Public health emergency; immunizations. (HB5070)

Introduced By

Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun) with support from co-patron Del. Wendell Walker (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

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

Description

Public health emergency; immunizations. Eliminates the authority of the Board of Health or Commissioner of Health to require, during an epidemic of a disease of public health importance for which a vaccine exists, that a person receive such vaccine despite the person's objection to the vaccine on the grounds that administration of such immunizing agents conflicts with his religious tenets or practices. Read the Bill »

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Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
08/18/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200521D
08/18/2020Committee
08/18/2020Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
08/21/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB5070)
08/25/2020Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (13-Y 9-N) (see vote tally)

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