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Restricts the use of vaccines containing foreign human DNA

Location: MO
Title: Restricts the use of vaccines containing foreign human DNA
Identifier: HB 332
Stance: WATCH
Action Required: None at this time
Status: Died, failed to move forward

Description:

UPDATE: 6/19/2017 - HB 332 was referred to the Select Committee on Local, State, Federal Relations and Miscellaneous Business on 5/12/2017, however no hearings were scheduled.

UPDATE: 4/5/2017 - HB 332 has not had any activity since being introduced. 

UPDATE: HB 332 was introduced on 1/4/2017.

HB 332 was prefiled on 12/27/2016 for the 2017 legislative session.  The bill is sponsored by Rep. Lynn Morris. This bill would restrict the use of certain vaccines containing foreign human DNA by adding the following new sections: 

141.239. 1. Beginning August 28, 2018, the following requirements on vaccines
 shall apply:

(1) For herpes zoster, commonly known as shingles, vaccines, only vaccines that produce the highest available immune response and that contain no foreign human DNA contaminants shall be administered to patients in public health clinics in Missouri; and
 

(2) For varicella, commonly known as chicken pox, vaccines, only vaccines that contain no foreign human DNA contaminants shall be administered to patients in public health clinics in Missouri.

http://house.mo.gov/BillContent.aspx?bill=HB332&year=2017&code=R&style=new - text, status and history for HB 332