Influenza vaccination; requires Board of Health to develop and issue guidelines for administration. (HB2447)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Influenza; vaccination of minors. Requires the Board of Health to, by August 31, 2009, develop and issue guidelines for administration of influenza vaccine to minors by registered nurses, and provides that a prescriber, acting on behalf of the Department of Health and in accordance with guidelines issued by the Department of Health may authorize the administration of influenza vaccine to a minor by a registered nurse. This bill further provides that the presence and consent of the minor's parent, guardian or legal representative shall be required for administration of the vaccine. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093218736
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/20/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2447)
01/29/2009Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Committee substitute printed 093271736-H1
01/30/2009Read first time
02/02/2009Read second time
02/02/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093271736-H1
02/02/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2447H1
02/03/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2009Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Read third time
02/16/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2447ER)
02/18/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2447ER)
02/18/2009Signed by Speaker
02/18/2009Signed by President
02/25/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 110 (effective 7/1/09)
02/25/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0110)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 51 seconds.