H.R. 1757 (113th): Vaccine Safety Study Act

Introduced:

Apr 25, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 25, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Bill Posey

Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 25, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct or support a comprehensive study comparing total health outcomes, including risk of autism, in vaccinated populations in the United States with such outcomes in unvaccinated populations in the United States, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

Although numerous studies have already found that there is no causal relationship between vaccination and autism, Bill Posey [R-FL8] introduced this bill to direct the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct another study on the relationship between vaccination and autism and other chronic or neurological conditions. The bill cites the simultaneous rise in rates of childhood developmental disorders, such ...

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History

Apr 25, 2013
 
Introduced

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