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

The following table lists the active action alerts for all states.

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 2022-03-24 SUPPORT Passed Senate Judiciary Committee on 3/16/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 Vaccine mandates for childcare, school & college until July 1, 2029
IA HSB 647, renumbered HF 2545 2022-03-01 SUPPORT Committee report approved HSB 647 and renumbered it HF 2545 on 3/1/2022 Enacts The Medical Privacy and Freedom Act
IA SF 2028/renumbered to SF 2335 2022-02-17 SUPPORT Passed Senate Human Resources Committee and renumbered to SF 2335 Requires prior written consent before a minor can be vaccinated
IA SF 2030/HF 2034 2022-02-16 WATCH SF 2030 scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on 2/16/2022 Requires entities that require proof of receipt of COVID-19 Vaccines to accept proof of immunity
IA SF 2156/renumbered SF 2269 2022-02-15 SUPPORT Passed the Senate Local Government Committee on 2/14/2022 and placed on the calendar Requires vaccines providers comply with reporting and informed consent requirements in federal law
IA HB 2141 2022-02-14 SUPPORT Referred to House Judiciary Committee on 1/28/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on immunization status under Iowa Civil Rights Act
IA SF 2124 2022-02-03 SUPPORT SF 2124 assigned to the Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on 1/31/2022 Requires medical examiner investigations of infant deaths age 0 to 3 to include previous vaccination
IA SSB 3037 2022-01-26 SUPPORT 1/26/2022 Subcommitee meeting cancelled Prohibits health insurance from treating providers differently based on vaccine administration rates
IA SSB 3004/ renumbered SF 2079 2022-01-20 OPPOSE Committee report approving bill, renumbered as SF 2079. Establishes only the State Board of Health may require additional vaccines for school/childcare
IA SF 2052 2022-01-20 SUPPORT Subcommittee Members assigned on 1/20/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on medical creed, including during a declared emergency
IA HF 769/ successor to HF 632 2021-08-13 OPPOSE HF 769 failed to move in the full House in 2021 Codifies federal law vaccine reporting requirements into state law
IA HF 850 2021-08-13 OPPOSE Failed to have a hearing in 2021 Eliminates the religious belief exemption to vaccination
IA HF 37 2021-08-13 OPPOSE Failed to have a hearing in 2021 Requires school districts to conduct health and safety visits for children under private instruction
IA SF 148 2021-08-13 OPPOSE Failed to have a hearing in 2021 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 547/HF 169 2021-08-13 OPPOSE Failed to move out of committee in 2021 Mandates vaccine providers report to the vaccine registry, imposes penalty for non compliance
IA HF 330 2021-08-13 SUPPORT Failed to have a hearing in 2021 Establishes a conscientious belief exemption for school, prohibits mandates & discrimination
IA SF 555/renumbered SF 193 2021-08-13 SUPPORT Failed to have full committee hearing in 2021 Prohibits vaccine mandates by employers and discrimination in public accommodation

Announcements

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