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Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick

Standing Committee on Law Amendments
Notice of Public Hearings and Call for Briefs

An Act Respecting
Proof of Immunization (Bill 39)

The Standing Committee on Law Amendments, an all-party committee of the Legislative Assembly, is seeking public input on Bill 39, An Act Respecting Proof of Immunization.

The purpose of Bill 39 is to remove non-medical exemptions from the mandatory immunization requirements for public school and licensed early learning and child care admissions. The Bill requires students attending public schools and children in licensed early learning and child care facilities to provide either proof of immunization or a medical exemption on a form signed by a medical professional.

The Committee seeks your input through public hearings with respect to the issues raised by Bill 39. The public hearings will be held in the Legislative Council Chamber of the Legislative Assembly building in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Individuals or organizations from the legal or medical profession are invited to appear on August 27. Individuals or organizations representing parent groups or the teaching profession are invited to appear on August 28. All others are invited to appear on August 29.  

If you wish to appear on Bill 39, please notify the Office of the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly  by phone [(506) 453-2506] or email  by August 7, 2019. Those not wishing to appear are invited to submit a written brief by email by September 6, 2019.

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