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Rules committee objects to mandatory meningitis vaccine

But state will still likely require immunization for seventh graders


May 29, 2020 by Richard Moore

A joint legislative rules committee has objected to a part of a proposed rule that would mandate meningitis vaccinations for all seventh-grade students in the state, with a booster shot in the 12th grade, but, given Wisconsin’s largely intact passive rule review system, the rule will likely still be promulgated.

In March, after a public hearing, the Assembly Constitution and Ethics Committee voted 6-2 to object to part of the Department of Health Services proposed rule, including the...

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