Immunizations; adds booster dose of tetanus toxoid for certain children. (SB117)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Immunization of patients against certain diseases. Adds the requirement of a booster dose of tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine in accordance with the board's regulations, which shall also require that prior to entering sixth grade, a child must have another booster dose of Tdap if more than five years have elapsed since the last dose. This bill is contingent on funding. Amends § 32.1-46, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


03/30/2006: signed by governor


01/09/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 063812744
01/09/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/19/2006Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
01/19/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB117)
01/20/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/20/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
01/23/2006Read second time and engrossed
01/24/2006Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
01/24/2006Communicated to House
01/26/2006Placed on Calendar
01/26/2006Read first time
01/26/2006Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/16/2006Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006Read second time
02/20/2006Read third time
02/20/2006Committee amendments agreed to
02/20/2006Engrossed by House as amended
02/20/2006Passed House with amendments (96-Y 4-N)
02/20/2006VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 4-N)
02/22/2006House amendments agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/22/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB117ER)
03/01/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB117ER)
03/01/2006Signed by Speaker
03/02/2006Signed by President
03/30/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 364 (effective - see bill)
04/05/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0364)