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October 15, 2008

Assembly Bill 260: Provides for Conscientious Exemption to Mandatory Immunizations

Primary Sponsors:
Charlotte Vandervalk
Peter J. Biondi
Gary S. Schaer
Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr.
Jon M. Bramnick

Co-sponsors:
John F. McKeon
Sheila Y. Oliver
Joan M. Voss
Connie Wagner
John E. Rooney
Linda Stender
Michael J. Doherty
Joseph Vas
Anthony Chiappone
Louis D. Greenwald
Richard A. Merkt
Nilsa Cruz-Perez
Scott Rudder
Amy H. Handlin
Vincent Prieto,
Scott T. Rumana
Gary R. Chiusano
Alison Littell McHose

Summary:
This bill would require health officials to grant an exemption from mandatory immunization to a student on the grounds of a sincerely held or moral objection held by the student or, if the student is a minor, the student’s parents.

Status:

1/8/2008Introduced, Referred to Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee

This bill failed to pass and is now dead.

HSLDA's Position:
Support!

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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