Please see the full article at nvic.org

Here is a breakdown of the types of bills filed that we are tracking as of 2/24/17. Please note NVIC is opposed to the types of bills in bold and we support the types of bills not bold.

Exemptions and Informed Consent

  • Restricting Vaccine Exemptions: CT, IA, MN, NY, OK, TX, UT
  • Eliminating Vaccine Exemptions: AR, NY, OK, PA
  • School Shaming and Exemption Disclosure: AZ, CT, NV, NY, OK, TX, UT, VA
  • Expand Vaccine Exemptions: HI, IA, ID, MS, NJ, NY, OK, RI, TN, TX, WA, WV
  • Protecting Vaccine Delay and Refusal from Child Abuse Claims: OR
  • Add to Who Can Sign Medical Exemptions: TX
  • Prohibit Docs from Throwing Exempting Patients out: TX
  • Forced Detention and Treatment on Suspicion of Vaccine Preventable Disease: NY
  • Expand Vaccine Informed Consent: OR, TX, WA
  • Granting Minor Children Consent Authority for Certain Vaccines Without Parents: MN, NY, TX
  • Granting School Nurses Vaccine Consent Authority for Homeless Children: WA

Mandates

  • Adds New Vaccine Mandates: CT, IL, IN, KS, KY, ME, MO, MT, NJ, NY, OR, VA
  • Restricting Vaccine Mandates: MS, NH, NJ, OR
  • Prevents Vaccine Mandates for Adults: MS
  • Requires Children of Foster Parents to be Vaccinated with no exemptions: AZ

Vaccine Tracking and Reporting

  • Eliminates OPT-IN Consent for Vaccine Tracking: MT, TX
  • Expands Vaccine Tracking: CT, ID, KS, MA, MT, NY, TX, UT
  • Requires Tracking of Parental Refusal of Vaccines: MD
  • Requires Reports of Vaccine Reactions to Leg: VT
  • Adds OPT-OUT on Forced Inclusion Vaccine Tracking System: MA
  • Alters Vaccine Board Positions: ME
  • Requires Public Schools to Conduct Health Visits to Private School Students: IA

Vaccines

  • Prohibits Certain Ingredients in Vaccines: MO
  • Requires Vaccine Promotion/Marketing: GA, IL, MD, NE, OR, TN, TX
  • Permits Pharmacists Administer More Vaccines: HI, IN, KS, KY, MD, MT, NY, SD
  • Expands Vaccine/Public Health Programs: WA

Individual Bills NVIC Is Tracking As of Feb. 24, 2017: You need to register and log into the NVIC Advocacy Portal, which provides free access, to view the specific information about the bills in your state.

Sincerely,

NVIC Advocacy Team