S.B. No. 1211

relating to providing information about respiratory syncytial virus under certain continuing education programs. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTION 1. Subchapter A, Chapter 161, Health and Safety Code, is amended by adding Section 161.0106 to read as follows: Sec. 161.0106. RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS; IMMUNIZATION. As part of the education programs under Sections 161.0095 and 161.010, the department shall include information about: (1) respiratory syncytial virus and the importance of preventative activities for children at risk of contracting the virus; (2) respiratory syncytial virus prophylaxis for children who are at high risk of complications from the disease; and (3) immunization for respiratory syncytial virus when a vaccine is recommended and available. SECTION 2. This Act takes effect September 1, 2005.
______________________________ ______________________________ President of the Senate Speaker of the House
I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1211 passed the Senate on April 14, 2005, by the following vote: Yeas 31, Nays 0. ______________________________ Secretary of the Senate I hereby certify that S.B. No. 1211 passed the House on May 10, 2005, by a non-record vote. ______________________________ Chief Clerk of the House Approved: ______________________________ Date ______________________________ Governor