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Every child deserves protection from preventable disease. Unfortunately, there is a tremendous amount of misinformation about vaccines and as a result, a growing number of parents are opting out. This has resulted in a resurgence of vaccine preventable disease across the country that has led several state legislatures to introduce bills that would help strengthen immunization rates. We need your action on the state level – see how you can help by reviewing our current list of pending legislation.

CALIFORNIA     SB 277     SUPPORT Bill to eliminate personal belief exemptions to vaccination – First hearing scheduled for 4/8/15
Find your representative and tell them that you support SB 277.

CONNECTICUT     HB 6949     SUPPORT Act requiring that religious exemption from a required immunization be notarized and include language attesting the review and understanding  of information regarding the risks of both immunization and failure to immunize
Find your representative and tell them that you support HB 6949

ILLINOIS     SB 1410     SUPPORT  Bill requires religious exemptions to detail grounds have a notarized signature by a religious official attesting to a bona fide religious objection. Requires a signed statement for medical exemption. Requires school exemption from immunization data be published online
Find your representative and tell them that you support SB 1410

MAINE     LD 606     SUPPORT Act to remove the philosophical exemption from the immunization requirements for school students and employees of nursery schools and health care facilities
Find your representative and tell them that you support LD 606 and contact the members of the Committee on Health and Human Services where this bill has been referred

MINNESOTA     SB  380     SUPPORT Bill to removal the conscientious belief exemption to vaccines
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MINNESOTA     HF 393     SUPPORT Bill to require an enhanced  form to obtain a non-medical vaccine exemption
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NORTH CAROLINA     SB 346     SUPPORT Bill to strengthen immunization requirements, including the elimination of religious exemptions
Find your representative and tell them that you support SB 346 and contact the members of the Committee on Health Care where this bill has been referred

NEW JERSEY     S 1147     SUPPORT Bill that clarifies statutory exemptions from mandatory immunizations for students
Find your representative and tell them that you support S 1147

NEW JERSEY     A 1931     SUPPORT Bill that clarifies statutory exemptions from mandatory immunizations for students
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OREGON     SB 442     SUPPORT Bill strengthening the information necessary to decline immunizations
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PENNSYLVANIA     SB 407     SUPPORT Bill to expand influenza vaccine outreach and examine the use of schools and alternative venues to administer influenza vaccine
Find your representative and tell them that you support SB 407

RHODE ISLAND     SB 381     SUPPORT Act that removes the religious beliefs exemption from the school vaccine requirements
Find your representative and tell them that you support SB 381

TEXAS     HB 2474     SUPPORT Bill relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports
Find your representative and tell them that you support HB 2474 and contact the members of the Public Health Committee where this has been referred

TEXAS     HB 2171     SUPPORT Bill to ensure children’s immunization records remain in available into their early adult years, when they will need to show proof of immunization
Find your representative and tell them that you support HB 2474 and contact the members of the Public Health Committee where this has been referred

TEXAS     HB 212     SUPPORT Bill allowing some minor children in the juvenile justice system to consent to vaccinated without parental permission
Find your representative and tell them that you support HB 212

TEXAS     HB 2006     SUPPORT Bill to require those seeking religious exemptions to provide an affiliated with a specified and verifiable religious-based reason and that the immunization conflicts with the tenets and practices of a recognized church or religious denomination of which the applicant is an adherent or member strengthen limits on religious Exemption r, and removes conscientious exemptions
Find your representative and tell them that you support HB 2474 and contact the members of the Public Health Committee where this has been referred

VERMONT     HB 266     SUPPORT Bill to require students, teachers, administrators, and staff members of  primary or secondary schools to be immunized, with exception to those who receive a medical exemption
Find your representative and tell them that you support HB 266

VERMONT     HB 98     SUPPORT Bill to expand access to a student’s immunization records to a school administrator and to enable interstate sharing of records within the State’s Immunization Registry
Find your representative and tell them that you support HB 98 and contact the members of the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare where this has been referred

VERMONT     S 87     SUPPORT Act removing the philosophical immunization exemption
Find your representative and tell them that you support S 87

VERMONT    H 212     SUPPORT Act removing philosophical and religious immunization exemptions
Find your representative and tell them that you support H 212

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