D.C. Act 25-200. School Student Vaccination Emergency Amendment Act of 2023.
To amend, on an emergency basis, the Immunization of School Students Act of 1979 to remove the requirement that eligible students in the District receive a vaccination against COVID-19; and to repeal the Coronavirus Immunization of School Students Temporary Amendment Act of 2022.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "School Student Vaccination Emergency Amendment Act of 2023".
Sec. 2. The Immunization of School Students Act of 1979, effective September 28, 1979 (D.C. Law 3-20: D.C. Official Code § 38-501 et seq.), is amended as follows:
(a) Section 2(2A) (D.C. Official Code § 38-501) is repealed.
(b) Section 3a (D.C. Official Code § 38-502.01) is repealed.
(c) Section 4 (D.C. Official Code § 38-503) is amended by striking the phrase "; provided, that the Mayor may not issue regulations that conflict with the requirements of section 3a." and inserting a period in its place.
Sec. 3. The Coronavirus Immunization of School Students Temporary Amendment Act of 2022, effective February 23, 2023, (D.C. Law 24-274; 70 DCR 15080), is repealed.
Sec. 4. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).
Sec. 5. Effective date.
This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), and shall remain in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency acts of the Council of the District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788; D.C. Official Code § 1-204.12(a)).