VA HB5070 | 2020 | 1st Special Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)
Status: Introduced on August 18 2020 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-08-25 - Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (13-Y 9-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Public health emergency; immunizations. Eliminates the authority of the Board of Health or Commissioner of Health to require, during an epidemic of a disease of public health importance for which a vaccine exists, that a person receive such vaccine despite the person's objection to the vaccine on the grounds that administration of such immunizing agents conflicts with his religious tenets or practices.

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Public health emergency; immunizations.


Roll Calls

2020-08-25 - House - House: Tabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-08-25HouseTabled in Health, Welfare and Institutions (13-Y 9-N)
2020-08-18HouseReferred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
2020-08-18HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 08/18/20 20200521D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
231800(n/a)See Bill Text
32146(n/a)See Bill Text
32148(n/a)See Bill Text

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