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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Fostering and adoption immunization waivers. Provides that the department of child services may not require an individual or members of the individual's household to undergo an immunization as a condition of adopting a child or overseeing a child in foster care, if the individual provides: (1) written notice that the individual objects to the immunization on religious grounds; or (2) written certification from a physician that the immunization is or may be detrimental to the individual's health. Provides that the department of child services may not require an individual to undergo an immunization as a condition of issuing or renewing Fostering and adoption immunization waivers. Provides that the department of child services may not require an individual or members of the individual's household to undergo an immunization as a condition of adopting a child or overseeing a child in foster care, if the individual provides: (1) written notice that the individual objects to the immunization on religious grounds; or (2) written certification from a physician that the immunization is or may be detrimental to the individual's health. Provides that the department of child services may not require an individual to undergo an immunization as a condition of issuing or renewing the individual's foster family home license, if the individual provides: (1) written notice that the individual objects to the immunization on religious grounds; or (2) written certification from a physician that the immunization is or may be detrimental to the individual's health. ... View more