On April 24, the Joint Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Services held a public hearing and work session on House Bill 3063A, a bill to increase immunization rates in Oregon. After an emotional hearing, where stakeholders on all sides of the issue came forward to share their testimony, the measure advanced out of the Subcommittee on 5-3 vote and will now move on to the full Ways and Means Committee. The Chief Sponsors of the bill include Representatives Greenlick, Helt, Mitchell, Schouten, and Wilde and Senator Thomsen.  

Current law requires, as a condition to attend schools or children’s facilities in Oregon through