Bill Text: NJ A4659 | 2020-2021 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Prohibits government entity or school from requiring influenza vaccinations for persons who are 18 years of age or younger.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 6-1)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-09-17 - Introduced, Referred to Assembly Health Committee [A4659 Detail]

Download: New_Jersey-2020-A4659-Introduced.html

ASSEMBLY, No. 4659

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

219th LEGISLATURE

 

INTRODUCED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020

 


 

Sponsored by:

Assemblyman  GERARD SCHARFENBERGER

District 13 (Monmouth)

 

 

 

 

SYNOPSIS

     Prohibits government entity or school from requiring influenza vaccinations for persons who are 18 years of age or younger.

 

CURRENT VERSION OF TEXT

     As introduced.

  


An Act concerning influenza vaccinations and supplementing Title 26 of the Revised Statutes.

 

     Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:

 

     1.    Notwithstanding any law, order, rule, or regulation to the contrary, no State, county, or local government employee, entity, or elected official, and no private or public school shall directly or indirectly require an individual who is 18 years of age or younger to undergo the administration of an influenza vaccine or any other injection, medication, or procedure that is designed to provide immunity from influenza.

 

     2.    This act shall take effect immediately.

 

 

STATEMENT

 

     This bill prohibits a government entity or school from requiring influenza vaccinations for persons who are 18 years of age or younger.

     Under the bill, no State, county, or local government employee, entity, or elected official, and no private or public school is to directly or indirectly require an individual who is 18 years of age or younger to undergo the administration of an influenza vaccine or any other injection, medication, or procedure that is designed to provide immunity from influenza.

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