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September 7, 2007

House Bill 6977: An Act Mandating the HPV Vaccination

Author:
Representatives Mary Mushinsky, Mary Fritz, Bill Finch, Peter Villano, Thomas Kehoe Edith Prague, Sandy Nafis, Demetrios Giannaros, Gary LeBeau, and DebraLee Hovey.

Summary:
This bill would require a child in a public or nonpublic school to receive the human papilloma virus vaccine prior to entering the sixth grade. HSLDA believes that decisions about whether to receive such a vaccine should be made by parents after consulting with medical professionals, not the state.

Status:

1/25/2007 Referred to the Joint Committee on Public Health
2/16/2007 Public hearing

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA opposes this legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History