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HB 185/FN (BR 174) - T. Burch

     AN ACT relating to immunizations.
     Amend KRS 214.034 to require immunization against pneumococcal disease for all elementary school children; require immunization against meningococcal meningitis disease for all middle school students born after January 1, 1996, and enrolled in the seventh grade; amend KRS 158.035 to require certification of immunization against pneumococcal disease and meningococcal meningitis disease for school enrollment.


     HCS/FN - Delete requirement for immunization against pneumococcal and meningococcal diseases, and add that if funding is available for the Department for Public Health to provide immunizations for the underinsured and uninsured, immunization against pneumococcal and meningococcal diseases shall be required and the immunization certificate shall be revised to reflect new requirements; delete requirement for immunization for meningococcal diseases for 7th graders; amend KRS 214.036 to require the immunization certificate to reflect immunization requirements specified by the cabinet through administrative regulations rather than list specific diseases.

     Jan 8-introduced in House
     Jan 10-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Jan 25-posted in committee
     Feb 21-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 25-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 29-recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

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