From KKTV Colorado Springs, Colorado, in the heart of the American West. Ginger Taylor wrote about this bill and a similar bill in Maine for AofA last night - Maine and Colorado Vaccine Exemption Removal Bills on the Ropes
After more than 24 hours worth of time was spent on a controversial vaccine bill during the legislative session, the bill died on Thursday according to Senate Republicans.
"HB 12-1312 (the controversial vaccination bill) was laid over until Friday, meaning it no longer has enough time to be passed this session," the Senate GOP tweeted out Friday at about 2:30 p.m.
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A controversial bill that would make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinating their kids to attend school has taken another step forward.
According to a tweet sent out by the legislature early Thursday morning, the measure passed a Senate committee by a vote of 4-3.
Colorado residents started reaching out to 11 News Wednesday night outraged over a set time limit put on public testimony. When the bill was brought forth at about 8:45 Wednesday night, supporters and opponents were told they'd each get two hours of public testimony.