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SF 3005

1st Engrossment - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to public health; requiring information on meningococcal disease and
human papillomavirus disease to be provided through the schools; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 121A.15, by adding a subdivision.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 121A.15, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:


new text begin Subd. 16. new text end

new text begin Information on meningococcal disease and human papillomavirus
disease.
new text end

new text begin (a) At the beginning of the sixth grade school year, every public and private
school in the state that enrolls students in grades 6 to 12 shall provide parents or guardians
with information about meningococcal disease and its vaccine and human papillomavirus
disease and its vaccine.
new text end

new text begin (b) The information about meningococcal disease shall include:
new text end

new text begin (1) its causes and symptoms, how meningococcal disease is spread, and where
parents or guardians can obtain additional information on the disease and on its vaccine;
and
new text end

new text begin (2) current recommendations from the United States Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention regarding the vaccine for meningococcal disease and where the vaccination
can be received.
new text end

new text begin (c) The information about human papillomavirus disease shall include:
new text end

new text begin (1) its causes and symptoms, how human papillomavirus disease is spread, and
where parents or guardians may obtain additional information on the disease and on
its vaccine; and
new text end

new text begin (2) current recommendations from the United States Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention regarding the vaccine for human papillomavirus disease and where the
vaccination can be received.
new text end

new text begin (d) The Department of Health, in consultation with the Department of Education,
shall prepare the informational materials required in paragraphs (b) and (c).
new text end

new text begin (e) Nothing in this section shall be construed to require students to receive a
meningococcal vaccination or a human papillomavirus vaccination to remain enrolled in
school or require the school to provide the vaccinations to students.
new text end