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Expands the vaccine registry/tracking system to include up to age 18, require reports

Location: CT
Title: Expands the vaccine registry/tracking system to include up to age 18, require reports
Identifier: SB 439
Stance: OPPOSE
Action Required: None at this time
Status: Died, failed to move out of committee

Description:

UPDATE: 6/10/2017 - SB 439 failed to move out of committee and died.

UPDATE: 2/24/2017 - SB 439 had a public hearing on 2/22 and has not had a vote by the Joint Committee on Health. 

UPDATE: 2/17/2017 - SB 439 is scheduled for a public hearing in the Joint Committee on Health on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 10:30 AM in Room 1D of the LOB. https://www.cga.ct.gov/2017/phdata/pha/2017PHA00222-R001030PH-PHA.htm - agenda

Contact

Public Health Committee

Public Health Committee Members and web sites

Steinberg, Jonathan

http://www.housedems.ct.gov/Steinberg

Gerratana, Terry B.

http://www.senatedems.ct.gov/Gerratana.php

Somers, Heather Bond

http://www.ctsenaterepublicans.com/home-Somers

Kennedy, Ted

http://www.senatedems.ct.gov/Kennedy.php

Logan, George S.

http://www.ctsenaterepublicans.com/home-Logan

Luxenberg, Kelly J.S.

http://www.housedems.ct.gov/Luxenberg

Srinivasan, Prasad

http://www.cthousegop.com/Srinivasan/main/

Betts, Whit

http://www.cthousegop.com/Betts/main/

Candelora, Vincent J.

http://www.cthousegop.com/Candelora/main/

Carpino, Christie M.

http://www.cthousegop.com/Carpino/main/

Cook, Michelle L.

http://www.housedems.ct.gov/Cook

Cummings, Stephanie E.

http://www.cthousegop.com/Cummings/main/

Demicco, Mike

http://www.housedems.ct.gov/Demicco

Genga, Henry J.

http://www.housedems.ct.gov/Genga

Klarides-Ditria, Nicole

http://www.cthousegop.com/Klarides-Ditria/main/

Markley, Joe

http://www.ctsenaterepublicans.com/home-markley

McCarty, Kathleen M.

http://www.cthousegop.com/McCarty/main/

Moore, Marilyn V.

http://www.senatedems.ct.gov/Moore.php

Perillo, Jason

http://www.cthousegop.com/Perillo/main/

Petit, William A.

http://www.cthousegop.com/Petit/main/

Riley, Emmett D.

http://www.housedems.ct.gov/Riley

Ryan, Kevin

http://www.housedems.ct.gov/Ryan

Scanlon, Sean

http://www.housedems.ct.gov/Scanlon

Staneski, Pam

http://www.cthousegop.com/Staneski/main/

Tercyak, Peter A.

http://www.housedems.ct.gov/Tercyak

Winkler, Michael

http://www.housedems.ct.gov/Winkler


SB 439 was introduced on 1/19/2017 and referred to the Joint Committee on Health.  This bill is sponsored by Sen. Gary A. Winfield, 10th Dist. , Rep. Toni E. Walker, 93rd Dist. Sen. Joan V. Hartley, 15th Dist. , Rep. Robyn A. Porter, 94th Dist. , Rep. Roland J. Lemar, 96th Dist. , Rep. Juan R. Candelaria, 95th Dist. and Rep. Geraldo C. Reyes, 75th Dist.

This bill would expand the vaccine registry/tracking system to include all vaccines administered to children up to age 18 and require health care providers to report that information by adding the following:

AN ACT EXPANDING CONNECTICUT'S IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY AND TRACKING SYSTEM.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That title 19a of the general statutes be amended to expand the childhood immunization registry and tracking system to include children's immunizations up to the age of eighteen and to require every child health care provider to report such system information regarding his or her vaccination of children up to the age of eighteen.

Statement of Purpose:

To ensure easy, reliable access to immunization records by parents and physicians for all childhood immunizations. 

https://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/cgabillstatus/cgabillstatus.asp?selBillType=Bill&which_year=2017&bill_num=SB439 - text, status and history

The current registry/tracking system only applies from birth up to first grade.  For more information on the current registry/tracking system - http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3136&q=388268