24 States With Vaccine Bills Restricting Rights and Tracking Vaccine Status

http://vaccineimpact.com/2017/24-states-with-vaccine-bills-restricting-rights-and-tracking-vaccine-status/

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 National Vaccine Information Center

January 26, 2017

We are edging closer towards the end of the first month of the 2017 legislative session, and we have been busy because your state legislators have been busy. Many new bills have been filed since our last national email update.  If you live in one of the following states, there are already vaccine bills filed that can affect your rights (states listed in Red are new since our last update):
AR, AZ, CT, HI, IA, IN, KS, KY, ME, MN, MO, MS, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OK, OR, PA,RI, SD, TX, and VA.

The following states are priority opposition alert state as they now have bills to restrict or eliminate vaccine exemptions: AR(withdrawn), CT, IA, MN, NY, OK, PA, TX.

The following states are priority support alert states as they now have bills to add or expand vaccine exemptions: HI, IA, MS, NY, NJ, RI, TX.

If you are in any of the following states, beware that there are bills filed to expand vaccine tracking or eliminate OPT-IN Consent for vaccine tracking and that these need to be opposed: CT, KS, MT, NY, TX.

There are dozens of other bills filed that need your support or opposition! PLEASE LOG IN TO http://NVICAdvocacy.org for more detailed information including links to the bills themselves.  Please understand that we are analyzing bills and updating the NVIC Advocacy Portal multiple times a day and this information changes daily so log in often.  Use this resource to find out what is going on in your state and what you can do to help.

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Here is a list of the bills filed that we are tracking as of 1/25/17 (note you must be registered and logged in to see the specific information about the bills in your state):

State – Bill Number – Position – Status – Title

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