Establish the Vaccine Consumer Protection Program within the Department of Health and Human Services

Last updated: Jun 12, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Pharmacy Related
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Beth O'Connor, House 5
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 1303

Position:

Monitoring.

Summary:

This bill establishes the Vaccine Consumer Protection Program within the Department of Health and Human Services and describes the services provided under the program. This bill also clarifies that a medical exemption from immunization for the purposes of school attendance is to be determined by the child's physician. This bill also removes the Commissioner of Education and the Department of Health and Human Services rule-making authority regarding the statutory immunization provisions and school and municipal authority to have more stringent immunization requirements than state law.