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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Vaccine Safety Study Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct or support a comprehensive study comparing total health outcomes, including risk of autism, in vaccinated populations in the United States with such outcomes in unvaccinated populations in the United States, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
04/25/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
04/26/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
04/25/2013Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
04/25/2013Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E576)
Action By: House of Representatives
04/25/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]* 04/25/2013

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce04/25/2013 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health04/26/2013 Referred to

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Introduced in House (04/25/2013)

Vaccine Safety Study Act - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to conduct a comprehensive study to: (1) compare total health outcomes, including the incidence and risk of autism, between vaccinated and unvaccinated U.S. populations; and (2) determine whether exposure to vaccines or vaccine components is associated with autism spectrum disorders, chronic conditions, or other neurological conditions.

Requires the Secretary to seek to include in the study U.S. populations that have traditionally remained unvaccinated for religious or other reasons.

Directs the Secretary to ensure the preservation of all data, including all data sets, collected or used for purposes of the study to facilitate further research by the Secretary or others.

Declares that nothing in this Act shall be construed to authorize the conduct or support of any study in which an individual or population is encouraged or incentivized to remain unvaccinated.