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HB 6949 - Expands Requirements for Vaccine Exemptions - Connecticut Key Vote

Cara Pavalock-D'Amato voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Expands Requirements for Vaccine Exemptions

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-15) - (Key vote)
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Title: Expands Requirements for Vaccine Exemptions

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands requirements for a parent or guardian seeking to exempt his or her child from school vaccines, effective July 1, 2015.

Highlights:
  • Requires a parent or guardian seeking a school vaccination waiver due to religious beliefs to present a statement to, and be acknowledged by, the following individuals (Secs. 1-4):
    • An individual who is a judge of a court of record or a family support magistrate;
    • An individual who is a clerk or deputy clerk of a court having a seal;
    • An individual who is a town clerk;
    • An individual who is a notary public;
    • An individual who is a justice of the peace; or
    • An individual who is an attorney admitted to the state bar.
  • Requires the parent or guardian to present the religious belief vaccination waiver to the child’s school or day care each year (Secs. 1 & 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (86-56) - (Key vote)
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Title: Expands Requirements for Vaccine Exemptions

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expands requirements for a parent or guardian seeking to exempt his or her child from school vaccines, effective July 1, 2015.

Highlights:
  • Requires a parent or guardian seeking a school vaccination waiver due to religious beliefs to present a statement to, and be acknowledged by, the following individuals (Secs. 1-4):
    • An individual who is a judge of a court of record or a family support magistrate;
    • An individual who is a clerk or deputy clerk of a court having a seal;
    • An individual who is a town clerk;
    • An individual who is a notary public;
    • An individual who is a justice of the peace; or
    • An individual who is an attorney admitted to the state bar.
  • Requires the parent or guardian to present the religious belief vaccination waiver to the child’s school or day care each year (Secs. 1 & 4).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Expands Requirements for Vaccine Exemptions

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