Maine Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Maine 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
ME HP 1474 2024-04-03 SUPPORT Orders the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services to study the use of the V-safe program, including w/ regard to COVID-19 vaccines Status: Died, failed to pass the House by a vote of 58 Yeas and 80 Nays on 4/3/2024

Action: None at this time
ME LD 59 (HP 34) 2023-06-13 SUPPORT Prohibits including any COVID-19 vaccines on the list of vaccines available through the Universal Childhood Immunization Program Status: Died, failed to pass Senate floor, committee majority recommendation of Ought Not to Pass was accepted by vote of 20 Yeas, 13 Nays on 6/13/2023

Action: NONE
ME LD 51 (HP 26) 2023-05-09 SUPPORT Reinstates religious & philosophical belief exemptions to vaccines required for students & nursery school employees Status: Died, failed to pass Senate floor, committee majority recommendation of Ought Not to Pass was accepted by vote of 19 Yeas, 11 Nays on 5/9/2023

Action: NONE

Announcements

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