/2015 WATCH Filed 2/5/2015 Adds advance practice nurses to those who can sign a medical exemption in TX
TX TBA 2/6/2015 OPPOSE Media references filing next week Eliminates Religious and Conscientious Exemptions to Vaccination
TX SB 298 1/29/2015 OPPOSE Referred to Senate Education Committee Adds new meningitis vaccine mandate for public school students
TX SB 29/ HB 465 1/27/2015 OPPOSE SB 29 referred to Health and Human Services Committee, 1/26/15 HB 465 filed on Dec. 8, 2014 Makes inclusion into vaccine tracking system automatic & REMOVES current opt-in consent requirement
TX HB 212 1/25/2015 OPPOSE Filed on Nov. 10, 2014 Allows minors 14 and older in the Texas Juvenile Justice System to consent to vaccination
VA SB 1083/HB 2194 2/6/2015 OPPOSE HB 2194 scheduled for hearing 2/5, SB 1083 Passed full senate Adds new mandate for meningococcal conjugate vaccine for 6th and 12th grade students
VT H98 / S53 2/2/2015 WATCH In House Human Services, Senate Health Committees Reportable Disease Registries and Data
VT S9 2/2/2015 WATCH in senate judiciary, health committees “Child Protection” Bill
WA SB 5143 2/6/2015 OPPOSE Passed Senate Committee on Health Care Education for expecting parents regarding recommended vaccines
WA HB 2009 2/4/2015 OPPOSE Introduced 2/6/2015 Eliminates personal belief exemptions
WV SB 286/HB 2556 2/3/2015 OPPOSE HB 2556 Introduced 2/2/15, SB 286 scheduled for a hearing 2/3/2015 Adds new mandates for Hepatitis B and Chickenpox Vaccines, makes changes to exemptions










4 thoughts on “NVIC: 2015 proposed Vaccine Legislation by STATE

  1. Kippie42

    Why don’t you allow your articles to be shared to facebook or other media? I would think you would want to get your message out to everyone.

  2. Editor Post author

    Unfortunately, I don’t do facebook…haven’t got the time…but would love someone to put their attention on getting it out on facebook::) thanks

  3. Jennifer Passavant

    I don’t see a philosophy exemption form to present to an employer (I live in Michigan) for myself. Do you have a resource for that? Thank you!

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