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H.R. 2527: Vaccinate All Children Act of 2019

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Is there a role for the federal government in vaccinations, or should it be left to the states as is the status quo?

Context

The recent trend of decreasing vaccination rates have caused, for example, a 2019 measles rate unsurpassed in decades — a deadly disease easily prevented by vaccines. This despite the CDC declaring the disease eliminated from the U.S. in 2000, on the presumption that people would still vaccinate their children.

Currently, all 50 states require vaccinations for children to attend school. However, 44 states allow religious exemptions ...

Sponsor and status

Frederica Wilson

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 24th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 3, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
May 3, 2019
Status

Introduced on May 3, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 3, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

May 3, 2019
 
Introduced

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Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 2527 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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