2006 Senate Bill 1417

Mandate HPV vaccine for sixth grade girls

Introduced in the Senate

Sept. 12, 2006

Introduced by Sen. Beverly Hammerstrom (R-17)

To require the parents or guardian of every female child entering sixth grade in a public or nonpublic school to either have the child vaccinated with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, or sign a statement to the effect that he or she had received information schools would be required to distribute on the connection between HPV and cervical cancer, and had elected for the child not to receive the vaccine.

Referred to the Committee on Health Policy

Sept. 19, 2006

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the bill pass.

Sept. 20, 2006

Passed in the Senate 36 to 1 (details)

Received in the House

Sept. 20, 2006

Referred to the Committee on Health Policy