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July 11, 2006

Senate Bill 303: Improves Immunization Exemption

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Sponsored by Senator Padavan

Summary:
This bill would have removed the requirement that a religious belief be “genuine and sincere” in order to claim an exemption from immunization. This would have made it easier for parents to claim a religious exemption from immunizations. This bill was identical to Assembly Bill 883.

Status:

01/12/2005Referred to Senate Committee on Health.
06/24/2005Assembly adjourned and is at the call of the Majority Leader. (Likely closed for the rest of the year).
06/23/2006Legislature is Closed.

Since this bill was not reported from a standing committee, the Committee on Health, it will be reintroduced in January, 2006.

HSLDA's Position:
This bill is supported.

Action Requested:
No action is necessary at this time.

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