The bill creates the "Vaccine Consumer Protection Act" (Act), which Act: Requires health care providers and health care facilities to provide vaccine information to patients; Requires health care providers and health care facilities that recommend or administer a vaccine to a patient to ensure that the patient or the patient's parent or guardian completes a vaccination contraindication checklist created by the state board of health; Requires health care providers and health care facilities to report vaccine adverse events to the federal vaccine adverse event reporting system; Prohibits health care providers and health care facilities from recommending or administering a vaccine to a patient who is under 18 years of age without the consent of the patient's parent or guardian; Prohibits health care providers, health care facilities, health insurers, and schools from treating people who delay or decline vaccinations differently than people who have received vaccinations; Authorizes the assessment of fines for violations of the Act; and Requires the department of public health and environment to post specific vaccine information on its website.(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.) Read More
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