SALEM – With more than 100 opponents of mandatory school vaccinations looking on, an undeterred Oregon House of Representatives passed a bill on Monday that removes non-medical exemptions for school-aged children.
The vaccination bill that has roiled the Oregon Legislature, spurred large protests and emotionally charged testimony will get a full vote in the state House of Representatives next week.
The controversial vaccination bill that would prohibit all but medically necessary exemptions has moved to the floor of the Oregon House of Representatives.
Several hundred opponents of a proposal to eliminate non-medical vaccine exemptions for school-aged children rallied outside the Capitol on Tuesday hoping to pressure lawmakers debating House Bill 3063.
A hearing has been set this week for the controversial bill eliminating non-medical vaccine exemptions for school-aged children.