California lawmakers approve cracking down on school vaccine exemptions

A bill that further limits the number of California students who can skip inoculation requirements was approved by the state Senate. It now goes to Gov. Gavin Newsom for his signature.

The Senate’s 28-11 vote came less than 24 hours after the Assembly approved the measure on Tuesday.

While the bill heads to Newsom, who previously pledged to sign it, there remains some uncertainty about the future of Senate Bill 276 by state Sen. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento). On Tuesday, Newsom’s office said in a message posted to Twitter that the governor wants changes to the legislation, which would tighten the state’s school immunization law.

Full Story @ LA Times

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