80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 1098, Chapter 43 Page: 1 of 7
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H. B. No. 1098
1 AN ACT
2 relating to immunization against human papillomavirus.
3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
4 SECTION 1. Section 38.001, Education Code, is amended by
5 amending Subsection (b) and adding Subsection (b-1) to read as
7 (b) Subject to Subsections (b-l) and [Subscction] (c), the
8 executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission
9 [Texas Boaxd of H:aith] may modify or delete any of the
10 immunizations in Subsection (a) or may require immunizations
11 against additional diseases as a requirement for admission to any
12 elementary or secondary school.
13 (b-l) Immunization against human papillomavirus is not
14 required for a person's admission to any elementary or secondary
15 school; however, by using existing resources, the Health and Human
16 Services Commission shall provide educational material about the
17 human papillomavirus vaccine that is unbiased, medically and
18 scientifically accurate, and peer reviewed, available to parents or
19 legal guardians at the appropriate time in the immunization
20 schedule by the appropriate school. This subsection preempts any
21 contrary executive order issued by the governor. This subsection
22 expires January 11, 2011.
23 SECTION 2. This Act takes effect immediately if it receives
24 a vote of two-thirds of all the members elected to each house, as
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Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives. 80th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 1098, Chapter 43, legislative document, 2007-03/2007-05; [Austin, Texas]. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth154672/m1/1/: accessed December 6, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.