As required by SB277, starting July 1 2016, personal belief exemptions are no longer accepted to the vaccination requirements for school attendance in California. Statement from Vaccinate California on SB277 Taking Effect Tomorrow
Vaccinate California Timeline
January 1, 2016 – CA schools stop accepting new personal belief exemption forms.
July 1, 2016 – SB277 goes into effect. New students and students enrolling in Kindergarten and seventh grade must be up to date on immunizations or have a medical exemption.
June 25th, SB277 passes Assembly Floor.
June 9th, SB277 passes Assembly Health Committee. Vaccinate California Co-Founder Hannah Henry testifies in support of the bill, followed by many many volunteer supporters.
May 14, SB277 passes Senate floor.
April 28, SB277 passes Senate Judiciary Committee