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Requires schools to annually provide information on HPV, DTaP, flu and meningococcal vaccines

Location: HI
Title: Requires schools to annually provide information on HPV, DTaP, flu and meningococcal vaccines
Identifier: HB 458
Stance: OPPOSE
Action Required: None at this time
Status: Passed the house and senate committee, failed to move out of Ways and Means, died

Description:

UPDATE: HB 458 passed 2nd reading in the senate and was referred to the Ways and Means Committee.  The bill did not move out of Ways and Means so it died. 

UPDATE: 3/22/2015 - HB 458 passed committee on 3/20/2015.  The bill will now go to the full senate for a vote.

http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2015/hearingnotices/HEARING_EDU-HTH_03-18-15_.htm - hearing information, including a link to submit testimony 24 hours prior to the hearing 

UPDATE: 2/26/2015 -  HB 458 was reported out of the House Education Committee recommending passage on 3rd reading, 3/6/2015.

The latest version requires schools to not only provide information on HPV Vaccine, but also TDaP, meningococcal and annual flu vaccine.  

Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, each public school shall provide information on:

(1)  Human papillomavirus;

(2)  Tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis;

(3)  The meningococcal conjugate vaccine; and

(4)  The annual influenza vaccine,

http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2015/bills/HB458_HD2_.HTM - most recent version of HB 458

UPDATE: 2/10/2015 - HB 458 is scheduled for a hearing in the House Health Committee on Wednesday, 02-11-15 8:35AM in House conference room 329.  

http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2015/hearingnotices/HEARING_HLT_02-11-15_3_.HTM - hearing notice 

HB 458 was filed on Jan. 23, 2015 and is sponsored by Representatives BELATTI, CARROLL, EVANS, ICHIYAMA, JORDAN, LUKE, MORIKAWA, THIELEN, Har, Lowen, San Buenaventura.  This would require all schools to annually provide information about the human papillomavirus, including the connection between human papillomavirus to cervical and other cancers and diseases, and the availability of vaccines against the human papillomavirus to parents or guardians of students entering sixth grade.

The bill does not require any information on the risks of the HPV Vaccines.  

http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2015/bills/HB458_.pdf - text for HB 458

http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/measure_indiv.aspx?year=2015&billtype=HB&billnumber=458

 - status and history for HB 458