Vermont Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Vermont 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
VT S.151 2024-02-26 OPPOSE Allows minors 12 and older to consent to preventive services for sexually transmitted infections including vaccination Status: Scheduled for hearing in Senate Health & Welfare Committee on 2/28/2024 at 8:45 AM & 2/29/2024 at 8:00 AM in Room 17 & on ZOOM

Action: Contact Senate Health and Welfare Committee Members (802-828-2228), your Senator, & Representative, ask to OPPOSE
VT H.305 2023-06-18 OPPOSE Authorizes duties for regulated occupations including pharmacy technicians to give certain vaccines to adults and some children Status: ENACTED, Governor Phil Scott's veto overridden by House and Senate on 6/20/2023, effective date 6/20/2023

Action: NONE
VT H.189 2023-05-09 SUPPORT Requires the Department of Health to submit an annual report to the General Assembly regarding adverse reactions reported to VAERS Status: Failed to be scheduled for hearing in House Committee on Health Care before session adjourned 5/9/2023, bills carryover to 2024

Action: NONE
VT H.364 2023-05-09 SUPPORT Prohibits discrimination in employment and places of public accommodation based on vaccination status Status: Failed to be scheduled for hearing in House Committee on General and Housing before session adjourned 5/9/2023, bills carryover to 2024

Action: NONE
VT H.187 2023-05-09 SUPPORT Adds conscientious and personal beliefs exemptions to vaccines required for school & childcare Status: Failed to be scheduled for hearing in House Committee on Human Services before session adjourned 5/9/2023, bills carryover to 2024

Action: NONE
VT H.188 2023-05-09 SUPPORT Requires informed consent before vaccination, defines the lack of informed consent in regard to malpractice Status: Failed to be scheduled for hearing in House Committee on Judiciary before session adjourned 5/9/2023, bills carryover to 2024

Action: NONE
VT H.182 2023-02-07 SUPPORT Enacts new law on Rights to Bodily Autonomy & Health Care Decision Making, prohibits interference with right to refuse treatment including vaccines Status: Failed to be scheduled for hearing in House Committee on Human Services before session adjourned 5/9/2023, bills carryover to 2024

Action: NONE

Announcements

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