2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Bill Title:||Relating to health care; declaring an emergency.|
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] in person specified school-related activities] events, meetings and opportunities. Defines "restrictable diseases." Allows Oregon Health Authority to recommend additional diseases against which children may be immunized. Directs boards that regulate certain licensed health care practitioners to review documents completed by licensed health care practitioners granting exemptions from immunization requirements because of indicated medical diagnosis. Defines "licensed health care practitioner." Requires boards to report annually to authority on results of review. Requires authority to report annually to Legislative Assembly on reports submitted by boards. Directs Oregon Health] authority to establish outreach and education plan regarding disease control in schools. Allows child who is not immunized to continue attending school in person until August 1, 2020. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Budget Report Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In Senate Committee|
|Current Committee:||Senate Committee On Health Care|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|