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June 12, 2008

House Bill 3136: An Act Mandating HPV Vaccinations

Authors:
Representatives Bill, by Brady, Scarborough, Cobb-Hunter, Funderburk, Miller, Harvin, Ceips, Parks, Neilson, Haley, Knight, Viers, Vick, Whitmire, Brantley, Allen, Hardwick, Anthony, Gullick, Breeland, Mack, Battle, Sandifer, Govan, Hosey, McLeod, Hart, Hayes, Jennings, Agnew, J.H. Neal, Weeks, Harrison, Spires, Moss, Rutherford, Bales, Branham, Mitchell, F.N. Smith, Merrill, Anderson, Mahaffey, Alexander, Clyburn, Phillips, Lowe, Dantzler, Witherspoon, Whipper, Coleman and Barfield.

Summary:
On March 21, 2007, a subcommittee of the Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee amended this bill to include the option for parents to choose not to have the vaccination administered to their daughter. This removed HSLDA’s primary objection to the bill. This bill should be monitored.

Status:

1/9/2007(House) Introduced, first reading and referred to the Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs
3/21/2007(House) Subcommittee hearing, amended and recommended to pass.
4/11/2007(House) Subcommittee Report: Favorable with amendment
4/17/2007(House) House request for debate
4/18/2007(House) House tabled and roll call vote: Yeas 108, Nays 0
6/5/2008Legislation died when the Senate adjourned sine die

HSLDA’s Position:
HSLDA is monitoring this legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text (Word document)

Bill History