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Vaccine mandate bill revamped to ease home-schooling waiver
Vaccine mandate bill revamped to ease home-schooling waiver

A bill that would require more children to be vaccinated before they enter school was revamped by its authors Tuesday in an attempt to address concerns by colleagues that it might deprive many young people of an education. However, key members of the Senate Education Committee, which is set to vote on the measure Wednesday, including Chairwoman Carol Liu (D-La Canada-Flintridge), remained noncommital Tuesday, saying they wanted to see amendments in writing and discuss them during the hearing. “Sen. Liu supports vaccination but she wants to hear what other members think of the proposed amendments,” said Robert Oakes, a spokesman for the senator. The measure by Democratic...

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