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MEHPA and  Related Bills which have already been introduced                           

(Note:  If you have information about a bill which has been introduced and is not yet listed here, please email the link to sandy@vaccinationnews.org.  Also please note that the list is not necessarily complete and the link will not always show recent amendments.  (If you know of any changes that are not listed here, please let me know.)  As soon as possible, when updates are received, they will be posted.)

Immunization Legislation 2003 - NEW!

*The Model State Emergency Health Powers Act, State Legislative Activity* (as of November 1, 2002) - Center for Law and the Public's Health - 12/9/02

!ALSO CHECK OUT POLITICAL ACTION FOR KNOWN ACTION CALLS IN YOUR STATE!

FOR KNOWN MEHPA AND NON-MEHPA STATE INFORMATION, GO TO STATE INFORMATION

MORE ON THE MEHPA, INCLUDING SAMPLE LETTERS

Legislative Index

State Public Health Departments (See how your health department is handling the issue of bioterrorism.)

*NEW* ALEC's 50 State Home Security Analysis - Guide to Anti-Terrorism Legislation in Microsoft Excel

ALEC Opposes MEHPA - View ALEC's (American Legislative Exchange Council)  tracking by state

Arizona SB1400 - adjourned 5/23/02, no carry-over, according to ALEC

Arizona HB2044c - according to ALEC, sent to governor on May 17, 2002 FINAL VERSION - signed by the governor 5/23/02

California AB1763 - for status, history, etc.

Connecticut RB5286 - adjourned 5/08/02, no carry-over, according to ALEC

Connecticut substitute for RB5286

Delaware HB377 - signed by the governor July 3, 2002

Florida SB1262 - think it has passed but not yet signed by the governor - SIGNED 5/14/02

Florida SB1264 - died on calendar.

Florida HB1579 - Withdrawn from House Committee on Judicial Oversight

Georgia SB385; Georgia SB385 - updated  History   According to ALEC, signed into law on May 16th.

Hawaii HB2521 - Passed House.  Sent to Senate. Sent to governor on May 8, 2002.  Status

Hawaii SB2779 - Passed Senate.  Sent to House.  Adjourned 5/2/02, no carry-over, according to ALEC

Idaho HB517 - Passed House.  Sent to Senate.  Adjourned 3/15/02, no carry-over, according to ALEC

Illinois HB3809 - adjourned 6/02/02, no carry-over, according to ALEC

Illinois SB1529 - adjourned 6/02/02, no carry-over, according to ALEC

Illinois - HB0006 - sent to governor

Kansas SB597 - Fiscal Note - died in committee 5/31/02

Kentucky HB370 - WITHDRAWN

Kentucky HB258 - General response to bioterrorism bill - original

Kentucky HB258 - signed by the governor 3/28/02

Kentucky HB258 - Description

Kentucky HB88 - original version

Kentucky HB88 - WWW VERSION - AN ACT relating to acts of terrorism involving chemical or biological agents.

Louisiana HB91

Maine - passed, according to ALEC More on Maine LD3425 - signed by governor April 11, 2002

Maryland - unofficial

Maryland HB296 - vetoed because HB303 and SB234 signed into law

Maryland HB303 - signed into law

Maryland SB234 - signed April 9, 2002

Maryland SB235 - vetoed because HB303 and SB234 signed into law

Massachusetts SB2194

Minnesota HF2619 - adjourned 5/20/02, no carry-over, according to ALEC

Minnesota HF3031 - Bill which is apparently moving in the Minnesota house (can't seem to get the link to work from the website.  Try typing in: http://ww3.house.leg.state.mn.us/bills/billnum.asp . Ready for floor debate.

Minnesota SF2669 - bill which is apparently moving in the Minnesota Senate. Ready for floor debate.

Mississippi SB2737 - Died in appropriations committee

Mississippi HB1348 - adjourned 4/14/02, no carry-over, according to ALEC

Missouri HB1771 - next hearing to be held 4/4/02! - adjourned 5/17/02, no carry-over, according to ALEC

Missouri SB0712 - Passed Senate.  Sent to House. Status - passed on May 16, 2002. Sent to the governor on May 28.  Signed July 1, 2002.  Effective August 28, 2002.

Missouri SB1000 - adjourned 5/17/02, no carry-over, according to ALEC

Nebraska LB1224 - indefinitely postponed on April 19, 2002

Nevada LB1224 & Nevada Minutes & Critique of the Nevada State Model Emergency Health Powers Act

New Hampshire HB1478-FN-A  Final Version - signed May 17th

New Jersey AB4060

New Jersey AB1773

New Jersey AB830

New Mexico House Joint Memorial(Resolution)34 - Passed House.  Passed Senate.

New Mexico House Joint Memorial(Resolution)38 - Passed House.  Sent to Senate. Withdrawn from Rules Committee?

New Mexico Senate Joint Memorial(Resolution)62 - Passed Senate.  Sent to House.  Passed House.  Other reports.

New York AB9508    New York AB9508A

New York SB5841    New York SB5841A

    http://nyvic.org/nyvic/law/emergency/default.htm - NY Vaccine Information Center

North Carolina HB1471

North Carolina HB1508 - committee substitute, in House Committee on Judiciary as of 6/12/02 - passed House - History - senate substitute adopted 8-27-02

North Carolina SB1166

Oklahoma HB2765 - Passed House.  Sent to Senate. - MEASURE FAILED 5/23/02 

Oklahoma SB1659 - DIED IN GCCA 5/24/02

Pennsylvania HB2261

Pennsylvania SB1338

Rhode Island HB7357 - 02HB7357 -  sent to the governor June 20, according to ALEC. Vetoed by governor, according to ALEC.

Rhode Island HB7305 - adjourned, no carry-over

Rhode Island HB7563 - adjourned, no carry-over

Rhode Island SB2304 - adjourned, no carry-over

Rhode Island SB2865 - 02SB2865 - sent to the governor June 20, according to ALEC.  Vetoed by governor, according to ALEC.

South Dakota HB1304 - already delivered to the governor - signed by governor

South Dakota HB1303

Tennessee HB2271

Tennessee SB2392 - sent to governor

Utah HB231

Utah HB231 - 2nd Substitute Passed House.  Sent to Senate.  Passed Senate.  - signed by governor

Vermont S298 - passed by both House and Senate.  According to Alec in Conference Committee? FINAL VERSION - signed 6/12/02

Virginia HB882

Washington Substitute HB2854     full history including all amendments   NOTE:  This bill now has passed the house unanimously!  Now has had third reading in the Senate.  Adjourned 3/14/02, no carryover. 

Wisconsin AB849 - failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1

- additional Wisconsin links

History of Wisconsin AB849

Wisconsin AB849 -MEHPA

Wisconsin AB849 - MEHPA

Wisconsin AB850 - passed in the assembly, sent to Senate (3/7/02) additional links to assembly activity     - failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1

Wyoming SF0067 - passed Senate, adjourned House, no carryover. Defeated. - Adjourned 3/13/02, no carry-over, according to ALEC.

CANADA - BILL C-42:  THE PUBLIC SAFETY ACT

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