Connecticut Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Connecticut 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.

Note: You must first register as a NVIC Team Member before you can view action alerts, legislation to watch, and announcements.

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
CT HB 5480 2023-01-14 OPPOSE Allows children 12 years old and over to receive a vaccine without the consent of a parent or guardian Referred to the Joint Committee on Public Health on 1/17/2023

Action: Contact Joint Committee on Public Health Members, your Representative & Senator, ask to OPPOSE
CT HB 5268 2023-01-13 WATCH Requires the State Board of Education to offer a virtual school option for students who can't attend in person because of their vaccination status Referred to the Joint Committee on Education on 1/13/2023

Action: Contact Joint Committee on Education Members, your Representative & Senator with concerns
CT HB 5191 2023-01-11 SUPPORT Provides a religious belief exemption for vaccines required for school Referred to the Joint Committee on Public Health on 1/11/2023

Action: Contact Joint Committee on Public Health Members, your Representatives & Senator, ask to SUPPORT
CT HB 5060 2023-01-07 SUPPORT Provides moral and philosophical exemptions to vaccines required for school Referred to the Joint Committee on Public Health on 1/9/2023

Action: Contact Joint Committee on Public Health Members, your Representative & Senator, ask to SUPPORT

Announcements

The following table lists postings about events, initiatives, people, and pretty much anything related to protecting and expanding your rights!

State Title
CT 2022-09-21 Connecticut 2022 Legislative Summary