TEXAS HB 2171 is a bill that ensures children’s immunization records remain in available into their early adult years, when they will need to show proof of immunization
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WHAT TO DO
*HB 2171 passed the house on 5/1/15 and will be passed to the Senate! Find your state senator and tell them that you support HB 2171 today!
There are numerous occasions when a young adult needs access to their childhood immunization records as they transition to independence – enrolling in college, joining the military, and beginning to manage their own health care.
Keeping immunization records available into their early adult years will be useful, while still providing confidentiality and the ability to opt-out.