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REMOVES current protection in law for consent before any information is put into the registry

Location: TX
Title: REMOVES current protection in law for consent before any information is put into the registry
Identifier: SB 54
Stance: OPPOSE
Action Required: None
Status: Died Failing to get a hearing in Senate Committee on Health & Human Services

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UPDATE 5/28/2017: SB 54 died failing to get a hearing.  Note, this bill is similar to several others that Senator Zaffirini has filed in past sessions attempting to get rid of opt-in informed consent for the vaccine tracking system.

UPDATE 1/25/2017: SB 54 was referred to Senate Committee on Health & Human Services on 1/24/2017.

SB 54 was introduced on 11/14/2016 and is sponsored by Senator Zaffirini.  This bill would remove current protection in law for consent before any information is put into the immunization registry, ImmTrac

http://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/Authors.aspx?LegSess=85R&Bill=SB54 - text, status and history for SB 54