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June 14, 2007

House File 1728 and Senate File 1565: School Immunization Disclosures Required

Sponsors:
House File 1728: Representatives Jim Abeler (R), Mary Ellen Otremba (DFL), Joe Atkins (DFL), Melissa Hortman (DFL), and Jim Davnie (DFL)

Senate File 1565: Senator Ann H. Rest (DFL)

Summary:
House File 1728 and Senate File 1565 require immunization providers to provide information on immunizations, including a description of the exemptions allowed, to a person or the person’s parent or guardian before he/she receives the immunization.

Status:

3/5/2007(House) H.F. 1728: Introduction and first reading
3/5/2007(House) H.F. 1728: Referred to Health and Human Services Committee
3/7/2007(Senate) S.F. 1565: Introduction and first reading
3/7/2007(Senate) S.F. 1565: Referred to Health, Housing and Family Security Committee

HSLDA's Position:
Support. This bill reinforces a parent’s right to choose whether a child is immunized.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

H.F. 1728 Bill Text

H.F. 1728 Bill History

S.F. 1565 Bill Text

S.F. 1565 Bill History