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Requires schools to post immunization rates of pupils enrolled at the school

Location: AZ
Title: Requires schools to post immunization rates of pupils enrolled at the school
Identifier: HB 2466
Stance: OPPOSE
Action Required: None at this time
Status: Failed to move forward, died

Description:

UPDATE: 3/22/2015 - HB 2466 has not moved forward since being introduced on 2/16/2015. The last day to hear house bills in house committee was 2/20/2015 - http://www.azleg.gov/alispdfs/52leg/house/housedeadlines.pdf - deadlines

http://www.azleg.gov/DocumentsForBill.asp?Bill_Number=HB2466&Session_ID=114 - status and history for HB 2466

HB 2466 was referred to the House Education Committee. HB 2466 requires any school that maintains a website to post the immunization rate of the pupils who are enrolled at the school. 

http://www.azleg.gov/CommitteeInfo.asp?Committee_ID=19&Legislature=52&Session_ID=114 - Education Committee information

The bill is sponsored by the following Representatives:

MENDEZ P CARDENAS P CLARK P
SHERWOOD P STEELE P BOLDING C
ESPINOZA C FERNANDEZ C FRIESE C
GABALDÓN C GONZALES C MCCUNE DAVIS C
SALDATE C VELASQUEZ

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Title 15, chapter 1, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 15-105, to read:

START_STATUTE15-105.  Health information; website posting

Each public school, including each charter school, that maintains a website shall post the following information on the website:

1.  The immunization rate of pupils who are enrolled at the school.

2.  Whether the school employs a school nurse.

3.  If school officials or employees other than school nurses provide health care services to pupils, the qualifications of those persons.

http://www.azleg.gov/legtext/52leg/1r/bills/hb2466p.pdf - text of HB 2466

http://www.tucsonsentinel.com/local/report/012715_immunizations_schools/bill-would-make-az-schools-post-vaccination-rates-websites/ - news article on the bill