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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6158

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1479

   

Referred to Committee on PUBLIC HEALTH

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. FAWCETT, 133rd Dist.

(By Request)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING VACCINE DISTRIBUTION.

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

That section 19a-7f of the general statutes be amended to allow health care providers to procure childhood vaccine from sources other than the Department of Public Health.

Statement of Purpose:

To allow physicians and other health care providers to opt out of the mandatory state vaccine procurement program and have the choice of where to obtain childhood vaccine, including the private market.