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May 10, 2010

House Bill 834: Expanding Basis for Immunization Exemptions

Authors:
Rep. Pedro Marin

Summary:
Current law exempts a child from immunizations if the parent or legal guardian objects on the basis of religious beliefs. This bill would expand the basis for the exemption to “any other grounds.” HSLDA supports this expansion of parental rights.

Status:

4/1/2009 (House) First readers
4/3/2009 (House) Second readers
4/29/2010 (House) Bill died when the Legislature adjourned

HSLDA’s Position:
This bill should be supported.

Action requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text   (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Bill History