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Mandates meningitis vaccine for students before entering sixth grade

Location: VA
Title: Mandates meningitis vaccine for students before entering sixth grade
Identifier: SB 1519
Stance: OPPOSE
Action Required: None at this time, bill withdrawn
Status: Died, session ended 4/5/2017

Description:

UPDATE 1/26/2017 Senate: Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (13-Y 0-N).  http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?171+vot+S04V0057+SB1519  The legislative session in VA ended on 4/5/2017.

SB 1519 was introduced on 1/19/2017 and is sponsored by Senator McClellan.  This bill is a companion bill to HB 1533  that would add one dose of meningococcal conjugate (MCV4) vaccine before children in Virginia enter the sixth grade.  

See additional information under the ALERT section. 

http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?ses=171&typ=bil&val=SB1519 - text, status and history