DC B23-0171 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-1)
Status: Engrossed on October 20 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-11-17 - Amendment (Gray)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


As introduced, this bill permits a minor of any age to consent to receive a vaccine where the vaccination is recommended by the United States Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. It also establishes that if a minor is able to comprehend the need for, the nature of, and any significant risks inherent in the medical care then informed consent is established.

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Minor Consent for Vaccinations Amendment Act of 2019


Roll Calls

2020-11-17 - Council - Amendment (Gray) (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-11-17 - Council - Final Reading (Y: 10 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2020-11-10 - Council - Postponed to November 17, 2020 (Y: 12 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-10-20 - Council - First Reading (Y: 12 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2020-11-17CouncilAmendment (Gray)
2020-11-17CouncilFinal Reading
2020-11-10CouncilPostponed to November 17, 2020
2020-10-20CouncilFirst Reading
2020-10-14CouncilCommittee Report Filed
2020-10-07CouncilCommittee Mark-up of B23-0171
2019-06-26CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2019-05-24CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-05-17CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-03-15CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0171 Published in the DC Register
2019-03-05CouncilReferred to Committee on Health
2019-03-05CouncilIntroduced in Legislative Meeting

Washington D.C. State Sources

Bill Comments