Increase Access to Vaccinations
|Sponsor:||Representative Paul Chace, House 46|
|Bill #:||LD 456|
Support. This is a RAM initiated bill.
UPDATE: This bill died on adjournment on August 2.
UPDATE: This bill has passed the House and Senate but was tagged with a fiscal note and sent to the Appropriations Table.
UPDATE: This bill has passed the House by a vote of 74-68.
UPDATE: The LCRED Committee voted along party lines on the bill. Republicans support the bill. Democrats are in opposition.
This bill allows the administration of certain vaccines by a pharmacist to a person 11 years of age and older, instead of 18 years of age and older as in current law. A person is required to have a valid prescription, treatment protocol or written standing order from an authorized practitioner in this State in order to obtain a vaccination.