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REQUIRES the health dept. to produce an annual report on HPV Vaccine statistics for every TX county

Location: TX
Title: REQUIRES the health dept. to produce an annual report on HPV Vaccine statistics for every TX county
Identifier: HB 107
Stance: OPPOSE
Action Required: None at this time
Status: Died failing to get a hearing in House Committee on Public Health on 2/21/2017

Description:

UPDATE 5/28/2017: HB 107 died failing to even get a hearing in the House Committee on public health. SB 2041 by Senator Judith Zaffirini which was the senate companion bill also failed to get out of committee in the Senate.

UPDATE 2/15/2017: HB 107 was referred to the House Committee on Public Health on 2/13/2017.

HB 107 was introduced on 11/14/2016 and is sponsored by Rep. Sarah Davis.  This bill would require the health dept. to produce an annual statistical report on HPV vaccination rates in every county in Texas.  

The report must include, at a minimum:



The number of persons immunized for human papillomavirus and the percentage of persons immunized for human papillomavirus compared to the number of persons eligible for thatimmunization;

The number of human papillomavirus vaccine doses administered in total and in each dose interval;

The number of persons immunized for human papillomavirus by age;

The number of persons immunized for human papillomavirus by gender; and

A comparison between the number of human papillomavirus vaccines administered and the number of other recommended adolescent vaccines administered, including the tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, and meningococcal vaccines.

Data for the report shall come from the vaccines for children program or the immunization registry. 

http://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/Text.aspx?LegSess=85R&Bill=HB107 - text, status and history for HB 107