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House Bill 1606


House Bill 1606

ARCHIVE (2005)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Bioterrorism vaccination and quarantine. Requires the state department of health to publish and distribute forms disclosing the risks and benefits of vaccines against bioterrorism diseases and to publish and distribute forms for vaccination exemption by an adult or a parent or guardian of a child. Requires a health care provider to provide a copy of the appropriate form to the adult or parent or guardian of a child receiving a vaccination. Requires the quarantine of an individual who has a bioterrorism disease in the residence of the individual or in the least restrictive setting. Provides that a civil or criminal penalty may not be imposed on: (1) an adult or a parent or guardian of a child who does not give consent to receive a vaccination or treatment; and (2) an individual for the accidental transmission of a vaccine virus or bioterrorism disease.
Current Status:
 In Committee - first House
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