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April 4, 2006

Senate Bill 1626: Philosophical exemption to childhood immunizations

Sponsor:
Senator Shirley K. Turner

Summary:
Current law allows exemption to immunizations based upon medical or religious reasons. This bill would expand the exemptions to include a "philosophical exemption" which allows for an exemption on the grounds of philosophical or moral objection to the immunization.

Status:

3/6/2006Introduced, Referred to Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee

HSLDA's Position:
Support

Action Requested:
None requested at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text (PDF)    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)