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September 7, 2007

House Bill 1580: An Act Regarding Vaccination Requirements

Author:
Representatives Hensley, Bell, Lollar, J. Cobb, Watson , Hawk, Baird, Maggart, Todd, Eldridge, Strader, Lynn, Lundberg, Ford, Campfield, Hill, McDaniel, P. Johnson, Mumpower, Dean, Casada, Floyd, Rowland, C. Johnson, McCormick, Coley, Matheny, Matlock, Harrison, Swafford, Williams, and Dunn.

Summary:
This bill would prohibit mandatory vaccination of girls and women for a sexually transmitted disease unless authorized by the Tennessee General Assembly. This is a companion bill to Senate Bill 1958.

Status:

2/14/2007Introduced and first consideration
2/21/2007Passed second consideration and referred to Health and Family Assistance subcommittee of the Health and Human Resources Committee
3/27/2007Failed in subcommittee

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA is monitoring this legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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Bill History