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Concerning a statement of religious exemption for meningococcal vaccine for college students

Location: TN
Title: Concerning a statement of religious exemption for meningococcal vaccine for college students
Identifier: HB 272
Stance: SUPPORT
Action Required: None at this time
Status: Withdrawn on 2/8/2017

Description:

UPDATE: 2/13/2017 - HB 272 was withdrawn on 2/8/2017.

HB 272 was introduced on 2/1/2017.  This bill is sponsored by Rep. Dawn White.  

As introduced, this bill requires a written statement provided to an institution of higher education by a parent, guardian, or adult student stating that a meningococcal vaccination conflicts with the religious tenets and practices of the parent, guardian, or adult student to be signed by the person providing the statement.

http://wapp.capitol.tn.gov/apps/BillInfo/default.aspx?BillNumber=HB0272 - text, status and history