Idaho Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Idaho 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
ID S 1287 2024-04-10 SUPPORT Prohibits WHO from having jurisdiction in ID, prohibits state from implementing/enforcing mandates from US DHHS & CDC unless approved by legislature Status: Died, failed to be reported in Senate Health & Welfare Committee before session ended on 4/10/2024

Action: NONE
ID H 438 2024-04-10 SUPPORT Requires school officials to inform parents that vaccines are not mandatory for school attendance & can be refused on religious or other grounds Status: Died, passed full House on 2/22/2024; failed to be scheduled for hearing in Senate Health & Welfare Committee before session ended on 4/10/2024

Action: NONE
ID H 397 2024-04-10 SUPPORT Changes the state vaccine tracking registry to an OPT-IN system where it is currently an OPT-OUT assumed consent system Status: Died, passed full House on 2/9/2024; failed to be scheduled for hearing in Senate Health & Welfare before session ended on 4/10/2024

Action: NONE
ID S 1227 2024-04-10 SUPPORT Creates “Idaho Bill of Patient Medical Rights”; includes right to informed consent and prohibition on discrimination based on vaccination status Status: Died, failed to be scheduled for hearing in Senate State Affairs Committee before session ended on 4/10/2024

Action: NONE
ID H 597 2024-03-28 SUPPORT Expands religious & personal vaccine exemptions to apply to adult students in public, private, or parochial high school, trade school, or higher ed Status: ENACTED, Signed by Governor Brad Little on 3/28/2024; Chapter 225; Effective date 7/1/2024

Action: NONE
ID S 1329 2024-03-21 SUPPORT Prohibits health care services being provided to or solicited from an unemancipated minor without prior parental consent, w/ exceptions Status: ENACTED, signed by Governor Brad Little on 3/21/2024; effective 7/1/2024; Chapter 148

Action: NONE

Announcements

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