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Amendment

 

January Session, 2011

LCO No. 8383

   
 

*HB0661808383HDO*

Offered by:

 

REP. RITTER E. , 38th Dist.

SEN. GERRATANA, 6th Dist.

 

To: Subst. House Bill No. 6618

File No. 544

Cal. No. 343

Strike subdivision (1) of subsection (b) of section 545 and insert the following in lieu thereof:

"(b) (1) Commencing October 1, 2011, one group health care provider located in Bridgeport and one group health care provider located in New Haven, as identified by the Commissioner of Public Health, and any health care provider located in Hartford who administers vaccines to children under the federal Vaccines For Children immunization program that is operated by the Department of Public Health under authority of 42 USC 1396s may select under said federal program, and the department shall provide, any vaccine licensed by the federal Food and Drug Administration, including any combination vaccine and dosage form, that is (A) recommended by the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, and (B) made available to the department by the National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention."