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.

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 Position Status Title
IA HF 850 8/13/2021 OPPOSE Failed to have a hearing in 2021 Eliminates the religious belief exemption to vaccination
IA HF 769/ successor to HF 632 8/13/2021 OPPOSE HF 769 failed to move in the full House in 2021 Codifies federal law vaccine reporting requirements into state law
IA HF 37 8/13/2021 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 8/13/2021 OPPOSE Failed to have a hearing in 2021 Requires reporting to school district for independent & private students
IA SF 125/HF 631 8/13/2021 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 8/13/2021 OPPOSE Failed to move out of committee in 2021 Mandates vaccine providers report to the vaccine registry, imposes penalty for non compliance
IA SF 555/renumbered SF 193 8/13/2021 SUPPORT Failed to have full committee hearing in 2021 Prohibits vaccine mandates by employers and discrimination in public accommodation
IA HF 330 8/13/2021 SUPPORT Failed to have a hearing in 2021 Establishes a conscientious belief exemption for school, prohibits mandates & discrimination

Announcements

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