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4/19/2012 3:50:57 PM
Mike Smith HSLDA -- Roy Hanson FPM
California: UPDATE: AB 2109 - Vaccination Waiver Threatened

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JOINT LEGISLATIVE ALERT UPDATE - April 19, 2012
From: Mike Smith -- HSLDA and Roy Hanson -- Family Protection
Ministries
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Bill: AB 2109 (as introduced 2/23/12)
Subject: Vaccination Waiver Threatened - Attack on Parental Rights!
Author: State Assemblymember Richard Pan

Position: Strongly OPPOSE

Thank you for your important phone calls!

Status: AB 2109 passed the Assembly Health Committee on April 17. We
are aware that this bill will be amended and we will incorporate any
changes resulting from these amendments in our next Action Alert. The
bill is now in the Assembly Appropriations Committee waiting to be
assigned a hearing date. Please be watching for our next Action
Alert, as we will need your help in the near future.

Below is the record of the vote taken at the Health Committee hearing:

Ayes 13 - Noes 5: Pass

Ayes

William Monning (D)
Tom Ammiano (D)
Toni Atkins (D)
Susan Bonilla (D)
Mike Eng (D)
Richard Gordon (D)
Mary Hayashi (D)
Roger Hernandez (D)
Bonnie Lowenthal (D)
Holly Mitchell (D)
Richard Pan (D)
V. Manuel Perez (D)
Das Williams (D)

Noes

Dan Logue (R)
Allan Mansoor (R)
Brian Nestande (R)
Jim Silva (R)
Cameron Smyth (R)

Absent, Abstaining, or Not Voting

Martin Garrick (R)

Summary of Concern:
AB 2109 would require a doctor's signature for a parent to use the
current personal beliefs waiver to exempt their child from one or more
of the vaccinations required for school enrollment. There are serious
problems with this new proposed legislation that are outlined in our
previous AB 2109 Action Alert, which you can read on our website at
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14451 . This would apply to all
children regardless of what type of school they are in, including a
private homeschool.

No action is needed at this time. We will follow up with another
email Action Alert when the next action is needed. A big thanks to
those who contacted the Assembly expressing your opposition to the
bill.

This action alert was sent out by

Michael Smith
HSLDA
PO Box 3000
Purcellville, VA 20132

We greatly value you and your support--it is a privilege to serve you!
If you or someone you know is not a member of HSLDA, will you consider
taking a moment today to join or recommend us and support our work
defending individual families threatened by government officials and
protecting homeschooling freedom for all? Join now >>
http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14438
For information on how to contact your state assembly member and state
senator, please visit: http://www.hslda.org/elink.asp?id=14452

Permission given to forward this Action Alert unaltered to your
friends, church, school, and group.

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