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Requires parents to have their natural born children vaccinated in order to be a foster parent

Location: AZ
Title: Requires parents to have their natural born children vaccinated in order to be a foster parent
Identifier: SB 1268
Stance: OPPOSE
Action Required: None at this time
Status: Died, missed deadline to move out of senate by 2/17/2017

Description:

UPDATE: 3/9/2017 - SB 1509 failed to have a hearing in the senate and the deadline for the bill to move out of the senate was 2/17/2017. http://www.azleg.gov/alispdfs/Session_Timeline_2017.pdf

UPDATE 1/26/2017: SB 1268 was referred to Senate Committees Rules and Health & Human Services on 1/25/2017.

SB 1268 has been introduced and is sponsored by Senator Andrea Dalessandro.  This bill would eliminate the current law that allows a parent to foster children without having their natural or adoptive children vaccinated by removing the following:

I.  The department shall not require a foster parent to immunize the foster parent's natural or adoptive children as a condition of foster home licensure.

https://apps.azleg.gov/BillStatus/BillOverview/69049?SessionId=117 - text, status and history