SB 538 Prohibits the use of a vaccine containing mercury as administered to a child or adult in Missouri
Sponsor: Chappelle-Nadal
LR Number: 2097S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Health and Pensions
Last Action: 4/5/2017 - Motion to vote bill do pass failed S Health and Pensions Committee (2097S.02C) Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2017

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Current Bill Summary

SB 538 - Under this act and beginning August 28, 2018, no vaccine containing mercury shall be administered to a child or adult in Missouri. In cases of a public health emergency, the Director of the Department of Health and Senior Services may exempt the use of a vaccine from this prohibition.

This act is substantially similar to HB 331 (2017).