SB 327-1_ Filed 01/31/2007, 14:10
Adopted 2/1/2007

COMMITTEE REPORT




MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services, to which was referred Senate Bill No. 327, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (07)AM032702.1. -->     Page 1, delete lines 1 through 17, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 20-34-4-3; (07)AM032702.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 20-34-4-3, AS ADDED BY P.L.1-2005, SECTION 18, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 3. (a) Each school shall notify each parent of a student who enrolls in the school of the requirement that the student must be immunized and that the immunization is required for the student's continued enrollment, attendance, or residence at the school unless:
        (1) the parent or student provides the appropriate documentation of immunity;
        (2) for chicken pox, the parent or student provides a written signed statement that the student has indicated a history of chicken pox; or
        (3) IC 20-34-3-2 or IC 20-34-3-3 applies.
     (b) A school that enrolls grade 6 female students shall provide each parent of a female student who is entering grade 6 with information prescribed by the state department of health under subsection (c) concerning the link between cervical cancer and the human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and that an immunization against the human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is available.
    (c) The state department of health shall provide a school described in subsection (b) with the information concerning

cervical cancer and the human papillomavirus (HPV) infection required in subsection (b).
     (d) The state department of health shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 necessary to implement this section.

SOURCE: IC 20-34-4-5.5; (07)AM032702.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 20-34-4-5.5 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2007]: Sec. 5.5. (a) Each school that enrolls grade 6 female students shall require the parent of a female student entering grade 6 to furnish not later than the twenty (20) school days after the first day of school a written statement prescribed by the state department of health under subsection (b) stating that the parent has received the information required under section 3(b) of this chapter and that:
        (1) the student has received or is receiving the immunization; or
        (2) the parent has decided not to have the student immunized;
against the human papillomavirus (HPV) infection.

     (b) The state department of health shall prescribe the format for the written statement required under subsection (a).
    (c) The state department of health shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 necessary to implement this section.
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SOURCE: Page 2, line 1; (07)AM032702.2. -->     Page 2, delete lines 1 through 12.
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 327 as introduced.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass .

Committee Vote: Yeas 11, Nays 0.

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Senator Miller, Chairperson


AM 032702/DI 104    2007