HB 342 (BR 1151) - T. Burch, B. Crall
AN ACT relating to vaccination for meningococcal meningitis disease.
Amend KRS Chapter 164 to require institutions of higher learning to provide all students enrolling full-time and living in student housing with information on meningococcal disease and to require evidence of receiving the vaccine or a statement indicating receipt of information and refusal of the vaccine; require mailing of meningococcal vaccine information at least one time per year; prohibit requiring institutions to pay or provide for vaccines.
HB 342 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Require each public and private educational institution offering postsecondary degree to provide vaccination information about meningitis to full-time students living in residence housing; require the information to be contained in the student housing or enrollment application or in the lease document, with a space for the student to indicate whether the student has received the vaccination; delete requirement that all persons enrolling as full-time students at universities provide evidence of vaccination against meningitis; delete requirement that institutions provide detailed information about the disease at least one time per year; and delete provisions authorizing students to opt out of vaccination.
Jan 21-introduced in House
Jan 22-to Health and Welfare (H)
Jan 28-posted in committee
Feb 26-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Feb 27-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 2-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 3, 2004
Mar 4-3rd reading, passed 93-3 with Committee Substitute
Mar 5-received in Senate
Mar 10-to Health and Welfare (S)
Mar 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
Mar 24-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 25, 2004
Mar 25-passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
Mar 26-passed over and retained in the Consent Orders of the Day
Mar 29-3rd reading, passed 38-0
Apr 12-received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
Apr 13-enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
Apr 22-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 146)