Human papillomavirus vaccination; eliminates requirement of vaccination for female children. (HB1419)

Introduced By

Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Human papillomavirus vaccination; eliminates requirement.  Eliminates the requirement for vaccination against human papillomavirus for female children. Read the Bill »

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Status

02/17/2011: Failed to Pass in Committee

History

DateAction
10/21/2010Committee
10/21/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100500D
10/21/2010Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/12/2011Assigned HWI sub: #1
01/17/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/18/2011Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2011Read first time
01/20/2011Read second time
01/20/2011Pending question ordered
01/20/2011Engrossed by House
01/21/2011Read third time and passed House (61-Y 33-N 1-A)
01/21/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (61-Y 33-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/27/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1419)
02/17/2011Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 29 minutes.

Comments

Marsha Maines writes:

ANY law that REMOVES a Parent's RIGHT is a BAD LAW.
As a Parent, I object to ANY GOVERNMENT forcing me to inject a vaccine produced by the pharmaceutical death industry into My Child. Man made "medicines" kill, much more often than God's remedies, Cure.

Lee Oleary writes:

This is a questionable vaccine. It should not be required. Parents should be able to make these kinds of choices. We are fighting federal mandated health care right now, we don't need the state heaping on children and their parents. Leave people alone to think for themselves!

Angela Herring writes:

Any parent can opt out for any reason.
This is an anti-cancer (cervical) vaccine and needs to be given before sexual activity and exposure to the HPV virus begins.
This vaccine is expensive and because it is "required" is covered by insurance or provided through health departments. It has been well received in my community.

Lee Oleary writes:

I personally understand this very well.I am a mom with three daughters. Some people have been sold a misleading bill of goods about this vaccine. There is much more to this than what meets the eye.