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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5043

 

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 105

   

Referred to Committee on Public Health

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. SAWYER, 55th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING INFLUENZA VACCINATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN IN DAY CARE FACILITIES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That section 19a-79 of the general statutes and section 19a-87b of the 2010 supplement to the general statutes be amended to provide that the parent or guardian of a child attending a day care facility shall retain the authority to decide whether such child is vaccinated against influenza.

Statement of Purpose:

To allow the parent or guardian of a child attending a day care facility to make the determination as to whether the child will be vaccinated against influenza.