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HB16-1164

Transfer Immunization Exemption Duties To CDPHE

Concerning the transfer of responsibilities related to exemptions from immunization requirements from schools to the department of public health and environment.
Session:
2016 Regular Session
Subjects:
Education & School Finance (Pre & K-12)
Public Health

Under current law, parents or students seeking an exemption from immunization requirements are to submit the required documentation in support of the exemption to the student's school.

The bill will require parents or students to submit the documentation to the department of public health and environment instead of the school. The department is responsible for determining the form by which the exemption is to be submitted and for posting on its website exemption rates for each school.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced and does not reflect any amendments that were subsequently adopted.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. D. Pabon
Sen. I. Aguilar

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Co-sponsor