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2019 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to health care; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Removes ability of parent to decline required immunizations against restrictable diseases on behalf of child for reason other than child's indicated medical diagnosis.
Removes ability of parent to decline required immunizations against restrictable diseases on behalf of child for reason other than child's indicated medical diagnosis. Allows child who is not immunized or exempt for reason of indicated medical diagnosis to attend school that provides education program through online courses. Prohibits child from attending in-person school-related activities. Defines "restrictable diseases." Allows Oregon Health Authority to recommend additional diseases against which children may be immunized. Directs Oregon Health Authority to establish outreach and education plan regarding disease control in schools. Allows child who is not immunized for reason of indicated medical diagnosis to continue attending school in person until August 1, 2020. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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