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Mandates HPV and Meningitis Vaccines for public and private school students

Location: NV
Title: Mandates HPV and Meningitis Vaccines for public and private school students
Identifier: SB 117
Stance: OPPOSE
Action Required: Not at this time
Status: Died


UPDATE: 4/13/2015 -  SB 117 died on April 11 Pursuant to Joint Standing Rule No. 14. 3. 1, no further action allowed. 

Rule No. 14.3. Final Dates for Action by Standing Committees and Houses.
Except as otherwise provided in Joint Standing Rules Nos. 14.4, 14.5 and 14.6:
1. The final standing committee to which a bill or joint resolution is referred in its House of origin may only take action on the bill or joint resolution on or before the 68th calendar day of the legislative session. A bill may be re-referred after that date only to the Committee on Finance or the Committee on Ways and Means and only if the bill is exempt pursuant to subsection 1 of Joint Standing Rule No. 14.6. 

UPDATE: 4/11/2015 - SB 117 was heard on March 30th in Senate Education.   The committee has not taken action on the bill yet.  The exhibits from the hearing are available, including a proposed amendment by Sanofi Pasteur. - link to exhibits - agenda for Senate Health and Human Services.

UPDATE: SB 117 is scheduled for a hearing March 26th at 3:30 in the Senate Education Committee - Room 2135 of the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St., Carson City, NV. Videoconferenced to Room 4412 of the Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV.

Video of the hearing will be available here - - agenda 

SB 117 was introduced on Feb. 1, 2015.

SB 117 would add new mandates for HPV and Meningitis for both public and private school children in Nevada.  Nevada does not allow conscientious belief exemptions.  Children can be excluded if they do not comply with the law.  A child who is excluded from school pursuant to this section is a neglected child for the purposes of NRS 432.0999 to 432.130, inclusive, and chapter

33 432B of NRS.  

NRS 432.09 to 130 is a Statewide Central Registry for the Collection of Information Concerning the Abuse or Neglect of a Child. - committee information

 - text for SB 117 - status and history for SB 117 - Child abuse registry law