Bill No.: HB0036 Drafter: JWL

 

LSO No.: 06LSO-0209 Effective Date: 7/1/2006

 

Enrolled Act No.: HEA0013

 

Chapter No.: 65

 

Prime Sponsor: Joint Labor, Health and Social Services Interim Committee

 

Catch Title: Childhood immunizations.

 

Subject: Department of Health to supply vaccines for children

 

Summary/Major Elements: This act:

 

        Creates a new program within the Department of Health to supply vaccine for Wyoming children who are not eligible for the federal Vaccines for Children Program;

 

        Directs the Department of Health to appoint a vaccine advisory group and to identify covered vaccines by rule and regulation.

 

Comments:

 

        Creates state-funded vaccines for children program.

Reports required from Department of Health to Joint Labor Committee by October 1, 2006 and October 1, 2007.

        $5 Million appropriation from general fund to Department of Health for the state vaccine program.