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SB 327 - HPV Immunization - Key Vote

Indiana Key Votes

Jim Merritt, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Jim Merritt, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: HPV Immunization

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (45-3) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (81-14) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (44-5) - (Key vote)

Title: HPV Immunization

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires schools to send parents of all girls entering the sixth grade information about human papillomavirus (HPV) and vaccination.

Highlights:
- Requires schools to provide parents with the most current scientific information on HPV, its connection to cervical cancer, and immunization [SEC. 1(c)(1-4)]. - Allows parents 20 school days from the first day of school to provide the school with a written report stating that the parent has received the information and whether they have decided to have their student immunized [SEC. 2(a)(1-2)]. - Requires schools to provide the state with a report about the number of girls that have and have not received the HPV immunization beginning in the 2008-2009 school year [SEC. 3(4)(a)].
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: HPV Immunization

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