04RS HB149


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HB 149 (BR 1062) - T. Burch

     AN ACT relating to Hepatitis B vaccinations for postsecondary students.
     Amend KRS Chapter 164 to require state universities to require full-time students to be vaccinated against Hepatitis B prior to enrollment or within 9 months; require state universities to provide all full-time students with information concerning Hepatitis B; prohibit state universities from being required to provide or pay for Hepatitis B vaccinations; require state universities to exempt students for whom the vaccination is medically contraindicated or conflicts with the students religious tenets and practices.


     HFA (1, T. Burch) - Delete original provisions; amend KRS Chapter 164 to require public and postsecondary institutions to provide first-time, full-time students with information about hepatitis B disease and prohibit the cabinet or postsecondary institutions from any requirement to provide or purchase vaccinations for hepatitis B.

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to Health and Welfare (H)
     Jan 20-posted in committee
     Jan 22-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Jan 23-2nd reading, to Rules
     Jan 29-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, January 30, 2004
     Feb 19-floor amendment (1) filed
     Feb 27-3rd reading, passed 81-6 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 1-received in Senate
     Mar 4-to Health and Welfare (S)
     Mar 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 23-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 24, 2004
     Mar 24-3rd reading, passed 38-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Apr 2-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 57)

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