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Mandates Meningitis Vaccine for 11 to 20 year olds

Location: ME
Title: Mandates Meningitis Vaccine for 11 to 20 year olds
Identifier: LD 272/HP 205
Stance: OPPOSE
Action Required: None at this time
Status: Dead pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3

Description:

UPDATE: 2/3/2018 - LD 272 was placed in the (DEAD) legislative files pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3.  

When a bill is listed as “Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)… Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3,” this means that the bill has been shelved and will not be considered further unless 2/3 of both the House and Senate vote to do so

UPDATE: 7/5/2017 - LD 272 failed to move out of committee and died for the 2017 session.  However, bills can carry over from odd to even years and a carry over was requested for this bill.

UPDATE 2/1/2017: LD 272 was referred to the House Committee on Health and Human Services on 1/31/2017.  The bill was not reported out of committee.  The ME legislative session is scheduled to end on 6/27/2017.  Bills in ME can carry over from odd to even years.

LD 272/HP 205 has been introduced and is sponsored by Representative Patricia Hymanson.  This bill is also cosponsored by cosponsored by Senator BREEN and Representatives GATTINE, HEAD,  MALABY,  PERRY and VACHON.   

This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Education to adopt rules requiring that students 11 years of age or older and under 20 years of age receive meningococcal meningitis immunizations. 

http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=272&PID=1456&snum=128 - text, status and history