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May 29, 2003

House Bill 112: Philosophical Exemption for Immunizations

Author:
Representative Merrill M. Townley

Summary:
Allows children to be exempted from the immunization requirement if one parent or guardian objects in writing to the school administrator because of philosophical beliefs. For written objections based on philosophical beliefs, a notarized statement must be provided to the school.

Status:
Introduced 1/8/03; referred to Health Care Policy 1/16/03; did NOT pass Health Care Policy 2/12/03.
This bill is now dead as the legislature has adjourned for the year.

HSLDA’s Position:
Support.

Action Requested:
None.