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Prevents the dept. from denying a license to serve foster children for not being vaccinated for flu

Location: WA
Title: Prevents the dept. from denying a license to serve foster children for not being vaccinated for flu
Identifier: HB 2108
Stance: SUPPORT
Action Required: None at this time
Status: Failed to move forward, died

Description:

Failed to move forward. 

HB 2108 was introduced on 2/12/2015.  The bill is sponsored by Representatives Hargrove, Shea, McCaslin, Buys, Wilson, Scott, Haler, Zeiger, Parker, Dent, Young, Short, Harmsworth, Walsh and Schmick

This bill would enact the following new law:

NEW SECTION.  Sec. 1.  A new section is added to chapter 74.15 RCW to read as follows:

The department may not deny a license to serve foster children under this chapter for lacking proof of influenza           immunizations for individuals living in the foster home.

http://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2015-16/htm/Bills/House%20Bills/2108.htm - text for HB 2108

http://app.leg.wa.gov/DLR/billsummary/default.aspx?year=2015&Bill=2108    - status and history for HB 2108

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/guess-who-else-opposes-forced-flu-shots/ - news article about the issue