Iowa Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Iowa 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 Position Status Title
IA HF 2040/renumbered HF 2298 2022-06-14 SUPPORT Enacted, signed by Governor 6/14/2022, effective 7/1/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 Vaccine mandates for childcare, school & college until July 1, 2029
IA SF 2030/HF 2034 2022-05-25 WATCH Died, SF 2030 failed to pass the the Senate Human Resources Subcommittee, session ended 5/25/2022 Requires entities that require proof of receipt of COVID-19 Vaccines to accept proof of immunity
IA SF 2028, renumbered to SF 2335 2022-05-25 SUPPORT Died, SF 2028, renumbered to SF 2335 failed to pass the Senate, session ended 5/25/2022 Requires prior written consent before a minor can be vaccinated
IA SSB 3037 2022-05-25 SUPPORT Died, SSB 3037 failed to move past committee, session ended 5/25/2022. Prohibits health insurance from treating providers differently based on vaccine administration rates
IA SF 2052 2022-05-25 SUPPORT Died, SF 2052 failed to move past committee, session ended 5/25/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on medical creed, including during a declared emergency
IA SSB 3004, renumbered SF 2079 2022-05-25 OPPOSE Died, SSB 3004, renumbered SF 2079 failed to move past committee, session ended 5/25/2022 Establishes only the State Board of Health may require additional vaccines for school/childcare
IA HF 37 2022-05-25 OPPOSE Died, failed to have a hearing Requires school districts to conduct health and safety visits for children under private instruction
IA HF 169, renumbered HF 547 2022-05-25 OPPOSE Died, failed to move out of committee Mandates vaccine providers report to the vaccine registry, imposes penalty for non compliance
IA SF 2124 2022-05-25 SUPPORT Died, SF 2124 failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 5/25/2022 Requires medical examiner investigations of infant deaths age 0 to 3 to include previous vaccination
IA SF 2156, renumbered SF 2269 2022-05-25 SUPPORT Died, SF 2156, renumbered SF 2269 failed to pass the the Senate, session ended 5/25/2022 Requires vaccines providers comply with reporting and informed consent requirements in federal law
IA HF 769/SF 477 2022-05-25 OPPOSE Died, HF 769 failed to move in the full House, SF 477 failed to have a hearing Codifies federal law vaccine reporting requirements into state law
IA HB 2141 2022-05-25 SUPPORT Died, HB 2141 failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 5/25/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on immunization status under Iowa Civil Rights Act
IA HSB 647, renumbered HF 2545 2022-05-25 SUPPORT Died, HSB 647, renumbered HF 2545 failed to pass the House, session ended 5/25/2022 Enacts The Medical Privacy and Freedom Act
IA SF 148 2022-05-25 OPPOSE Died, Failed to have a hearing Requires reporting to school district for independent & private students
IA SF 125/HF 631 2021-08-13 SUPPORT Died, HF 631 failed to have a hearing, SF 125 failed to have full committee hearing in 2021 Requires vaccine information on death investigation forms for children under 3
IA HF 330 2021-05-25 SUPPORT Died, failed to have a hearing Establishes a conscientious belief exemption for school, prohibits mandates & discrimination
IA HF 850 2021-05-25 OPPOSE Died, failed to have a hearing Eliminates the religious belief exemption to vaccination
IA SF 555/renumbered SF 193 2021-05-25 SUPPORT Died, failed to have full committee hearing Prohibits vaccine mandates by employers and discrimination in public accommodation

Announcements

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