Arizona Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Arizona State Team page. This page, along with the email updates you will receive, will help keep you informed of what you can do in your state to help you protect and expand your rights to informed consent to vaccination.

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Action Needed Now

There are no active action alerts at this time, but please check back soon.

Bills to Watch

The following table lists the active bills of interest for all states.

State Bill Number Date Position Title Status
AZ SB 1407 2024-06-15 WATCH Requires employer accommodate employee requesting religious exemption for flu/any FDA emergency use authorized vaccine, unless it poses undue hardship Status: Died, failed to be voted on by full House before session ended on 6/15/2024; passed full Senate 2/22/2024

Action: NONE
AZ SB 1146 2024-04-16 SUPPORT Allows agriculture products made from aquaculture, livestock, or poultry that has not received mRNA vaccine to be labeled “mRNA Free" Status: VETOED by Governor Kati Hobbs on 4/16/2024

Action: NONE
AZ HB 2406 2024-03-28 SUPPORT Allows agriculture products made from aquaculture, livestock, or poultry that has not received mRNA vaccine to be labeled “mRNA Free" Status: Eligible for vote in the Senate Committee of the Whole as of 3/28/2024; passed full House on 2/6/2024

Action: Contact your Senator, ask them to SUPPORT
AZ SB 1580 2024-02-29 OPPOSE Enables DCS, foster parents, group & foster homes, relatives, agencies, or others to vaccinate a child unless the parent objects in writing to dept Status: Passed Senate 3rd Reading as amended in Senate COW by vote of 17-11 on 2/29/2024

Action: Contact your Representative, ask them to remove the Senate amendment, and if it is not removed, to ask them to OPPOSE
AZ SB 1648 2024-02-27 SUPPORT Prohibits Dir of AZ Dept of Ag & State Veterinarian from req or administering mRNA vaccine w/out full USDA/FDA approval, allows mRNA free labeling Status: Referred to House Land, Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee on 2/27/2024

Action: Contact House Land, Agriculture & Rural Affairs Committee Members & your Representative, ask them to SUPPORT
AZ SB 1715 2024-02-06 OPPOSE Expands state vaccine tracking system from a childhood registry to include adults Status: Assigned to the Senate Health & Human Services Committee on 2/6/2024

Action: Contact Senate Health & Human Services Committee Members, your Senator, & Representative, ask them to OPPOSE
AZ SB 1137 2024-01-23 OPPOSE Requires public schools to post vaccination rates of students enrolled at the school on their website if they have one Status: referred to the Senate Education Committee on 1/23/2024

Action: Contact the Senate Education Committee Members, your Senator & Representative, ask them to OPPOSE

Announcements

There are no announcements available at this time, but please check back soon.