Senate Joint Resolution 7
117th Congress(2021-2022)
A joint resolution disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Minor Consent for Vaccinations Amendment Act of 2020.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Feb 8, 2021
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Feb 8, 2021
Latest Action
Feb 8, 2021
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Joint Resolution
Joint Resolution
A form of legislative measure used to propose changes in law, or to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.J.Res. or S.J.Res. Concurrent resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions. Bill is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
7
Congress
117
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Utah
Indiana
Kentucky
North Dakota
Oklahoma
South Dakota
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This joint resolution nullifies the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Minor Consent for Vaccinations Amendment Act of 2020, enacted by the council on December 23, 2020, and transmitted on February 4, 2021 [sic], to Congress pursuant to the District of Columbia Home Rule Act. The act authorizes a minor, 11 years of age or older, to consent to receive a vaccine if the minor is capable of meeting the informed consent standard and the vaccine is recommended by the United States Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and will be provided in accordance with its recommended immunization schedule.

Text (1)
February 8, 2021
Actions (2)
02/08/2021
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
02/08/2021
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Feb 9, 2021 5:42:11 AM
Updated
Mar 6, 2021 8:51:37 PM