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Vaccine Legislation

Testimony and Letters Regarding Vaccine Safety Issues

State Issues

Delaware- House Bill 108 (2005): An Act to Amend Title 16 (Health and Safety) of the Delaware Code Relating to Immunizations (link to Title 16)

Maryland - House Bill 394 and Senate Bill 365 (2006): Public Health - Mercury-Free Vaccines - Requirements

  • Text and Status of HB 394 and SB 365 (Click on the bill number to get text of the bill)
  • Letter of Opposition (pdf 91KB) to HB 394 sent to Representative Peter A. Hammen, signed by Neal A. Halsey and Lawrence H. Moulton, dated February 10, 2006
  • Letter of Opposition (pdf 91KB) to SB 365 sent to Senator Paula Hollinger, signed by Neal A. Halsey and Lawrence H. Moulton, dated February 10, 2006

Maryland - House Bill 86 (2005): Children and Pregnant Women - Mercury and Heavy Metal-Free Vaccines and Injections

IVS does not support state laws banning all use of vaccines containing any thimerosal.

Minnesota - House Bill HF 1505 (2005): Vaccines containing mercury or mercury compounds prohibited

Federal Issues
  • Testimony regarding the number of vaccines children receive, combination vaccines and diabetes.  Before the Committee on Government Reform, US House of Representatives delivered October 12, 1999.
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