House Bill 270: Vaccination Plan

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Last Updated: March 16, 2010
House Bill 270: Vaccination Plan
Sponsors:
Rep. David Englin
Summary:

Requires the Department of Health develop, with input from the localities, a plan for the prompt vaccination of all children who attend a public or private school in the Commonwealth or who are home instructed but subject to vaccination requirements, upon the declaration of an emergency or epidemic of a vaccine-preventable disease by the Board of Health, and to review and update such plans triennially. This bill includes an exception for children to whose health such vaccines may be detrimental as certified by a physician.

HSLDA's Position:
Support.

This bill has been favorably amended, and HSLDA now supports it.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

01/11/10 House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10
01/11/10 House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/15/10 House: Assigned HWI sub: No. 1
01/25/10 House: Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (3-Y 3-N)
02/01/10 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/04/10 House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
02/04/10 House: Committee substitute printed
02/08/10 House: Read first time
02/09/10 House: Read second time
02/09/10 House: Committee substitute agreed to
02/09/10 House: Passed by for the day
02/10/10 House: Read second time
02/10/10 House: Amendment by Delegate Englin agreed to
02/10/10 House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment
02/10/10 House: Printed as engrossed
02/11/10 House: Read third time and passed House (96-Y 3-N)
02/11/10 House: VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 3-N)
02/12/10 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/10 Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/18/10 Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/19/10 Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/10 Senate: Read third time
02/22/10 Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/22/10 Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/10 Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/10 House: Enrolled
02/24/10 House: Bill text as passed House and Senate
02/24/10 House: Signed by Speaker
02/25/10 Senate: Signed by President
03/09/10 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 73 (effective 7/1/10)

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Bill History

E-lert Feb. 2, 2010—Virginia: Hearing on Vaccination Equity Bill

E-lert Feb. 5, 2010—Virginia: Vaccination Equity Bill Wins 22-0 Committee Vote

E-lert Feb. 18, 2010—Virginia: Vaccination Equity Bill Advances to Senate Floor, Follow Up