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Senate Study Bill 3129

SENATE FILE BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION BILL BY CHAIRPERSON BOETTGER) Passed Senate, Date Passed House, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to meningococcal disease vaccination information 2 for students who are enrolled in an institution of higher 3 learning that has an on=campus dormitory or residence hall, 4 and providing for related matters. 5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 6 TLSB 5394XC 80 7 kh/sh/8 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. NEW SECTION. 139A.26 MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE 1 2 VACCINATION INFORMATION FOR POSTSECONDARY STUDENTS. 1 3 1. Each institution of higher education that has an on= 1 4 campus residence hall or dormitory shall provide vaccination 1 5 information on meningococcal disease to each student enrolled 1 6 in the institution. The vaccination information shall be 1 7 contained on student health forms provided to each student by 1 8 the institution, which forms shall include space for the 1 9 student to indicate whether or not the student has received 1 10 the vaccination against meningococcal disease. The 1 11 vaccination information about meningococcal disease shall 1 12 include any recommendations issued by the national centers for 1 13 disease control and prevention regarding the disease. 1 14 Vaccination information obtained under this section that is in 1 15 possession of an institution of higher education pursuant to 1 16 this section shall not be considered a public record. Data 1 17 obtained under this section shall be submitted annually to the 1 18 department in a manner prescribed by the department and such 1 19 that no individual person can be identified. 1 20 2. This section shall not be construed to require any 1 21 institution of higher education to provide the vaccination 1 22 against meningococcal disease to students. 1 23 3. This section shall not apply if the national centers 1 24 for disease control and prevention no longer recommend the 1 25 meningococcal disease vaccine. 1 26 4. This section does not create a private right of action. 1 27 5. The department shall adopt rules for administration of 1 28 this section. 1 29 EXPLANATION 1 30 This bill requires institutions of higher education that 1 31 have on=campus residence halls or dormitories to provide 1 32 students with meningococcal disease vaccination information in 1 33 student health forms. The forms must include space for the 1 34 student to indicate whether or not the student has received 1 35 the vaccination, and shall include recommendations issued by 2 1 the national centers for disease control and prevention 2 2 regarding the disease. Data obtained shall be submitted 2 3 annually to the Iowa department of public health in such a 2 4 manner that no individual person can be identified. 2 5 The bill specifies that institutions of higher education 2 6 are not, under any provision of the bill, required to provide 2 7 vaccinations against meningococcal disease. 2 8 The Iowa department of public health is directed to adopt 2 9 rules to administer the new Code section. 2 10 LSB 5394XC 80 2 11 kh/sh/8.2
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