PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978
333.9208 Certificate of immunization or statement of exemption; presentation to school officials; minimum doses of immunizing agent; updated certificate; annual report.
(1) A parent, guardian, or person in loco parentis applying to have a child registered for the first time in a school in this state and, beginning January 1, 2014, a parent, guardian, or person in loco parentis of a child entering the seventh grade, shall present to school officials, at the time of registration or not later than the first day of school, a certificate of immunization or statement of exemption under section 9215.
(2) A teacher or principal shall not permit a child to enter or attend school unless a certificate indicating that a minimum of 1 dose of an immunizing agent against each of the diseases specified by the department has been received and certified to by a health professional or local health department. A parent, guardian, or person in loco parentis having a child registered with only these minimum doses of immunizing agents shall present an updated certificate of immunization within 4 months after initial attendance showing that the immunizations have been completed as prescribed by the department.
(3) The department annually shall provide a report showing a year-to-year comparison of the percentage of children by age who are immunized appropriately upon entering the seventh grade.
History: 1978, Act 368, Eff. Sept. 30, 1978
Am. 2000, Act 90, Imd. Eff. May 1, 2000
Am. 2013, Act 120, Imd. Eff. Oct. 1, 2013
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 1 of Act 120 of 2013 provides:"Enacting section 1: This amendatory act takes effect July 1, 2013."
Popular Name: Act 368
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